Plaza Bolívar (Merida)
Plaza Bolívar (Merida)
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Located at the very center of Merida, Plaza Bolívar shows visitors the roots of the city's history: it was here that modern-day Merida was founded.
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  • Maarten D
    50 contributions
    Easy going, relaxed city.
    Mérida lies in the Andes mountains. It is, was the backpackers city of Venezuela. When I visited Mérida in September 2021 my guide supposed that I was the only foreigner in Mérida at that moment. Mérida does have a beautiful center. A pity the teleférico was out of order.
    Traveled with friends
    Written February 2, 2022
  • ludesoji69@gmail.com
    212 contributions
    Imponente y Espectacular..!
    Es amplia, limpia y con sus jardines bien cuidados y hermosa. Es un ícono y referencia en la ciudad.
    Traveled with family
    Written December 12, 2018
  • HUSAM
    Amman, Jordan391 contributions
    Un lugar de obliga visita
    A los niños les encanta jugar con la cantidad de palomas, una plaza hermosa, al frente la catedral que una de las Basílicas de Venezuela y muy próxima al rectorado de la ULA y museos, visitar en el día e incluir los museos de arquidiócesis y de la ULA la casa Juan Feliz Sanchez y el rectorado de la ULA ya que todos están próximos, luego a unas cuadras más abajo por la av 4 en el viaducto hay una feria de comida en CC que está en la esquina 4 con 26
    Traveled with family
    Written January 5, 2018
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Greg O
Dublin, Ireland101 contributions
Apr 2016 • Couples
Every town village and city in Venezuela has a square and plaza dedicated to the great liberator Bolivar. This one is very pleasant and attracts tourists and locals alike. Due to its altitude Merida has a beautifully cool climate making this area perfect for sitting and taking in the sites and people.
Written April 30, 2016
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Lola G
Miami Beach, FL331 contributions
Sep 2015 • Family
Friendly city, diferent, cold weather, around mountain, very good food, històric town, beautiful view
Written April 13, 2016
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antont36
Basel, Switzerland28 contributions
Nov 2015
Just as any other place in and around Merida, the Plaza Bolivar is a great place to visit, if someone happens to make the rather complicated trip to Merida.
Written January 21, 2016
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Brett G
Los Angeles, CA96 contributions
Dec 2015 • Couples
You can spend a number of hours hanging out in the plaza. There are lots of people watching opportunities, food and craft stalls, and ongoing political and social gatherings. Definitely worth a visit for one or two afternoons.
Written December 19, 2015
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STownsend90
Biddulph, UK99 contributions
Sep 2015 • Solo
A nice little plaza full of street vendors worth their local goods and many clothes, next to the cathedral. Worth a quick visit to take a look around.
Written September 10, 2015
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moraira
UK854 contributions
Jul 2015 • Couples
Like every other town in Venezuela, the main square is the Plaza Bolivar. Merida is no different, ans this is Merida's version,

In a city with few tourist attractions, I can see why this is on the list.

But in truth it is a average sort of square with an average sort of statue
Written August 11, 2015
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lulala182
Barinas, Venezuela114 contributions
Jul 2015 • Family
nice to visit if you are looking for a place that is near from almost everything at downtown, you can go to the cathedral from there and eat delicious churros, also ice cream and go shopping. At the square you can see an statue of bolivar on a horse.
Written July 9, 2015
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BlackyVen
Merida, Venezuela10 contributions
Jul 2014
Nice place to visit. Be careful with pickpocketing, though. Nice seating area, it's in the downtown area.
Written June 30, 2015
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AssahiraShiro
476 contributions
Jan 2015 • Couples
Nothing more than a square, it is not a Merida tourist atraction, it is a simple square where people can rest or walk.
Written January 28, 2015
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HUSAM
Amman, Jordan391 contributions
square with many beautiful plants a must to visit organizing the visit to the church and university place can be visited any time of the day did not go at night
Written December 2, 2014
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