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Plaza Botero

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Address: Medellin, Colombia
Phone Number: 574-251-3635
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Fernando Botero Walking Tour of Medellín
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Crowded Square of Art

The plaza hosts a large number of Botero's works in addition to the museum which borders the plaza. Definitely worth checking out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Glen Allen, Virginia

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Nice place, only in the day, safe, but not recomended by taxi drivers or police at night, in city center

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Glen Allen, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The plaza hosts a large number of Botero's works in addition to the museum which borders the plaza. Definitely worth checking out.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Visited Plaza Botero en-route to do some shopping in El Hueco. The sculptures were interesting to say the least. Very busy location; interesting people. Enjoyable walking through the area.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Fun place to visit but watch your wallet! Lots of police around so I guess it is safe. Amazing collection of Botero sculpture; great lace for photographs and a must-see in Medellin.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

the best in the world , you meet whit a lot of people from others country`s.want the best expo from the famous maestro of art.

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Medellin, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is an excellent (and free) way to see many of Fernando Botero's best sculptures. Take a leisurely walk around the plaza, buy a coffee or quick empenada just off the square and grab a seat for some great people watching.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

A vibrant park that is ubiquitous and a must see while in Medellin. For more of Botero and other Latin American artists, go for a tour of the Museum of Antiquia.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

It's a great plaza to stroll around, take some photos and buy some Botero trinkets. There are some good restaurants and cafes around it too, or you can buy a drink... juice, coffee, beer.. from the street vendors and sit on a bench. You visit this on the free walking tour, which I HIGHLY recommend doing on your first day... More 

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Santa Marta, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We took a Turbibus tour and stopped at Plaza Botero. The statues were fantastic - my favorite part of Medellin. The only negative is the warning we were given about the large crowds and the possibility of being robbed. The tour guide suggested keeping our valuables close, which meant not bringing my phone to take pictures. The area is loaded... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great place to check out the larger than life Botero sculptures and an even better place to people watch. Very busy place with a great number of shops nearby.

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Address: Medellin, Colombia
Phone Number: 574-251-3635
Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Medellin

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