Plaza Santo Domingo, Cartagena

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Surrounded by colorful buildings and verandas, Plaza Santo Domingo serves as a hub for the city's outdoor dining and cafe culture. Head for the square and marvel at the brightly hued homes surrounding it, or snap a picture with the delightfully chubby Botero statue in the center. Don't miss stopping in at the 16th-century church, one of the city's most famous landmarks. You can wander the square's many stalls selling local arts, crafts, and souvenirs, or grab something to eat at the numerous outdoor restaurant tables. Afterwards, kick back with a coffee or a drink and enjoy the plaza's bustling activity. Make Plaza Santo Domingo part of your personalized Cartagena itinerary using our Cartagena trip itinerary builder app.
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  • Plaza Santo Domingo was one of my favourites in Cartagena. It is big and open and faces the impressive facade of the stunner of a church after which the Plaza is named. There is a Botero statue in... 
    Plaza Santo Domingo was one of my favourites in Cartagena. It is big and open and faces the impressive facade of the stunner of a church after which the Plaza is named. There is a Botero statue in...  more »
  • Lovely little plaza right around the corner from my boutique hotel. More scenic than anything else . Vendors showing local crafts. And a lovely cafe as well 
    Lovely little plaza right around the corner from my boutique hotel. More scenic than anything else . Vendors showing local crafts. And a lovely cafe as well  more »
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  • Beautiful and historical place. The church is nice, the Botero's sculpture is beautiful and have a lot of restaurants around. Just that are a little expensive
  • Nothing overly interesting other than a scenic walk through. Some interesting boutiques nearby also.

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