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Calle San Diego, Cartagena, Colombia
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All reviews santa clara hotel local craftsmen surrounded by restaurants former monastery street performers walled city great people watching hanging out food vendors huevos nice square arepas las bovedas ceviche walk around old city arts
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice colourful plaza. They all start to look the same though after you have been in Cartagena for a few days.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 43tasneema
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing really remarkable but does have seating and shade. Restaurants nearby- and the usual street vendors

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gbac3000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Walled City is where everything happens We went there almost every night of our trip for dinner/dessert, walking around, people watching, drinks... Grab an arepa in the street, and a popsicle, indoor and outdoor restaurants It's always hopping in San Diego day and night.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NYCmamaDiana
Reviewed December 10, 2018

This is much smaller square than Plaza Bolivar and Plaza Santo Domingo, and is flanked by the former monastery, now luxury hotel Santa Clara, Fine Arts Academy (in itself a lovely piece of architecture) , some fine restaurants, and at night a fair where excellent...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Viktor S
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice square and all San Diego neighbourhood seems to be more nicer than the central area, less vendors.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank ElenaP2205
Reviewed September 16, 2018

One of Cartagena's smaller plazas, right in front of the lovely Santa Clara hotel, with local handicraft vendors and street entertainment, encircled by small restaurants and relatively free of pesky peddlers. This is a very nice place for a drink or a complete dinner.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kai-Ala
Reviewed September 9, 2018

The plazas are all fantastic places to hang out, drink a coffee and people watch. Of course you want to do this either early or late to avoid the volcano heat of Cartagena.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank CaboSanLucasCocinera
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We wakked around and struck up conversations with locals. Very nice people. I had a great cup of cofee early and very good beer later to cool down.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Marshmallowman
Reviewed July 9, 2018

San Diego is at the far end of the western wall, but worth the walk There you will see the plaza San Diego. This area is filled with local shops, restaurants and great for people watching.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank JBentraveler
Reviewed July 7, 2018

There are several interesting plazas in walled city of Cartagena, but this is my favorite. It has a very cozy feel to it, and it has various open air restaurants. If you're visiting during the weekend, especially during evening, there are street performers, music everywhere.......More

Date of experience: June 2018
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We are attending a wedding near plaza de San Diego and would like to find a nice hotel close by. It will be just my husband and me and we are willing to splurge. Recommendations??
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