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Address: Cartagena, Colombia
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This colonial plaza is surrounded by the Cathedral, the Palace of the...

This colonial plaza is surrounded by the Cathedral, the Palace of the Inquisition and a gold museum.

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Simon Bolivar

Do not trivialise or underestimate the importance of Simon Bolivar to the people of South America. This square in his honour is a beautiful shady spot to escape the heat of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Found this park, one of many in the city. It has a magnificent statue of Simon Bolivar atop a horse. There are local vendors from which you can buy handicrafts and food.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not trivialise or underestimate the importance of Simon Bolivar to the people of South America. This square in his honour is a beautiful shady spot to escape the heat of the sun. Buy a cold drink from one of the many vendors and relax for a moment, you will feel the better for it as well as doing your... More 

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Honolulu, HI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Tuesday afternoon in the high season. We enjoyed people watching and felt safe. Surrounded by beautiful buildings.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to stop by this beautiful square when in Cartagena! It's very lush. It's conveniently located, and you'll see it if you go on the free walking tour.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing special. A cozy plaza with a lot of street salesmen around and street dancing in night. But still worth checking out.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lovely park with its statue of Bolivar is at the center of a square that includes the cathedral and other historical buildings.

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Thank VKauf2014
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

That's it, some nice flowers, benches and yeah a lot of locals. Not the most interesting square, but you can take a picture of two. 😀

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Thank Mikkel A
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice park, relative shade which was nice on a bright day. The statuary was fine and lots of other plazas are nearby. I recommend helado and a nice little walk.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful park in the walled city with many trees and benches. There is good shade here from the intense heat of the Cartagena sun. A lovely monument stands in the middle of the park and is, of course, Simon Bolivar. The park is surrounded by lovely buildings and is a nice place to sit and relax for a while.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this square during a tour. There is some nice vegetation,a cool statue, and also local dancers that danced for tips. In our case it was a group of three young men break dancing. They were really good! Definitely worth a stop if only to sit for awhile and rest on one of the benches.

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