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Plaza Botero

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Address: Medellin, Colombia
Phone Number: 574-251-3635
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It developed my love for Botero's "volume game"

It's is a nice square, never felt unsafe here, but do watch your bellongings. The sculptures are a bit odd, but that's just botero. I think it is a must see for everyone who... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Atlanta, Georgia
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The plaza was formed as a bit of bad planning. Thanks to Botero, it's now a cultural destination. Locals and tourists are busy in the square, it's relaxing to gaze at the Art, and invigorating to make your way through the crowds and vendors

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Salento, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's is a nice square, never felt unsafe here, but do watch your bellongings. The sculptures are a bit odd, but that's just botero. I think it is a must see for everyone who goes to Medellin. The Square is L-shaped. At the tip of the L you can get the best Emaniada's I ever had. (if you face the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We love the Botero Sculptures and the admosphere on the plaza. Yes there are too much street vendors, but they do not bother me and add to the ambiance of at place. With all the people walking around and the nice restaurants and fruit stands it is a great place to experience Medellin.

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Kearney, Nebraska
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A convenient and exciting way to enjoy Botero sculptures. A must for art lovers. Some sculptures are amusing. Some are serious and philosophical.

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Westbrook, Maine
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24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this is an incredible sight to behold... the bronzes are a story unto themselves... however i did not get to investigate that history... i will say that this man who did these statues had a vision like no other... i believe there are around sixteen pieces in all... look closely or you will miss one or two despite their size...... More 

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panama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

his best Works are here at the plaza.each sculpture is more fantastic tan the other. highly recommended and a must excellent for pictures. you can buy souvneirs

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Hyderabad, India
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Again ... I don't understand art and specially not the one involving obese human figures. May be Mr Botero wanted to have a monument to all obese people in the world and I respect him for that as generally no other artists show them in their arts.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit the museum too, while there. COP10,000 entry. And see much more Botero, and some nice international exhibits. The metro takes you right there. Stay away, well, be very, very carrful, after dark.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a fan of Botero than it is worth visiting the Medellin for the Plaza Botero alone. So many sculptures to see and a stop in the Museo Antioquia, which houses many of his pieces, makes it a Botero lovers dream destination!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic place with outdoor shows and Botero's Museum that not only shows his art but also tells you a little bit of his history and family challenges.

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