Every town village and city in Venezuela has a square and plaza dedicated to the great liberator Bolivar. This one is very pleasant and attracts tourists and locals alike. Due to its altitude Merida has a beautifully cool climate making this area perfect for sitting and taking in the sites and people.
You can spend a number of hours hanging out in the plaza. There are lots of people watching opportunities, food and craft stalls, and ongoing political and social gatherings. Definitely worth a visit for one or two afternoons.
Like every other town in Venezuela, the main square is the Plaza Bolivar. Merida is no different, ans this is Merida's version,
In a city with few tourist attractions, I can see why this is on the list.
But in truth it is a average sort of square with an average sort of statue
nice to visit if you are looking for a place that is near from almost everything at downtown, you can go to the cathedral from there and eat delicious churros, also ice cream and go shopping. At the square you can see an statue of bolivar on a horse.