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Address: San Jeronimo & Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Argentina
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+54 351 434-2766
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Dating back four centuries, this lively plaza features fairs and...

Dating back four centuries, this lively plaza features fairs and exhibitions, and includes a statue of its namesake, General San Martin, a colonial-style cathedral and a 17th-century cabildo, or clubhouse, once used as a police headquarters.

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Nice square

Nice square to spend some time in the city center and observe local people during their everyday life.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
CirilB
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Melbourne, Florida
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Architecture is interesting, but don't go there just for that. It is bordering the same park as Iglesia Catedral that is worth a visit.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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271 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice square to spend some time in the city center and observe local people during their everyday life.

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Thank CirilB
Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

large square (a small city block) with imposing statue of San Martin astride his steed. Cathedral is on one side along with white arched building wherein is an excellent tourist center with maps etc. From this central point you are within minutes of the numerous pedestrian streets with lots of shops, restaurants/cafes and so on.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've seen enough of these to know if it's a nice square or not. Its not the prettiest plaza, due to the lack of grass. The benches are caked in bird poo, so you don't really want to sit down. However, the statue of San Martin is impressive, and there is a buzz about the place.

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Thank Daniel C
Vancouver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cordoba should be ashamed of this main square. It is absolutely filthy dirty. All the benches and pathways are covered in bird droppings. The benches are never cleaned off so there is nowhere to sit in the shade on a 35 degree day.Half of the historic buildings in the square and replaced by truly ugly buildings. Good luck finding a... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful center of the old Cordoba. Has tourist info house in NW corner in while building. Next to old Churc. Has a riding statue in the middle, bbva bank along with many local ones, shopping and bus stops. All of it! Its the heart if the pedestrian zone and old town. 7 mins walk from Bus terminal.

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Thank Mariana V
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

The heart of the town has nice gardens, all kind of shops, the main sites of the civil and religious power (Cabildo and Cathedral) and of course General San Martín statue. Always lively during the day at night it hosts an amateur contest for dancers which is really interesting to see.

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Thank Jesusmiguel58
Waterford, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

We did a historic walking tour through this area during the day, and then came back at night to see all the buildings lit up. The lights are a recent addition and the pictures we took are great!

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

The Plaza is worth a stroll around the large statue. The double decker London tour bus departs from the Plaza for a 1-hour twenty minute bi-lingual tour of Cordoba. A bargain at 150 Pesos or $10 US.

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Thank Miquelon2000
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Imagine a square with a musical fountain where the water changes (color and shape) according to the music. Has a very good view to the cathedral also

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