Plaza Santo Domingo, Cartagena

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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. Make Plaza Santo Domingo part of your personalized Cartagena itinerary using our Cartagena trip itinerary builder app .
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  • Local restaurants and the Church of St. Augustine, we found that the hawkers and approaches of the tire a little restaurants, but worth knowing why is history in Cartagena.
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  • It is good to drink, there are many bars to share with Botero sculpture. At night it becomes very cool, as they say.
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  • restored the Church, nice, square with business outside, interesting but us horse urine smells very strong
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  • Lugar hermoso tanto de dia como de noche!! Precios elevados al promedio. Mucho vendedor ambulante. En la noche habia un mimo imitando personas y nos hizo Reir bastante, haciendonos divertir toda la noche. En la noche...es magica y romantica!!
  • The Botero sculpture is a delight This is a lively and fun plaza that is pretty quiet during the day, but comes alive before sunset. Chairs and tables start to fill with locals and tourists, and the atmosphere becomes electric. Musicians and singers come out to entertain. There is a beautiful church here, as well as a voluptuous Botero statue.
  • Good vibe, plenty of restaurants excellent place to hang out at night.
  • Really a nice place, for the good restaurants is necessary to make a reservation
  • Beautiful places. It is a pity that so many traders interfere with sightseeing.
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