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An excellent place to walk around

Apart from the church, you can visit the Martha Jimenez studio workshop, have some food or drinks... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
ivan e
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habana
Lovely plaza

Lovely church and some nice shops to check out here. Definitely worth a visit if you're in the area.

Reviewed 18 August 2018
TheLush101
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

Apart from the church, you can visit the Martha Jimenez studio workshop, have some food or drinks in one the restaurants nearby or simply sit down in a bench to have some rest while looking at the bronze statues located all around the square.

Thank ivan e
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Lovely church and some nice shops to check out here. Definitely worth a visit if you're in the area.

Thank TheLush101
Reviewed 22 July 2018

love the street of camaguey that always relax & peaceful. the plaza of carmen that is also getting relax environment. quite enjoy to take walk around the town. it also has some art here. good for visit

Thank iamface
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

This plaza is full of artists and small shops with quality pieces and friendly faces. A square with meaning and some remarkable bronzes life size with an incredible history for the forgotten people in a peaceful part of the town. G My guide gave me...More

1  Thank kookoo48
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Beautiful plaza - my favourite in Camaguey and probably Cuba in the beauty category! Not much else going on here - no cafe culture, no vibe... It's a pity as the plaza is the perfect place for it. When we visited we were the only...More

Thank Aussie_Travel_Writer
Reviewed 16 April 2018

I have been to Camaguey 3 times. The first time I visited the Plaza del Carmen my mother, a native of Camaguey, and her eighties, told me so much about it. The church, which is still functioning, is the only church in Camaguey with 2...More

Thank migzubi
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Lots of galleries with excellent artists is located here. Also the bronze-statues outside is worse seeing. The church is nice outside, but closed when we visited the square. Bring your photo camera, there are gorgeous motivs

Thank Hojland
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Go during the day so you can really see everything in the square. our tour was at night so the tour guild used a flash light to show us some the stautes as he give us the history, we were in route to meet one...More

1  Thank SadeNY
Reviewed 19 December 2017

I love this little square - it's just a little neighbourhood with kids playing around the place, scabbing money for icecream from visitors, all amongst the cobble stones and beautiful bronze statues which simply depict Cubans going about their business. ONe of the really lovely...More

Thank milliesmum2016
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This small plaza was apparently restored a few years ago. Now the highlight for me was the several lifestyle bronze sculptures of people sitting around doing normal activities. The sculptress was Marta Jimenez, whose studio is just off the plaza and well worth the visit.

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