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Plaza de Bolivar, Manizales
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Visit Plaza de Bolivar, a square in the heart of Manizales dating back to 1848. Originally called Plaza Parish, the square has undergone many changes throughout its long history, with the latest renovations taking place during the 1980s. Take a moment to pause and have a seat while watching people stroll by. You can't miss the Bolivar Condor sculpture (by celebrated Colombian sculptor, Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt), which watches over the square from the front of an adjacent cathedral. For excellent photo ops of the square below, climb up to the top of the cathedral. Arrange your visit to Plaza de Bolivar and discover more family-friendly attractions in Manizales using our Manizales tour planner.
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  • When you decide to visit the Centre of the city and find yourself with the Cathedral basilica. and before q start the journey through the Polish corridor can go to explore the plaza bolivar q also gives a very good landscape of the city. Besides giving a view of the front of the Cathedral.
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  • This Plaza is quite intriguing due to his monument: A Harpy and a face. Seriously, I was hours sitting trying to understand. And what will getting late, the Sun can generate various effects around, it's amazing.
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  • The plaza is nothing special, but is a nice, central place for a coffee with a friend or friends. The statue is interesting, but nothing to write home about. It's right beside the big church with the ...  more »
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  • The symbol of the Pearl of Otún
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  • Bueb place to pause, clean and calm, I think missing trees, and a little more than attention to safety and sellers controm
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  • Very nice plaza, plaza de Bolivar calato, dondd is the Cathedral of Pereira, very commercial.
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  • Very nice atmosphere and very nice
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  • Center of pereira, commercial area and good atmosphere
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