Discovering the Charm of Plazoleta de Los Zócalos:
A Gem Near Bliss Glamping

In the heart of Guatape, Colombia, a short distance from the tranquil luxury of Bliss Glamping, lies a picturesque and vibrant spot known as Plazoleta de Los Zócalos. This quaint square, nestled in the bustling streets of Guatape, embodies the spirit and color of Colombian culture, making it an essential visit for guests seeking an authentic local experience.

The Colorful Heart of Guatape

Plazoleta de Los Zócalos is renowned for its vividly painted buildings adorned with “zócalos” – colorful bas-relief panels that depict various aspects of daily life, history, and the natural environment. These unique artistic expressions are a hallmark of Guatape’s architecture, turning the town into a living canvas that reflects the joy and creativity of its people.

A Cultural Mosaic

The square is more than just a visual feast; it’s a cultural hub where visitors can immerse themselves in local traditions and customs. The zócalos tell stories – tales of farming, fishing, family life, and folklore – offering a window into the soul of the community. Strolling through Plazoleta de Los Zócalos is like walking through a gallery of folk art, each painting unveiling a piece of Guatape’s rich cultural tapestry.

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Engaging with the Community

Plazoleta de Los Zócalos is not only a place of beauty but also a lively social spot. It’s where locals and visitors alike gather, creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere. You can enjoy the local cuisine at quaint cafes, shop for handmade crafts, or simply bask in the vibrant energy of the square. The friendly smiles and open hearts of the people of Guatape add an extra layer of charm to this already captivating place.

A Photographer's Delight

For photography enthusiasts, Plazoleta de Los Zócalos is a dream destination. Every corner offers a new perspective, a burst of color, or a unique composition. Capturing the essence of this lively square is not just about photographing its beauty; it’s about capturing the spirit of Guatape – vibrant, warm, and full of life.

A Perfect Pairing with Bliss Glamping

A visit to Plazoleta de Los Zócalos enhances the Bliss Glamping experience. After exploring its vibrant streets and local culture, guests can relax in their luxurious, element-themed domes, finding tranquility and comfort that beautifully contrasts with the lively, colorful ambiance of the Plazoleta.


Plazoleta de Los Zócalos, known for its vibrant zócalos and warm community, is essential for Bliss Glamping guests seeking an authentic Guatape experience. This charming spot, a stone’s throw from Bliss Glamping, offers artistic inspiration, cultural immersion, and embodies the joy of Colombian life.

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