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Address: Cartagena, Colombia
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This colonial plaza is surrounded by the Cathedral, the Palace of the...

This colonial plaza is surrounded by the Cathedral, the Palace of the Inquisition and a gold museum.

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Cartagena City Tour

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Nice square and green space in the Walled City of Cartegena

It is a place for people to come together and have a nice time either relaxing or playing cards or even dancing on the streets. It is a beautiful square that is full of trees and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The statue is made in Germany and when you look closely you can find out where. Slightly tricky don't give up easily 😉

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A nice square in the old city, home to a statue of Simon Bolivar on horseback who lead the fight for indepenance from Spanish rule. At the time of our visit colourful dancers were performing to loud music, for the benefit of tourists, which whilst providing a taste of the local culture took something away from the beauty and serenity... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great history. Local performances and vendors. Colourful and entertaining. A guide would be reccommended

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The typical colonial town square packed with tourists an locals alike, is a must see while visiting Cartagena

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a place for people to come together and have a nice time either relaxing or playing cards or even dancing on the streets. It is a beautiful square that is full of trees and the statue of Simon Bolivar on his horse sits triumphantly in the middle of the square. It is a nice place to rest if... More 

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Balikpapan, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this square, both for the history and for the surrounding restaurants and museums. Great meeting location, or place to see some local vendors.

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pembroke pines, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked all over the old city. This place offers a nice and safe place to sit! Great atmosphere, Centrally located

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a nice green spot in the city center. When we went there, there were some street dancers performing local dances. I really enjoyed the show.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice little plaza to view on your way walking around Getsemani area. Not much to see other than main statue in image, good for quick visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This beautiful Plaza has a wonder statue in honor of Bolivar. In the center is a beautiful statue of Simon Bolivar a South American political leader. He played a key role in Latin America's independence from Spain. While we were in the plaza there was a group of teenagers who were eager to talk to us to practice their English.... More 

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