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This colonial plaza is surrounded by the Cathedral, the Palace of the Inquisition and a gold museum.
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Cartagena, Colombia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I world have given Plaza Bolivar a 5 rating, but I wasn't a fan of all the pigeons and street vendors everywhere. Just a heads up. You can't get around the street vendors, they are everywhere (beaches, restaurants, streets etc, etc, etc....) this can be...More

Thank tiggrants
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a nice plaza with a lot of benches. There is a guy who sells food for pigeons and they come and land on people - it's fun to watch. There are a lot of trees, so it is shady, a good respite from...More

Thank Dirk M
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Nice shady square in the old city. Verycentral, you’ll come across it in your walking around. NIce place to haev a seat to cool off. Free wifi apparently although we couldnt get it to connect

Thank William L
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

This was a real treat to stumble upon, especially in the heat. A great park with benches, lots of shady trees and cool place to cool down.

Thank sarahsP93ZJ
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Beautiful plaza in the middle of the Walled City to relax ... it has a lot of trees which is great while walking during the day.

Thank Sophia B
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Although small, much happens in this plaza. Live music, food, coffee, and restaurants overlook the park which seems to always be full of people no matter the time of day. Grab a coffee and some fresh fruit and sit down on one of the benches...More

Thank szruyle
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

The little plaza and park should be a place to relax and enjoy a quiet meal sitting outside, that unfortunately can’t be done because of the amount of people trying to sell things or beg for money. In the 1 hour I was there I...More

Thank Mhs68
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Mid amble through the old city, this park was the perfect spot to find a shady bench and take a minute to recharge. A dude was busking bubbles for kids, which was a hit with my daughter.

Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

If you are in no rush, this is a place for you to enjoy. So peaceful and quiet, all you hear are birds, horses passing by and the wind over the trees. It’s also surrounded by historical buildings that gives it a unique touch.

Thank SparkH4
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Cartagena can be oppressively hot. I found Plaza Bolivar a nice spot to take a seat in the shade , catch the breeze and watch the people go by

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