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Address: Camaguey, Cuba
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the excellent place to see a colonial Plaza in Camaguey

there are some cafes, also a church that is a museun and some souvenirs stores, you can see an artist studio also.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Rodney R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

there are some cafes, also a church that is a museun and some souvenirs stores, you can see an artist studio also.

Thank Rodney R
Venezia, Italia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The plaza is nice and recalling movie scenes of Mexico actually. It's really how you expect it to be. Kind of poor art but really traditional! Nice

Thank CaterinaVe
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

I personally loved Camaguey and we had a great time at this plaza (square). What a fantastic opportunity to talk to the locals and learn about traditional customs, dishes, cuisine, music, dance and more. It is the best place in town. Plaza San Juan in Camaguey and the Malecon in Havana are the two best public places in Cuba. We... More 

Thank Antje V
Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Also known as Plaza de Padre Olallo in order to pay tribute to the only priest who has been canonized in Cuba due to his long-life charity work, this square continues to be the most impressive open space in the city of Camaguey, still preserving its 18th century colonial atmosphere. The square is a historical and architectural complex of great... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

You must visit all the plazas in Camaguey and their are many, best to go by bicycle taxi. The drivers do this all the time for tourists and know every spot to take you.

Thank marynaturelover
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

It is colonial place, very antique, IT is ones of the best place of the city. I really enjoy it. Camaguey city in general is an historical place.

Thank Maria M
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This lovely square is at the heart of the original city of Camaguey. The buildings are beautifully restored - like stepping back in time.

Thank villager51
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I love this place because it had a lot of history, marvelous places and a cool atmosfere. I love the souvenirs too!!!

Thank Dickman D
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Also called Plaza del Padre Olallo, to commemorate a priest José Olallo y Valdés (1820 – 1889) who used to care for the poor of the city of Camagüey. He was beatified by Pope Benedict XVI and the beatification ceremony took place in Camagüey, presided by Cardinal Jose Saraiva Martins; the President of Cuba, Raul Castro, attended the ceremony as... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Arrived at this wonderful Plaza ,through the maze of streets ,some very narrow .I think we would have got lost .Quieter than some of the other Plazas ,but still lots to see large church and other buildings some be ending used as restaurants ,others as Art galleries .

Thank Mary38677

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