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Plaza Mayor, Medellin

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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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  • This Plaza Mayor is different from others in Spanish cities, such as Madrid and Lima. In Medellin this is a convention center with several different events happening at the same time, including theath...  more »
  • The Plaza Mayor is away from the hustle and bustle with "park" that is really a huge sandbox where shoes are forbidden. Afterwards wash off your feet in one of the fountains. There are places to get s...  more »
  • A great place to go to watch people. Outside the convention hall there is a large outdoor are for snacks and lunch  more »
Google
  • Very nice convention center. Parking is lacking however.
  • Excelent place to be fun with friends and family. Here you can to assist to events of common interest
  • There aren't place like this one for big events in Medellin. The best and the biggest shows and fairs take place here
  • Great place for conventions, clean and big bathrooms to hold large audiences, located on the center of Medellin, close to Pueblo paisa
  • Sometimes there are good events, such as this wine festival on the 19th of November.