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Beautiful hidden spot that needs protection and conservancy action

Hidden in the square besides Iglesia de la Ermite, surrounded by trees, are some 6 statues of old... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Guillermo P
Worth a look if you have been to the ERmita chapel nerby.

This small park has three relatively modern statutes of three local poets, with Jorge Isaacs the... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Brian M
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Entre las carreras 1a y 3a con calle 12, Cali, Colombia
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Reviewed 20 January 2016

This is a nice little shady park tucked in next to some other interesting sights such as the Ermita Church, the Tobacco Company Building, and the bridge. It's fun to take pictures of one another "chatting" with the poets. Next to this is a little...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

I went there just to see and find out how the people make a living out of old typewriters in 2018 didn't expect too much but I once I came over and ask some questions to one stand I decided to get a transcript of...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Hidden in the square besides Iglesia de la Ermite, surrounded by trees, are some 6 statues of old masters of poetry who lived in Cali. Is a beautiful small spot and the sculptures are well preserved but not the signs and plaques that would permit...More

Thank Guillermo P
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This small park has three relatively modern statutes of three local poets, with Jorge Isaacs the most famous of the three.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 10 September 2017

THis little park is a nice place to sit and people watch; it has statues of various famous poets who you can take pics with. Also, in this square are various stalls of people with typewriters (manual) who will type letters for you, or fill...More

Thank alikarim
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Rest here and take pictures at this Park. Enjoy the ambience and other tourist attractions located near by: Ermita Church, Ortiz bridge, Tobacco Building, Teatro, Fuente Ortiz, Bolivar Park, etc.

Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This is a small park near the city center with sculptures of famous poets from the area. It's a good place to take a break and sit for a bit while exploring the downtown area.

Thank vfloro
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Very cool statues in the heart of Downtown Cali. Lots to see around and you'll want to take some photos of these famous Colombian poets if that is your thing. There is a lot of architecture downtown and these are a nice add in with...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2016

This is a nice little shady park tucked in next to some other interesting sights such as the Ermita Church, the Tobacco Company Building, and the bridge. It's fun to take pictures of one another "chatting" with the poets. Next to this is a little...More

1  Thank YojoaDon
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