Great beginning place for tour of central city..watch the local hawkers and perhaps visit adjacent art museum where on the 3 rd floor is all his art and sculptures.
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The plaza is located in the heart of downtown, very close to the metro station. It has 23 of Botero's sculptures spread throughout the place. It has a lot of street vendors, and other than the sculptures there is nothing else there. We didn't go...More
Very cool to see all of the Botero sculptures. Lots of history here. Took a guided walking tour that gave a great background of the city and the country.
I guess I had high expectations for this park, but it is located downtown, and I didn't feel very safe there. A lot of sellers, and a few sculptures. We stayed there for 3 minutes and then took the metro back to the hostel. If...More
It's worth checking this place out, but be aware that it's very touristy with tons of vendors and people asking for money. It seemed safe enough while we were there, but it is a place I would not be comfortable being at after dark.
I went with a large group from the U.S. as well as coworker's from Medellin. The plaza was quite overwhelming with people trying to sell small toys and souvenirs that it was hard to enjoy fully. The sculptures themselves are beautiful, but there are too...More
It's a very beautiful park with all sorts of interesting sculptures by Botero. However, the street vendors can get very annoying here. One of my friends was followed around by a man selling obviously fake sunglasses and the guy just couldn't get the message that...More
You're probably going to want to see this part of Central Medellín anyway, so definitely come and see these sculptures. I liked them, my girlfriend thought they were ugly but admitted the animal figures were "kinda alright" haha. I think what I enjoyed most was...More