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Seek welcome respite from the hot afternoon sun at Plaza Bolivar, a shady oasis in the center of Cartagena. The historic tree-lined square, which for centuries sat at the heart of Cartagena life, serves as an unrivalled spot for people-watching. Take a seat on a park bench and relax as local life whirrs by. You're bound to see plenty of talented street artists who drop by to perform their act, dip their hat, then move on to find a fresh crowd. Grab some local street food at one of the stalls surrounding the square while you wait. A visit to Plaza Bolivar represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Cartagena online vacation planner to plot your vacation.
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Plaza Bolivar Reviews
Staying over looking the square very lively location friendly street vendors good restaurants coffee shops fun place to stay more »
centro de historia, belleza incomparable, naturaleza. hermoso recorrido, rincones de nostalgia. árboles frondosos flores espectaculares y gente hermosa. more »center of history, incomparable beauty, nature. beautiful tour, corners of nostalgia. lush trees spectacular flowers and beautiful people.
Lively bustling plaza. Heart of historic Cartagena must see , lots of activity and shops etc.
This is the bustling center of old town Cartagena. There always seems to something happening here. You'll find dancers, vendors and a parade of locals and tourists passing through. Nearby, you can find coffee shops, restaurants and boutiques. The harbor and city walls are a short distance away. It's worth a visit at different times of day as the light and the mood of the square will change.
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