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Nice and beautiful plaza to visit

You can walk around the plaza and enjoy the weather and small shops. The day we went there was a... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Northborough, Massachusetts
Colombia πŸ‡¨πŸ‡΄ Jan-Apr 2017

Great location with delicious food at very cheap prices!!! European atmosphere with the gentle and... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
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2 Mar 2018
“Nice and beautiful plaza to visit”
1 Feb 2017
“Colombia Jan-Apr 2017”
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

You can walk around the plaza and enjoy the weather and small shops. The day we went there was a gastronomical fair, and we enjoied the culinary offers .

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank cgpabon01
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Great location with delicious food at very cheap prices!!! European atmosphere with the gentle and humble human spirit!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank edwino815
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Nice historical place..nice for a historical and architecture fan Great place in the middle of a peaceful site

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank JohnS7487
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Biggest part of the square is nice, but on one of the sides is a really ugly newer building. The Cathedral is nice, not very special. The city has not much else to offer.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank WillyTheHague
Reviewed 12 November 2016

this plaza had a nice feel and a cool stature of simon bolivar in the middle. on 2 sides it's surrounded by a nice church and the rendon mansion and then the other commercial establishments. but two of the sides are government buildings and one...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank namchegompa
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

European atmosphere! Walking through the plaza you get a sense of being in Spain or other European capital or city!πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank edwino815
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I've been to places like salento and villa de Leyva and really enjoy them. I too enjoyed tunja and it seems to be a place that's overlooked by tourists. Plenty of places to eat cheap local food and lots of lovely churches and colonial buildings....More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Michael D
Reviewed 2 August 2016

The Plaza is the heart of historic Tunja. There is a large and impressive statue of Simon Bolivar in its centre where locals gather to socialise. The Cathedral is found here too. Radiating from the Plaza are the historic streets of Tunja where a variety...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Jill L
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

if you want to find out more about the culture you must go to the plaza de Bolivar. you can find places to eat delicious food and also little places where you can buy gifts.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Ed R
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Since this is the city's principal square, everybody has to visit it, from where you can visit the Cathedral, the City's Founder's Home, the Mayor's Office and a very well maintained statue of Simon Bolivar.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank LuisJorgePerez
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