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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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The Heart of the Walled City

Plaza Santo Domingo is like the heart of the walled city, the only Plaza where you can sit basically all day and watch the people stroll by. Surrounded by the Santo Domingo... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
MartinStutensee
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Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Plaza Santo Domingo is like the heart of the walled city, the only Plaza where you can sit basically all day and watch the people stroll by. Surrounded by the Santo Domingo church, the home of a former Colombian president and a recently renovated hotel (now apartments), it has for or five restaurants with outside seating. The food is more... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Walking in the Historic center you'll find out that plaza, in the middle of the plaza, they have tables and chair to enjoy a drink, a meal or a snack, the plaza is surrender by restaurant and local businesses, great place to chill and relax.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good for people watching and just chilling. We saw a traditional wedding dance their way through the plaza -- that was fun. The buidings around the plaza are nice too. It definitely gets more lively as the day goes on hitting the peak in the evenings.

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Rockville, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very lively plaza at night. Vendors for food, kids playing and adults having some night caps were all part of a great scene. I enjoyed the atmosphere greatly.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the perfect spot to dome to and sit at any of the restaurants and sit back and people watch. The culture dances come around every 15-20minutes by the locals who dance for tips. You get to enjoy as well all the arts and crafts being sold by locals. It's a great spot to sit order tapas and pop... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Plaza is filled with a lot of local resturants, shops, and history. The view is amazing and great for photos and getting a taste of the history of Colombia.

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a nice little plaza with shade and outdoor seating and good people watching near the church of santo domingo-the oldest church in the city! there's also a botero statue, which is fun, and your typical vendor jungle, but still room for enjoyment.

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Brasilia, DF
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

get raady your camera or cell, peolpe is so helpfull, nice area also for the night life, can be explore in no more than 2 hrs.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

It is an excellent r place to sit and have dinner, coffee and ice cream. You can see a lot of the local people enjoying themselves

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

It is a small and beautiful smal church, There is a mix of old and new style construction. There is a black JESUS Chris, I love the sculptures and the simple inside design

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