Plaza de San Diego, Cartagena
(4.4/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web)
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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TripAdvisor
  • On the day a magical spell that make you dream you can enjoy a good coffee and night the blanket... It has always been one of my favorite sites
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  • there are allegedly good restaurants around here but if you're in the plaza during the day before noon, forget about taking advantage of the restaurants that surround. frustrating that everyone gets s...  more »
  • Entertaining seems to me that it is the word that best defines it. Both day and night. It offers culinary alternatives, bars, etc.
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  • Bery nice place with good restaurants around. Awesome place to have dinner and some drinks.
  • The square is a very nice place to relax and enjoy the breeze of Cartagena and a drink.
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  • Beautiful place, with representative sites of the beautiful Cartagena
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  • The best sector of the walled city
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