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. To visit Plaza de San Diego on your trip to Cartagena, use our Cartagena online travel planner .
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  • This plaza is bordered by restaurants and in the evenings it is full of people and musicians. It is an ideal place for a supper with many options. Food is a little more expensive than some places but ...  more »
  • Small but cute, a small craft center where you can buy many things, many bars that surround it and until a cart against the Church without fear to be wrong, is the more you sell, from echo was at a bar where I thought dinner, and we pay the drinks to go see qu (e) they sold since it was full of people. It was the best decision, it was delicious "carimañolas" I apologize if it is not so, a sort of "Pope bomb" but Yucca (cassava) stuffed with meat, cheese or egg, delicious. The square is very quiet this very nice for a night of dinner. During the day there are also vendors of crafts for all Cartagena.
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  • Once the squares of Cartagena, bars, restaurants, always bustling and lively, it pays to know and enjoy a hot night in the city.
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  • A wonderful square with lots of tourists and locals. This is one of the terrific squares that help make the walled city of Cartagena a wonderful place to stroll around. The wonderful bed and breakfast, Casa Logos is located just around the corner, and within the square is one of the finest hotels in Cartagena, the Santa Clara. There are a number of great restaurants here, including Juan del Mar, and El Balcon. Lots of street vendors, too, with great prices.
  • Great little plaza with lots of great food options. More high end than other plazas. Also filled with artisans and stalls. Beautiful street!
  • Looks beautiful and peaceful.
  • Bery nice place with good restaurants around. Awesome place to have dinner and some drinks.
  • Nice place, nice plaza and at night are located pretty bars and restaurants for a magical night!
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