Plaza Mayor

Plaza Mayor, Villa de Leyva: Tickets, Tours, Address, Phone Number, Plaza Mayor Reviews: 4.5/5

Plaza Mayor
4.5
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TJLombardo2017
Envigado, Colombia48 contributions
WHAT A SQUARE
Jan 2021 • Couples
The largest main square across little towns in Colombia, beautifully preserved in an entire colonial style. The view is clean. An ideal place to sit down, talk and view people passing by
Written January 15, 2021
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The Weak Knee Traveler
Singapore, Singapore11,766 contributions
A Great Place for Photos
Sep 2019 • Solo
A very well preserved plaza with colonial styled architecture, backed by mountain views. Loved the cobbles streets. A great place for photos.
Written June 6, 2020
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Paula & Family
6 contributions
Love the place! just beautiful
Jan 2020
Every time we visit Villa de Leiva, going to Plaza Mayor is a must and we are always surprise by the activites that take place there.
Last time we went there was the Astronomy weekend. Many people brought their telescopes and shared with the visitors, just for sharing their love for space.
A pleasure!
Written March 5, 2020
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Traveler group 5
Medellin, Colombia27 contributions
Villa de Leyva
Feb 2020
I was in 2016. I stayed with my family in Bogota but we decided, visit this wonderful place. I was only there once but, is a place that i would like to visit again. This is a beautiful and quiet town located, about three hours from Bogota.

In Villa de Leyva you will find hotels, good gastronomy, craft shops and the largest square in Colombia. This place doesn´t have many activities to do it´s a beautiful and quiet place where you can enjoy a day with your family, coupleor friends and learn more about the local culture
Written February 12, 2020
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WorldTvlerParker_CO
Parker, CO849 contributions
Beautiful plaza with scenic backdrops wherever you look!
Feb 2020
Still not sure that this plaza is bigger than the one in Tunja, but they say it is....definitely older, and the cobbled areas a bit treacherous for walking across. Lots of activity here depending on the time of day...and some of the. Festivals take place here as well!
Written February 9, 2020
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WorldTraveller
London, UK581 contributions
One of the most stunning places on Earth
Jan 2020
Everything circles around this beautiful colonial square which is so atmospheric and original one feels taken back to the 16th century. Well worth a visit.
Written January 18, 2020
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Lorraine B
St. Albans, UK314 contributions
Very large!
Jan 2020
Allegedly the largest town square in Columbia. It is certainly difficult to photograph due to its size. Edged with churches, small shops and a few restaurants but with a beautiful backdrop of the mountains.
Written January 17, 2020
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Alicia B
Colombia52 contributions
Beautiful and traditional square
Jan 2020 • Family
I consider you can tell from the architecture the story is behind around are many places to eat, have a beer, to hut crafts or just to chill out. The green here you can find it around because the place is surrounded by mountains. Is amazing to know this was an ocean a long time ago!
Written January 16, 2020
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JAG
Bogota, Colombia56 contributions
Very nice central square
Dec 2019 • Couples
Beautiful central square. Wide open space. Lively. Beautiful architecture. The nearby mountains provide a very nice backdrop.
Written December 21, 2019
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lakelover908
Kendal, UK1,028 contributions
A beautiful square
Nov 2019
We visited in the evening when it was dark and as it is nearing xmas lights are being erected. So very pretty.
Written November 25, 2019
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