WE loved seeing all of the Botero sculptures outside of the museum. The area was bustling with activity, and it made for a lovely introduction to the city.
This was one of my first stops, after arriving in Medellin Colombia. It truly is the finest , lifesized, arena of art I have ever seen. The Plaza and its 23 sculptures, by Colombian artist Fernando Botero, are surrounded by the Museum of Antioquia and the Rafael Uribe Uribe Palace of Culture. Botero donated these and several other artworks for... More
So Plaza Botero is supposed to be a photo op/ great place to visit. It does have two beautiful building,the a Museo de Antioquia which I enjoyed and the Palacio de Cultura Raphael Uribe which I also visited and liked. But the Plaza itself is only okay. It is overrun with hawkers and surrounded by bodegas and peddlers. The huge... More
This place is a must in your trip to Medellin. Is medium size square full of Botero's sculptures one prittier than the other. This is a very busy place, so keep an eye in your belongings and kids.
Botero is Colombia's most famous sculptor. He has bequeathed many of his greatest works to the nation. His style is unique and the Plaza Botero is situated right next to the Museum carrying his name.
We happen to like Botero and enjoyed the display of his sculpture in this small plaza. I have learned upon my return to New York that this park is dangerous.....full of pickpockets and purse snatchers. We were with a guide who wisely kept tabs.
This plaza is smack in the middle of the downtown part of Medellín. It has several (maybe 10?) large sculptures by Fernando Botero. The plaza is busy with a lot of typical city action -- including vendors, people dancing, commuters, and a wee bit of prostitution on blocks near the plaza. It is only a few blocks from the metro,... More
Spent an hour here last weekend after visiting the nearby Museo de Antioquia. This plaza is a safe and enjoyable place to watch people. There are vendors who are selling everything from drinks to candy to games to magnets, but a simple "No, gracias" will suffice. Take a seat on a bench and watch the world go by and enjoy... More
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