Plaza de la Paz - John Paul II, Barranquilla

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Built to accommodate the crowds that would await Pope John Paul II, Plaza de la Paz - John Paul II sits strategically in the center of the city. Today it hosts numerous events of importance, including presidential speeches, cultural performances, and protests. Combine a stroll through the square with a visit to the cathedral visible in the background. If you're in the mood for some retail therapy, head to the shopping center right across from the square. To plan Barranquilla vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
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  • Just in front of the Cathedral, large plaza with bandstand which hosted many evening and night carnival events.  more »
  • There's a fountain outside that you can walk through and get wet. The cathedral itself doesn't look great on the outside but inside it's truly captivating.  more »
  • They do a lot of concerts there during Carnival. They are pretty good, fun and cultural. People often start the party there and after the go to clubs.
  • Nice place to have a good view and get some peacefull time
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