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Address: Santa Marta, Colombia
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3014558455
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This is a good area of town with lots of activity. Many bars and restaurants near by. Santa Marta is a scruffy town but it has a lot of charm and it grows on you. The evenings are... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
karina d
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a good area of town with lots of activity. Many bars and restaurants near by. Santa Marta is a scruffy town but it has a lot of charm and it grows on you. The evenings are excellent in the warm climate and the outdoor bars.

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Kingston, Canada
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155 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Large, attractive plaza and better maintained than some of the old town streets - defintely worth basing yourself here ready to stroll the old town, where some streets need major renovation and care and others are quite deightful This is nothing like the old city of Cartagena, but has its own charms. Not as clean and garbage-free as Cartagena. Many... More 

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Atlanta GA
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205 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This little park is unassuming during the day but at night, it is a lively area with many restaurants, bars and discos. It is very vibrant and festive with street performers and vendors and music. It is a great place to meet people and or to people watch. It is what makes Santa Marta a cool place.

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice Square in the Heart of town. Good place to get dropped off if you are going to Santa Marta. Also heard its good for scoring!

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Thank ahsmithers
Germany
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70 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice park in the pedestrian zone of Santa Marta. It becomes atmospheric in the evenings. Sometimes you can watch teenagers do breakdance battles in the pavillons or Hare Krishna dancers performing ceremonial dances in the park. It is green and surrounded by restaurants. Kind of the heart of the city.

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Bay Point, Ca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there during the late evening and it was very nice. Mix of prople, music etc Surrounded by bunch of restaurants. Lots of wind but warm

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Thank Dagmarita
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really cute park in the middle of the city. Lots of street performers and people hanging out, especially at night. It's the most happening area of the city that we saw besides the bay. Plus it's got a lot of little bars and restaurants everywhere so theres always something to see/do.

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Cusco, Peru
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38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

It was very busy when I was there, there are many restaurants and bars around, good for a walk but not big expectations

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Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

At sunset El Parque de los Novios comes alive. Take a stroll before dinner and then chose a restaurant nearby to treat yourself. In December, early January, the city parks are illuminated for Christmas and Reyes(January 5th), little ones and their parents will enjoy alike. Great gelato and ice cream parlours in the vicinity.

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Vancouver, Canada
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543 reviews
208 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is the heart of Santa Marta, the nicest place to stroll and do people watching. One of the best place on the square to relax is actually at the outside patio of the best restaurant in town: Ouzo. From the Parque de Los Novios, it is a short walk to the other 3 attractions from Santa Marta: the cathedral,... More 

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