Plaza Bolivar, Cartagena

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.2/5 based on 1,600+ reviews on the web
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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  • A square very colorful and with much vegetation and trees. There are also dances, and music. Opposite is the gold Museum, visit very itneresante!
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  • Highly recommended. Very nice architecture, there just from the Museum. You can eat arepas and juices and enjoy Caribbean dance in the hat shows at night. I liked it much.
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  • Centralized square, but it's really full of sellers in the surroundings there are several old buildings, churches and museums you can buy souvenirs in this region
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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.
  • Beautiful
  • Bien cuidada, limpia y lugar obligado para visitar
  • This square in particular I really like! Surrounded by beautiful trees that provide a fresh break, we can find craftsmen and in addition in the afternoon groupings of dance with live musicians... the contribution (payment) is voluntary.
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  • Parque Bolivar. Monument to the Liberator. Generally very nice and many trees. Place to rest after a long walk.
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