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Plaza Mayor, Medellin

(4.3/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
Plaza Mayor features open spaces, wide stairways, and green islets of lush vegetation in front of the international convention and exhibition center. Located in the heart of Medellin, the venue hosts the country's major events, such as the annual fashion trade show. No matter what's on, take some time to explore the area, and look for the huge mural celebrating life, which covers a long, wide stairway. Every once in a while a market of local handicrafts offers all sorts of goods, from cooking utensils, bags, and hats to paintings and hammocks. If visiting during Christmas season, you'll see the center lit up with seasonal decorations typical of Medellin. Plan your visit to Plaza Mayor and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Medellin trip itinerary builder.
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  • The square is beautiful with nice Palm trees and plants, very spacious but, the best thing is the modern shopping centre where you can enjoy a superb view over the city and the food is also good. Go there, we stumbled upon the case looking for a bank that would change the euros.
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  • Spacious and with good provision for major events in the city of Medellin, attended LegoFun Festival, an exciting children's and large event with the family.
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  • Attended a trade show. I love how there's a large outdoor area to have snack, lunch etc. They also have vendor carts which I found very cool as a visitor to this country.  more »