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Park Bolivar

Park Bolivar Plaza, Medellin, Colombia
+57 4 2616060
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good34%
  • Average52%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Aug 26, 2017
“Nice park”
Jun 21, 2017
“Visit on the first Saturday of the month”
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Park Bolivar Plaza, Medellin, Colombia
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Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Large tree shaded park in front of the metropolitan cathedral. It has plenty of benches and is popular with the locals. Not much to see other than the statue of Bolivar.

Thank Nevyntoo
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Reviewed June 21, 2017

Had not visited the park and the monthly artesian/flea market in some time. Visiting family thoroughly enjoyed it, finding lots of small treasures to take back to the US. Hats, bags, jewelry and pan flute. Always a great place to find plants, especially bougainvillea and...More

Thank Janet O
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

Beautiful park with an imponent monument of Simon Bolivar; but there's a problem: It is an insecure place be careful. Visit: Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica is in front. Enjoy Medellin city. "The life is a trip"

Thank Miguemex
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Reviewed December 16, 2016

Like many of the other reviewers, we visited this park as part of a walking tour and heard that some illegal activities take place. As we sat on the steps I looked at the people (locals) who were sitting on park benches. I smiled at...More

Thank SandBAtlanta
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Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

It's a beautiful park, it's has a monument in memory of the leader of the independence of Colombia, Simon Bolivar, and it has a church very near, in the north of the park.

Thank hospino11
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Reviewed May 19, 2016

In this park, each first saturday of every month, we have Mercado de San Alejo; this is a traditional market for craftwork. I recommend it, a very hippie enviroment, music and crazy things.

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Reviewed April 27, 2016

Evidently, this park can be dangerous. We did not find it so. But we were told drugs were being sold/done and working girls were along one street. But there were also lots of old Medellin citizens enjoying the park.

Thank Judith S
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Reviewed January 26, 2016

this art is second to none the size and beauty of all the 16 pieces, i believe i counted them right are just incrediblly beautiful

Thank maryellen19
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Reviewed November 18, 2015

The Park is very nice ithad an excellent fountain, places to walk, and houses for birds, trees of hundreds of years make the park look great, pity that is full of homeless people bathing in the fountain and asking for money

Thank Andres P
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Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

See drug abuse, prostitutes, people who think they are jesus (no joke) next to normal familys and younger people who hang out and just drink some beers ... normally everybody will probably tell you not to go there, we had a pretty interesting afternoon -...More

Thank Maddin B
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