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Plaza 24 de Septiembre

Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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Ranked #3 of 19 attractions in Santa Cruz
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I have very bad experience with moneychangers near the plaza.the legal shops where close as i was desperate of money to pay my lodging i trusted those people hanging outside the shop.as it turns pot they cheated me with 200bolivianas.they will show you the complete money counting in front of you but they will hand to you not the correct... More

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Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

There is some shops, cafe's and restaurants around, but the plaza itself is more a place to come and relax. There's always people around but the plaza is of reasonable size so you can usually find an seat somewhere along it's sides. Have a seat, relax, and enjoy the people watching.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Visit the city of Santa Cruz because is one of the city that has the small altitude in Bolivia this is our first stop the plaza central where possible speak with the local inhabitants and there are many persons that he likes to change words

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

The plaza is very nice and interest with shops, churches is nice to sit and see people's daily performe.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

The Plaza is central to life in Santa Cruz. It's where friends meet, families go with kids, and where people go to relax and watch the world walk by. There are plenty of police, so it's safe. As with anywhere in Santa Cruz, don't leave your bags unattended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

I loved the plaza, and we returned often here with our 3 children, sometimes as a resting point in between other trips. It never failed to make me smile. I loved watching the people, the couples kissing on benches, the children chasing the pigeons, a game of chess, families strolling, old folks, young folks, and the beautiful old trees, and... More

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

The whole city is build around Plaza 24 de Septiembre. It a meating point, Its often life at the plaza. Go here in the day, take with you your chess and play, or just watch some others. Or just get your shoes shined while reading the newspaper at one of the stands. Go here in the night, and just sit... More

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Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Beautiful church as a background setting...kids and elderly alike just sitting, having Café con Leche and feeding the birds. so clean and peaceful.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

A lot of history here. The plaza really truly has been and is the center of town. My grandfather would put on his hat and coat and stroll this plaza. Be sure to spend some time and walk around the plaza just soaking in all the sights

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

About the only pretty place in downtown Santa Cruz that we could find but worth a visit if you're there.

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