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Address: Camaguey, Cuba
Phone Number: 32/29-6901
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The overview of the Plaza

i like the place, it's look like an old historic place and i dont like to those some begars are begging money to the tourist.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

i like the place, it's look like an old historic place and i dont like to those some begars are begging money to the tourist.

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Kent
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Take in the atmosphere and peacefulness in the late afternoon, however if you are lucky apparently in the early morning the chap who reads his newspaper comes and sits next to the statue that is modelled on him!

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Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

A bit away from the centre, but well worth a visit (we took a bicitaxi). A couple of art galleries and some lovely sculptures. Go have a "chat" with the groupf of gossiping ladies in bronze. They are beatifully crafted.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Every time we've visited Plaza del Carmen, I'm struck by what a pretty little plaza it is in a pretty little town, Camaguey. The buildings around the Plaza have been spruced up and look very nice. There are good restaurants to dine in, e.g. Restaurant 1800. And interesting little shops to poke around in, e.g. Galeria Martha Jimenez.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I really liked the architecture of the houses, the square, the restaurants. I did not like some people q hacechan tourists

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The statuary here is great, the galleries are wonderful and you have to visit Martha Jimenez. There is a really nice cafe here, cobblestone streets, and like everywhere in Camaguey, you can walk. BTW you will want to take photos with the statutes

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Supposedly not too many tourist visit this remarkable part of Camagüey — indeed, we were the only ones. The church, Iglesia de Nuestra Seniora del Carmen, is almost 200 years old and was restored several years ago. Adjacent is the building of the old convent, now housing offices of the City Historian, and a school. The church has two towers,... More 

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Of course this is a must when visiting Camaguey. Just take a picture of the old guy who was modelling 12 years ago and still looks similar. Just pay him a CUC, he also has to make ends meet... Then join the group of gossiping women, you're free to tell them anything. And also visit some art galeries, really in... More 

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Oromocto NB
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We enjoyed the life sculptures in the plaza. The church was interesting. There a couple famous art galleries there that should not be missed. We spent at least a couple hours visiting the square and the surrounding galleries.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This was a wonderful place to visit original and refreshing. An art critic over viewed her work. Her studio is open to viewing with many works for sale.

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