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Plaza Botero

Medellin, Colombia
+57 4 2513635
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Medellin, Colombia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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.

Thank davidveail
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank ftichy
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Delisa W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank L1m5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Joanna P
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Jude A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful outdoor art museum of the voluminous sculptures of Fernando Botero. The plaza is located outside the Museum of Antioquia and the Rafael Uribe Palace of Culture in the Carabobo neighborhood of Medellin.

Thank Sheila D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing street show and Museum of the biggest artist from Colombia in his birth city, follow by street artist.

Thank Luis S
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colombia20142015
9 January 2015|
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Response from 04274108 | Reviewed this property |
Few people speak English in Medellin, or Colombia for that matter. One of the telecomms, UNE, sells USB wireless keys to access the Internet. When I checked last year, the key cost COP 50,000 and access was COP60,000/month.
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