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Address: Cartagena, Colombia
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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A green square

This is a beautiful square with lots of greenery that provides a wonderful shaded area for its passerby. It has got a very relaxed atmosphere to it. Lots of cafes and restaurants... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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New York City, New York
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

tourist trap, you could negotiate prices dont let them fool you. there are 10-15 shops if one says no go to the others until you get the price that you want, they pretty much sell the same things.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The people of cartagena don't know much about customer service but the place is beautiful. A little over price but try to negotiate with the people they will try to get aventage of you being a turist act like you know the price and always ask for like 30% less of the price they offer sometimes less then that. Love... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This is a beautiful square with lots of greenery that provides a wonderful shaded area for its passerby. It has got a very relaxed atmosphere to it. Lots of cafes and restaurants around where you can hop in for a quick coffee break and then plaza in itself is located to very many attraction around so even in passing you... More 

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Casablanca, Morocco
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

In Old Cartagena, old roads take you there. It is a lively and peaceful square, where you can seat, relax, and watch local people

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The Villages, Florida
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

A nice place to sit and relax while walking around this area. Lots of shade trees. Music is playing to get you into the real Spanish mood. Few peddlers there wanting you to buy their wares. Some found it hard to understand "No Thank You" when I wasn't interested.

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Cartagena, Colombia
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Plaza or Parque Bolivar is gorgeous. Benches, greenery, trees and fountains surround the statue of Simon Bolivar, Colombia's liberator. All parks/squares offer free wifi as of q1 2015. The square invites you to take a break, get coffee from the neighboring Juan Valdez or fruit from one of the palanqueras. The Gold Museum as well as the Inquisition Palace are... More 

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DC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We ended up here at least 4-5 times during our explorations of the Old City as part of our visit in mid-May. It's biggest draw may be that it's shady and (comparatively) cool. The fountains are nice and the people watching is fantastic. We often found ourselves sitting in the benches on the shade enjoying the dulces and fruit that... More 

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North Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The center of the Plaza features a statue of its namesake ..there are benches ,venders, and nicely landscaped grounds..We sat and rested and attracted a flock of pigeons..

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

It was cute and picturesque, but is very small. Worth a brief visit. The statue of Simon Bolivar is beautiful, good for photo opps.

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florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This adorable little plaza which is in front of the Palacio de la Inquisicion holds the statue of Simon Bolivar. It also has wi-if hit spots for those that need to check their emails or upload pictures

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Address: Address: Cartagena, Colombia
Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena

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