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Compared to other main squares in South America, this one was a bit of disappointment. It was very modern, away from the centre and not really that impressive. I’m glad I visited but I don’t feel the need to rush back.
This year, while living in Medellin, i got to experience the fitness expo that happened in Plaza Mayor, which I really enjoyed. I am sure there are many more events that happen here, however the Fitness Expo was the only time I went to Plaza...More
If you are visiting the museum of agua or el parque of tired feet then you may as well cross the street to Plaza Mayor. I cannot comment on shows there but they have 5 or 6 very pleasant restaurants overlooking a small bamboo garden....on...More
This is the city's convention center. Many fairs and other types of cultural activities are held in this place. It is safe, confortable and clean. Visitors from around the world can be met here. Fashion shows, flowers, craft, wine&food and many other events take place...More
We've been to Plaza Mayor on two or three different occasions, and it always impresses us. From the multiple restaurants of every level of cuisine and budget, to the parks around it, the convention center and fabulous Metropolitan Theatre, Plaza Mayor offers great value for...More
It seems that there is always something going on at Plaza Mayor. Events are the main attraction and yet there is so much more. Barefoot park, a giant sand play area, and the water fountain are permanent installations as well as the bamboo forest where...More
There are a lot of modern buildings here, housing galleries, restaurants and live performance venues. It's all very open and modern, but not particularly green as it's mainly laid out in concrete and stone. If you like modern architecture, this is a plaza to see...More
This Plaza Mayor is different from others in Spanish cities, such as Madrid and Lima. In Medellin this is a convention center with several different events happening at the same time, including theather playing and conferences. Several coffee stations and restaurants in this area. But...More
The Plaza Mayor is away from the hustle and bustle with "park" that is really a huge sandbox where shoes are forbidden. Afterwards wash off your feet in one of the fountains. There are places to get snacks and tourist information and sit and watch....More