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Plaza Bolivar

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Description: This colonial plaza is surrounded by the Cathedral, the Palace of the...
This colonial plaza is surrounded by the Cathedral, the Palace of the Inquisition and a gold museum.
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Nice little place to sit when it's scorching

Cartagena was scorching hot when we visited, so this was a little oasis. Not much going on there except shade and a few vendors selling trinkets and food. There are also some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Beautiful, right in the heart of the old city, great to walk around and see some performers as well.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Plaza Bolivar is a portrait of the past, with the huge statue of this strong leader. The square is nice to stroll by. Overlooking the square you can see the imposing "Palacio de la Inquisicion" and have a coffee or an icecream in some of the places around. This is a very good place to catch the carriage ride across... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Cartagena was scorching hot when we visited, so this was a little oasis. Not much going on there except shade and a few vendors selling trinkets and food. There are also some statutes there

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Lots of trees, the requisite statue of Bolivar, and colorful food vendors ringing the outside--what's not to like? Nice little square for a rest under the shade on a hot Cartagena day.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Great place to watch folkloric dancing in the evening, get some coconut water or an arepa while admiring the statue of the Libertador.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

When we sat down in the plaza to take a break from running around, we wanted to decompress while watching the ever changing passing parade. The plaza reminds me of Jackson Square in New Orleans. It is full of color, movement, noise, music, locals & tourist alike strolling by or just relaxing and watching the parade of people.

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Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The City with the Hisorical Center Restauration that has that holds the most amusing and beautifull surpries to his Visitors! So Welcoming, Chraming and Modern at same time... pampering your senses in his Hotels Boutiques and delicious Restaurants!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

A lovely little plaza. When I visited there was a dance troupe performing traditional Colombian dance for change. They were very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I just sitted here and admired the nature and the architecture. It was a beautiful day, and you should spend some time here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Cartagena is a lovely town in the South of Colombia. It offers historical attractions in park-like settings which can be encountered while strolling around the city and old town.

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