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Address: Medellin, Colombia
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Awesome place, poor security

This is the greatest collection of Botero sculptures in the world. Even though there are plenty of police officers in the square, the area where is located (downtown) is very... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2016
Jesús M
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Brampton, Canada
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Brampton, Canada
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29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is the greatest collection of Botero sculptures in the world. Even though there are plenty of police officers in the square, the area where is located (downtown) is very dangerous. Don't let this to ruin your plans but exercise caution getting into and out of the square.

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Northridge, United States
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69 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

This was cool. I always wanted to visit here, and I appreciate that one of our most famous artist in Colombia did a park for people to enjoy his artwork from the outside as well. This was quite enjoyable,

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Florida
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41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

When in Medellin, don't miss the Botero plaza and Museum. Takes about 1-2 hours to get a good taste, but it is well done and well worth the time.

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Boquete, Panama
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35 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Go early! Clean and safe. Incredible sculptures laid out around the park.. Try the Farmers market nearby on the first Saturday of the month.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

This place is basically a giant photo opp for tourists and locals alike. Worth a glance if you're in the area but I wouldn't go out of my way to see it.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Overrated. Leave this to the last thing you choose to visit in Medellin. It's crowded, noisy and frequented by prostitutes.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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42 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice park to see Botero's Sculptures. Surrounding area is not nice, but plenty of police around park. You can see (and touch) sculptures freely.

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34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

The fat monuments are nice and funny as well. We enjoyed the scenery for about 20 minutes. The high number of salesmen are a bit annoying but anyway it's worth it.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful square with loads of Botero statues. I spent ages sitting on a bench and enjoying watching locals and tourists (Colombian and international) enjoying interacting with these very fun, warm and 'voluminous' sculptures.

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Miami, Florida
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Botero is an amazingly productive artist & his work is so beautifully displayed here. we were there on a Sunday, so it was crowded, and of course a few beggars, but just ignore them...they'll go away. A sunny day and enjoyed it very much...the Cathedral adjacent is beautiful too !

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