Plaza Santo Domingo, Cartagena

4.3
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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  • A very beautiful construction very well maintained. Full of balconies with beautiful plants with very colorful flowers. There are amazing metal sculptures.
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  • Excellent place to enjoy with family and share with loved ones very good gastronomic options a little uncomfortable the amount of street vendors that are in the area but after a while you tolerate them and there is no mess the wonderful food the paella Exquisite and the different seafood are very good recommended i saw simo squid to the Catalan!
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  • A must for the old town. If you plan a walk though the old town don’t miss this spot. Beautiful Santo Domingo church and the statue “Gertrudis” by Fernando Botero are the main sights. It is believed that if you touch the statues breasts you’ll have lasting love relationships... bars and cafes are great places to take some time to appreciate this spot.
  • Awesome to visit. Got up close with some lovely army lads. Very friendly and had good food
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