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Address: Carrera 3 and Calle 36, Cartagena, Colombia
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US$125.00*
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Private City Tour of Cartagena
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US$40.00*
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Half-Day Tour of Cartagena by Air-Conditioned Vehicles
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US$72.00*
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Cartagena Horse and Carriage Night Ride Including Dinner

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Fun place to people watch

At night it's a good spot to have outdoor dinner, and watch the horse carriages pass by and street shows. It's a busy spot. There are various restaurants, we like the Cafe Conde... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Yessica Z
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Apart from the reclining nude Botero sculpture, there is nothing to recommend this Plaza. Unlike some of the others in Cartagena this Plaza lacks distinction and my lunch at one of the restaurants was similarly uninspiring.

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Thank Nigel H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At night it's a good spot to have outdoor dinner, and watch the horse carriages pass by and street shows. It's a busy spot. There are various restaurants, we like the Cafe Conde De la Cruz. Definitely a fun spot.

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Thank Yessica Z
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has great outdoor dining (multiple restaurants). There are guys that will sing to you with their guitar ($60,000 COP per half hour...about $20 USD). There are also street entertainers at night. Never a dull moment!

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Squares in Caragena all have a church, and a sitting out area. Hover the food and drink prices are higher than elsewhere. Abiance is great

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Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at a hotel and then a Casa near the Plaza Santo Domingo in the Walled City of Cartagena. It is a fun place to visit and see all sorts of things going on. There are several restaurants as well as interesting shops and old architecture. Beware of hawkers, they do no harm just irritating at times.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For me, the high point of this square is the nude statue of a woman by Fernando Botero, the Colombian artist and sculptor. It's one of the few statues I've seen that looks even better from the back than the front.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This s one of the squares that you will inevitably arrive at and it should not disappoint. The church is well worth visiting and if you have any wedding plans change for this setting. There is even a resting nude lady by the Maestro Fernando Botero, the renown Colombian sculptor. There are street vendors as well as people trying to... More 

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Queens, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of fine dining & trendy shops located within the few blocks of this plaza. It's located in the "Old City", surrounded by plenty of sights & sounds in every corner.

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Thank Yayo0531
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit, you will come across Santo Domingo for sure while walking around the old city center.

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Dover, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main attraction at the Plaza Santo Domingo is the church. My wife is an artist and she was busy photographing all the beautiful sculpture inside the church. I just sat there feeling closer to God, enjoying the morning peace and fresh air. I recommend at least one trip to the Central Historic District in the morning, when the air... More 

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