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Address: Camaguey, Cuba
Phone Number: 32/29-6901
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Best Plaza overall

It's right on General Gomezz within walking distance of the city center (Plaza de los Trabajadores) down cobbled, narrow, winding residential streets. The colonial era buildings... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2016
Roberto C
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Vancouver, Canada
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

The plaza is very clean and tidy. We enjoyed the sculptures and the Martha Jimenez gallery. There were quite a few jineteros hanging around so be wary of anyone being overly friendly or trying to sell you something.

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Thank Julie C
Vancouver, Canada
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111 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

It's right on General Gomezz within walking distance of the city center (Plaza de los Trabajadores) down cobbled, narrow, winding residential streets. The colonial era buildings have been restored and are very nice and so is the church, my favorite of all Camagüey's temples. There are several, very realistic, bronze sculptures of people, a man hauling jars and several more... More 

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Thank Roberto C
York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

small oasis set in the art area surrounded by gallerries and sculptures. The food is fantastic and the service excellent eat inside our out in the square.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 370 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

The Plaza del Carmen is filled with the bronze sculptures of Martha Jimenez, and sometimes the man who posed for one of them. You can visit her gallery and view her paintings too. Here I bought my only souvenir of our tour of Cuba. Martha specialises in females. Her work is very unusual and a 'must see'. The square also... More 

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Thank djpend
Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

If you are in Camaguey, you must see the Plaza Del Carmen and the beautiful cathedral. There is also an art gallery and a fine little restaurant where you can quaff a cold Crystal with an order of platanos fritos. The plaza is very picturesque and was empty of many tourists when we visited.

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Thank Tino D
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

At one end is the Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Carmen (impressive church of Our Lady of Carmen), presiding over a cobbled walking street with life-sized sculpture of locals going about their life - a man ferrying tinajones (pots filled with water) and women chatting. Much quieter than the other plazas and churches around this city.

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Thank plyons_au
Mystic, Connecticut
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197 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

The Plaza del Carmen provides an awesome place to stroll and enjoy the ambiance of quaint Camaguey. Where there, be sure to sit in the bronze chair for a photo op with sculpture by famous Cuban artist, Martha Jimemez.

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Thank carriagehouse37
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

This was one of the few state run restaurants we ate at in Cuba. The food was over cooked and had almost no flavor. The staff was friendly.

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Thank Tom K
Liverpool
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Renovated plaza with church, restaurant and art gallery. Complete with bronze statues of local characters. Including a statue of a man reding a newspaper and that man acually sits next to his statue reading a newspaper inviting photos for a $ donation.

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Thank Ken18
South Africa
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124 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

Great for a pit stop for drinks while getting lost in Camaguey. Beautiful church and some interesting statues. Famous art gallery on the square

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