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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  • This a pleasant square surrounded by restaurants and a the Santa Clara Hotel, part of Sofitel hotel and very nice destination indeed. The local university's Fine Arts Faculty dominates one side of thi...  more »
  • The plaza of San Diego is located in to the District of the same name and is where the people of the Centre historic makes their shopping. Them shopping everyday them makes preferably in the neighborhood Gethsemane or where live (if is more remote), but the people that requires of a buy of for example a gift or a garment personal attends to this neighborhood. There you can see the movement of Cartagena. It is not armed for tourism and is ideal to walk their streets while the typical architecture can be seen.
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  • The plaza de San Diego is in the colonial city of Cartagena Amurallada. It is a very nice place full of houses colonial-style hotels and restaurants but already decorated in a modern way. In its streets you can find restaurants cafes hotels and vendors of all type of souvenirs. Very good tour
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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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