Plaza de San Diego, Cartagena

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In lively and bohemian neighborhood of Cartagena's old town, Plaza de San Diego remains a lasting relic of the city's wealth, acquired at the peak of the gold, sugar, and slave trade. Surrounded by brightly painted houses with flowering balconies and narrow cobbled streets lined with bars and restaurants, the plaza is a popular place for dining out while watching the locals go about their business. During the day, browse the stalls with various goods, from local crafts and jewelry, to paintings and Cuban cigars. In the evening, local artists perform live music, adding yet another reason to stop by this area. Put Plaza de San Diego into our Cartagena vacation generator to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Cartagena.
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  • There are a bunch of restaurants and a high end hotel on this square, but it's very unpretentious. There are lots of locals hanging out, seems like the place to go after school if you are in grade sch...  more »
  • This plaza is best enjoyed in the late afternoon, when the surrounding restaurants open their terraces and a lively ambience fills the square. This is one of the best spots in Cartagena to get a tradi...  more »
  • This place was recommend by our hotel as a nice place to eat. It's a great shout. Very touristy, lots of noise and entertainment but all in a great way. We came back here a few times during our 5 nigh...  more »
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  • Bery nice place with good restaurants around. Awesome place to have dinner and some drinks.
  • Meeting point of Cartagena and pleasant environment, tourist site surrounded by restaurants.
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  • Excellent place to rest from the unforgiving Sun, and at night a great place to share with friends
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  • Traditional place, surrounded of restaurants and historical environment
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  • Beautiful countryside, ireal historically
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