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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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Great place to walk at night

They have a dance team in the Plaza that perform with music and dancing. Very talented people entertaining in the street.. great time here.. and free.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
carviana v
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Biloxi, Mississippi
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Biloxi, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

They have a dance team in the Plaza that perform with music and dancing. Very talented people entertaining in the street.. great time here.. and free.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

With a lot of vegetation. It can be a nice stop where one can take a break from strolling through the city on a hot and humid day. There is a very beautiful monument of Simon Bolivar (made in Munich).

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Performers here at night, they are amazing. The plaza itself is medicore. There isnt much to see or do here but near many local vendors to buy artwork, jewerly or purses.

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Thank Sara A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a nice plce to rest during your walk throug the old city, and if you are lucky you may find goups of folkloric dance an music

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All the plazas/squares in the old walled city are a treat. The plaza is a great place for street performers and great landmarks for navigation.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Status of Bolivar is standing where they use to kill people during the inquisition that were viewed as involved in witchcrafts. If you make it to the park you may want to visit the Palace of Inquisition which is very informative.

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Miami, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another popular thing to do is feed the pigeons. There are some ice cream shops around and that is about it. Cant wait to get out of here and hit the road to Santa Marta.

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is the center of several close attractions, the Cathedral of Alejandría is near by, also the Museum of Zenu Gold, the House of Inquisition and some other places.

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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traditional folklore dancing at night. You DO NOT need to book a tour or a guide or anything for this (some are available online). A walk (with our family/children) at night is a great time to enjoy what Cartagena and Colombia have to offer. Top if off with a snack/ice-cream and enjoy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are frequent performances at the center of the plaza, and plenty of benches to lounge on and enjoy the greenery and surrounding streets. It's hard not to imagine the love affair from Marquez's Love in the Time of Cholera taking root here. The Palace of the Inquisition is adjacent, and well worth examining.

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