Plaza de San Diego, Cartagena

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
In lively and bohemian neighborhood of Cartagena's old town, Plaza de San Diego remains a lasting relic of the city's wealth, acquired at the peak of the gold, sugar, and slave trade. Surrounded by brightly painted houses with flowering balconies and narrow cobbled streets lined with bars and restaurants, the plaza is a popular place for dining out while watching the locals go about their business. During the day, browse the stalls with various goods, from local crafts and jewelry, to paintings and Cuban cigars. In the evening, local artists perform live music, adding yet another reason to stop by this area. To visit Plaza de San Diego on your trip to Cartagena, use our Cartagena online travel planner.
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  • Except for the constant and insisting musicians (some nice some too noisy) and those offering hats, jewelry or many other items, it is a very nice place to sit and have a drink.  more »
  • Plaza with street sellers, restaurants, good if you walking around area, not something attraction you go to see  more »
  • Beautiful small plaza, where you entertain with daily activities people do around.
  • High end mall. Stunning amphitheatre

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