Plaza Parque Santander, Cucuta

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Landmark Tourist Spot
Stroll around Plaza Parque Santander, a scenic square considered emblematic of Cucuta. A bronze statue of Satander by German sculptor Carl Bornr adorns the middle of the plaza, andthere are lots of canopied shady areas underneath trees, so take a book with you. The square attracts a huge number of pigeons every day, so bring some bread along. Plan your visit to Plaza Parque Santander and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Cucuta tourist route planner.
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A city on the border with Venezuela, Cucuta represents a major regional transport, commercial, and tourist hub, as reflected in its abundance of accommodations. Since many visits to Cucuta are transitory in nature, with business people crossing the border in either direction, places to stay mostly cluster to the south of Highway 70. Still, as a town boasting plenty of attractions in its own right, Cucuta has come to offer a wider range of choices than business hotels and motels; choose from a solid selection of boutique accommodations, rental apartments, and budget-friendly guesthouses.
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  • The plaza is your average plaza you will find in almost every city in South America. The place is full of pigeons, try not to get pooped on. Please DO NOT change money in the street. Only change money...  more »
  • It is a nice plaza like the other ones around the country actually. It is clean sometimes but there is a lot of traffic around the plaza so you can't really enjoy the place.  more »
  • i like the park but maybe you should take care of your belongings some time. You can sit and drink something while you rest.  more »