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Plaza San Juan de Dios

Camaguey, Cuba
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Ranked #3 of 14 attractions in Camaguey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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369 reviews 369 reviews
242 attraction reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
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 .

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Netherlands
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30 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Camagüey is a total maze of Streets. There are few straight ones and it is complicated to find the right ones. Nonetheless a city walk is pleasant and should include this lovely square. To me it had a distinct Mexican feel to it and was totally different from the other squares in town.

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Oromocto NB
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

The Plaza has a church, a museum, and lots of really nice art galleries in the immediate area. What is nice is these are Cuban artists, working in their shop. You don't have to look and wonder if these are shipped in from china, you can see the artist working in wood, leather, painting, .... We bought a leather mask... More

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Selby, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

It is a very picturesque square in the heart of the old, colonial Camaguey. Very nice church, and colourful buildings around. For some reason I found this square very stylish and very carribean, it is my favourite Camaguey square. Another advantage: if you are hungry, you will find there really good restaurants (we recommend Restaurante 1800, just on the corner).... More

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Toronto, Canada
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26 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

One of the eight or nine principal plazas in this city! All well within a walking distance from each other, if you have a day or two. You can of course hire a bicycle taxi. You do not have to try very hard to find one. They will find you. If you visit during a rain storm, as I did,... More

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Athens, Greece
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Arguably the most photogenic church and square in Camaguey, features a nice wooden ceiling and excellent view from the church tower.

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Cuba
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Plaza San Juan de Dios is like going back in time, but although you will find several restaurants (1800 is the best among them) the animation is still missing at least during day time..

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Plaza San Juan is a lively place with good restaurants, classic cars waiting for customers and kids playing soccer.

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London
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

beautiful and sweet, very calm, visited early morning so it was peacefull and quiet; nicely refubrished, very picturesque

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