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Address: Camaguey, Cuba
Phone Number: 32/29-6901
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Lovely plaza with good art gallery, restaurant and cathedral

This is a lovely plaza and standard on the tour route, but worth the trip. It is on a pedestrian only street and cool bronze sculptures are on the plaza. We had a lovely meal in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Decoamie
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Washington, DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a lovely plaza and standard on the tour route, but worth the trip. It is on a pedestrian only street and cool bronze sculptures are on the plaza. We had a lovely meal in a nearby restaurant, as well. The church is lovely.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A wonderful and picturesque colonial square, Plaza del Carmen is filled with the bronze sculptures of Martha Jimenez whose gallery is located on one side (not to be missed). The church, Iglesia del Carmen (1825) was closed and we did not visit.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just to walk and see. Watching and walking is my favorite. And in the meantime you can choose some nice place to have some beer or drink. Isn t it nice?

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small square is noteworthy by the pretty building surrounding it. The recently painted Church of Our Lady of El Carmen fronts the square.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the warren of old streets in Camaguey this is not very easy to find but worth it. It was very quiet when we went there recently, on our only day in Camaguey, and the life-size sculptures by Martha Jimenez give it a flavour of recently past times and the lives of the locals. Go before it is swarming with... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used to go there when i was little and it was always a good experience to go and just watch people, talk to the locals and learn about they culture

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Thank victorivera
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Great food. Some of the best we have eaten in Cuba. Shrimp, Lobster, steak, were great. It is a large restaurant with great atmosphere. You can see a church out the window that is the only church in Latin America that has two towers.

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Thank Neil W
Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I really like this quite square by day and by night. It has simply a nice flair. I found great also the real-size statues of Martha Jimenez in the square. There are a couple of restaurants around the square

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

I loved the architecture across Cuba from Spanish to French and even a little english colonial. This square is an excellent example including the church.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

We visited this lovely square and toured several of the excellent galleries.definitely a good place to spend a couple of hours gallery hopping and eating.

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