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Plaza de Bolivar, Pereira
(3.9/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
Brimming with timeless elegance and historical significance, Plaza de Bolivar lays claim to the title of the heart of the original town. This busy square is the natural starting point for visitors touring the capital city, anchored at the center by a bronze statue of Simón Bolivar, which was created in 1846 by Italian Pietro Tenerani. Bolivar was a Venezuelan military leader instrumental in securing the independence of Colombia independent of Spanish rule. The Palace of Justice, parliament buildings, mayor's office, and a cathedral anchor each of the four sides of the city square. All of the surrounding buildings have their own style, dating between the 17th and 19th centuries. You'll find many street performers, stores, and cafes in the area. Make Plaza de Bolivar a centerpiece of your Pereira vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Pereira vacation planner.
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  • It is a busy day, it is the heart of the city. It is the workplace of hundreds of Pereira.
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  • Square with large load history, here comes when the people because you can't wait more to express his disgust... or their enthusiasm. Bolivar is not inmuta, looks like stone, but is made of hard metal that cannons, silensiados guns are built.
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  • Central park of Pereira, unfortunately for their excess cement does not offer a pleasant experience of relaxation, all parks function, you can find the naked Bolívar's teacher arenas betancourt only thing salvageable from the place.
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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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