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Address: Camaguey, Cuba
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Certainly within walking distance if staying near the center of the old city. The sculptures in the square in front of the cathedral make the visit worth the walk. The cathedral... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Overland Park, Kansas
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Overland Park, Kansas
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325 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 588 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Certainly within walking distance if staying near the center of the old city. The sculptures in the square in front of the cathedral make the visit worth the walk. The cathedral makes a nice backdrop. Thanks for reading.

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Paris, France
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360 reviews
317 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Plaza del Carmen offers everything a tourist can wish for: a beautiful Baroque church surrounded by well-kept houses, no cars (pedestrian area), few tourists, good public art, a great art gallery and a couple of restaurants -my favourite being El Ovejito, excellent and moderately priced

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1 Thank Bernard B
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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709 reviews
466 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 344 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This square has a nice atmosphere,a good place to sit in the shade and chill for a while, have a drink or a bite to eat.

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1 Thank RonA_Plymouth
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115 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

All the locals kept telling us that the plaza was soooo far from the city center but Camaguey is so small that it's really not as far as you would think it is. Plan to spend an hour at the plaza, maybe more if you decide to eat there. It's a small, slow town so go with the flow.

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Valencia, Venezuela
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93 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This was by far my favorite place in Camaguey. I loved the cobblestone streets, the pinkish colored church, shopping for handmade souvenirs and art, and enjoying a bite to eat at the nearby cafes. I also thoroughly enjoyed visiting with an old man who told me about how he was the model for one of the statues in the plaza.

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1 Thank Lgtallie
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice place to see. There are little stands to purchase handmade gifts. The area has a bar right in front which you can seat and enjoy a beer or better yet a Mojito.

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Barcelona, Spain
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37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

It's a lovely place to seat and contemplate the surrounding architecture and the art galleries. There are a couple of cafés as well.

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1 Thank nomadcrow
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146 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

So much history to be absorbed in this square. Quite the architectural wonder of Cuba with so much to see and do.

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1 Thank Phyllis K
Leipzig, Germany
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Though still in the city centre this plaza surprises by its calmness and nearly kind of rural atmosphere

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Etten-Leur, The Netherlands
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110 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Beautiful square with cobblestone, Tinajones and life-sized sculptures of camagüeyanos. The Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Carmen is worth visiting.

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