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Plaza de Bolivar, Pereira

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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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  • Located in the heart of pereira, is the place par excellence to gather close to all trees beautify their environment, in one of its sides is the Cathedral of our Lady of the poverty, and the Bolivar Plaza shopping center. To improve the culture of the people, it throws trash.
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  • It is the point of reference in Pereira, former mind called the Park hope, boasts the majestic work of maestro Rodrigo arenas Betancourt EL BOLÍVAR DESNUDO, the area of the square boasts all the banking services in a corner is the Cathedral of our Lady of poverty. Has the Mall Bolivar square where on the second floor there are a variety of restaurants
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  • A square with a statue and a church. Nothing special. Also people are trying to sell you something or just look at you weird if they see you're not a local.  more »