Plaza Parque Santander, Cucuta

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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Plaza Parque Santander by using our Cucuta vacation planning app .
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  • It is a beautiful park in the city where many people go, there are many pigeons and many street vendors, in the Center is a figure in bronze of the hero born in Cúcuta name Colombian Francisco de Paula Santander
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  • A few days ago I was with family friends enjoying a ride on chiva and one of the points where it passes this transport is the Santander park, although it is a beautiful journey, the chiva music is too estrenduosa, when we pass by the Park reflex the Venezuelan situation, generated me a sadness and impotence unimaginable, families sleeping on the floor or on park benches. Even in this poverty and hopelessness many of the visitors who were still awake danced to the beat of the goat and bid farewell with joy, an experience that allows us to reflect and think about how we can help.
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  • Great plaza that I served as a reference to guide me to different places of the city, it may see a large number of pigeons that adorn the square, very close to the Cathedral of Cúcuta. What seemed sad and regrettable is a group of people who are are dedicated to prostitution and buhoneria from Venezuela in the light of the crisis facing the neighboring country. The areas of gardening are abandoned. I do not recommend to visit the square at night.
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