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Address: At the corner of 3rd and 4th avenues, Merida 5101, Venezuela
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Located at the very center of Merida, Plaza Bolívar shows visitors the...

Located at the very center of Merida, Plaza Bolívar shows visitors the roots of the city's history: it was here that modern-day Merida was founded.

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Every town village and city in Venezuela has a square and plaza dedicated to the great liberator Bolivar. This one is very pleasant and attracts tourists and locals alike. Due to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 April 2016
Greg O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Every town village and city in Venezuela has a square and plaza dedicated to the great liberator Bolivar. This one is very pleasant and attracts tourists and locals alike. Due to its altitude Merida has a beautifully cool climate making this area perfect for sitting and taking in the sites and people.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Friendly city, diferent, cold weather, around mountain, very good food, històric town, beautiful view

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

Just as any other place in and around Merida, the Plaza Bolivar is a great place to visit, if someone happens to make the rather complicated trip to Merida.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

You can spend a number of hours hanging out in the plaza. There are lots of people watching opportunities, food and craft stalls, and ongoing political and social gatherings. Definitely worth a visit for one or two afternoons.

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Biddulph, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

A nice little plaza full of street vendors worth their local goods and many clothes, next to the cathedral. Worth a quick visit to take a look around.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

Like every other town in Venezuela, the main square is the Plaza Bolivar. Merida is no different, ans this is Merida's version, In a city with few tourist attractions, I can see why this is on the list. But in truth it is a average sort of square with an average sort of statue

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Barinas, Venezuela
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

nice to visit if you are looking for a place that is near from almost everything at downtown, you can go to the cathedral from there and eat delicious churros, also ice cream and go shopping. At the square you can see an statue of bolivar on a horse.

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Merida, Venezuela
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Nice place to visit. Be careful with pickpocketing, though. Nice seating area, it's in the downtown area.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015

Nothing more than a square, it is not a Merida tourist atraction, it is a simple square where people can rest or walk.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

square with many beautiful plants a must to visit organizing the visit to the church and university place can be visited any time of the day did not go at night

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