Plaza Santo Domingo, Cartagena
(4.3/5 based on 2,600+ reviews on the web)
Surrounded by colorful buildings and verandas, Plaza Santo Domingo serves as a hub for the city's outdoor dining and cafe culture. Head for the square and marvel at the brightly hued homes surrounding it, or snap a picture with the delightfully chubby Botero statue in the center. Don't miss stopping in at the 16th-century church, one of the city's most famous landmarks. You can wander the square's many stalls selling local arts, crafts, and souvenirs, or grab something to eat at the numerous outdoor restaurant tables. Afterwards, kick back with a coffee or a drink and enjoy the plaza's bustling activity. See Plaza Santo Domingo and all Cartagena has to offer by arranging your trip with our Cartagena travel itinerary planner.
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  • This church and one of the most visited for its location because it is on the central square where he has several bars with outdoor tables and plump sculpture in front where all tourists stop to take pictures.
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  • this is a nice little plaza with shade and outdoor seating and good people watching near the church of santo domingo-the oldest church in the city! there's also a botero statue, which is fun, and your...  more »
  • This is a plaz well known in cartagena has an impirado monument in the fat botero, has variety of shops are crafts, restaurant is a place to spend rich and visit in the Centre amurrallado de cartagena
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  • Uma das mais belas PLAZAS de Cartagena
  • Beautiful and peaceful. I went on a Sunday morning to hear a bit of the church service. It was accessible and not at all crowded.
  • Beautiful! This is one of the nicest colonial towns ever.
  • Its cheap and delicious, the only thing i hated was the waiting time they can be really really slow and it is understandable for the big amount of clients those restaurants get but besides everything is fine and its a must go place to eat if you are in cartagena
  • No other place this like plaza. You can't leave to Cartagena without chilling here for and hour or two.