Plaza Bolivar, Cartagena

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Seek welcome respite from the hot afternoon sun at Plaza Bolivar, a shady oasis in the center of Cartagena. The historic tree-lined square, which for centuries sat at the heart of Cartagena life, serves as an unrivalled spot for people-watching. Take a seat on a park bench and relax as local life whirrs by. You're bound to see plenty of talented street artists who drop by to perform their act, dip their hat, then move on to find a fresh crowd. Grab some local street food at one of the stalls surrounding the square while you wait. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Plaza Bolivar by using our Cartagena itinerary planner.
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  • The site can be found many stalls with characteristic products. You have to pechinçar a lot on all purchases (this feature in all the locations). Don't get into a taxi without hit the price. Around the square will find a access to the wall where you can see the pro's of the Sun (MUST GO-WENT EACH AFTERNOON) in a restaurant serving exceptional beats with a background sound spectacular. Worth the trip ... ....
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  • We sat on a hot and sunny day a this small plaza in the heart of Old City Cartagena, dedicated to national hero Simón Bolivar. A bronze statue of this Libertator sits in the middle of the plaza on a l...  more »
  • Green trees, benches, and a statue of Simón Bolívar, who played a major role in the independence of Colombia. The park is a great place sit and relax and watch the world go by. 
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  • Fun to see all the people and feed the bird. The shade from all the trees makes it an enjoyable place to rest for a bit.
  • Very nice!
  • Beautiful
  • Bien cuidada, limpia y lugar obligado para visitar
  • One of the places most pleasant and best located in Cartagena, fresh and clean, esscenario of small artistic events and cultural.
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