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Beautiful Art everywhere

Go during the day so you can really see everything in the square. our tour was at night so the tour... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SadeNY
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New York City, New York
Art Imitates Life

I love this little square - it's just a little neighbourhood with kids playing around the place... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
milliesmum2016
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Camaguey, Cuba
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go during the day so you can really see everything in the square. our tour was at night so the tour guild used a flash light to show us some the stautes as he give us the history, we were in route to meet one...More

1  Thank SadeNY
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I love this little square - it's just a little neighbourhood with kids playing around the place, scabbing money for icecream from visitors, all amongst the cobble stones and beautiful bronze statues which simply depict Cubans going about their business. ONe of the really lovely...More

Thank milliesmum2016
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

This small plaza was apparently restored a few years ago. Now the highlight for me was the several lifestyle bronze sculptures of people sitting around doing normal activities. The sculptress was Marta Jimenez, whose studio is just off the plaza and well worth the visit.

Thank Tenorman41
Reviewed August 6, 2017

It's a bit off the very center of the city, but this quiet pedestrian zone is a perfect spot to spend the hot hours of the day. Of course only after you've admired the "everyday life" sculptures (we liked the elderly lover couple most). If...More

Thank macfab
Reviewed June 21, 2017

This is a beautiful plaza with very nice sculptures. The area is clean and colorful. Be sure to walk around to see the statues.

Thank 462World_Traveler
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Certainly within walking distance if staying near the center of the old city. The sculptures in the square in front of the cathedral make the visit worth the walk. The cathedral makes a nice backdrop. Thanks for reading.

Thank dskid
Reviewed March 3, 2017

Plaza del Carmen offers everything a tourist can wish for: a beautiful Baroque church surrounded by well-kept houses, no cars (pedestrian area), few tourists, good public art, a great art gallery and a couple of restaurants -my favourite being El Ovejito, excellent and moderately priced

1  Thank Bernard B
Reviewed February 28, 2017

This square has a nice atmosphere,a good place to sit in the shade and chill for a while, have a drink or a bite to eat.

1  Thank RonA_Plymouth
Reviewed February 22, 2017

All the locals kept telling us that the plaza was soooo far from the city center but Camaguey is so small that it's really not as far as you would think it is. Plan to spend an hour at the plaza, maybe more if you...More

Thank RajahLove
Reviewed February 3, 2017

This was by far my favorite place in Camaguey. I loved the cobblestone streets, the pinkish colored church, shopping for handmade souvenirs and art, and enjoying a bite to eat at the nearby cafes. I also thoroughly enjoyed visiting with an old man who told...More

1  Thank Lgtallie
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