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Plaza de la Aduana: Es la plaza más grande de la ciudad y en ella estuvo ubicada la Casa de la Aduana por donde entraba todo el comercio. Actualmente en esta edificación está ubicada la Alcaldía Distrital. El primer nombre con que se bautizó esta plaza, Antigua Real Contaduría se dio debido a que en ella quedaban las oficinas de los Oficiales Reales. Nombre que la gente cambiaría por Plaza de la Aduana en los años de 1970, ya que se encontraba organizada en el mismo edificio la Administración de la Aduana.

Al inaugurar la estatua del descubridor Cristóbal Colón, el 12 de octubre de 1894, el Cabildo la denominó Plaza de Colón, nombre el cual cambiaría al iniciarse el siglo XX por orden del ayuntamiento como homenaje póstumo al ilustre cartagenero quien fue cuatro veces presidente de la República, llamándose desde ese día en adelante Plaza de Rafael Núñez.

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Taken: 06/04/2011
Uploaded: 06/04/2011
Updated: 09/03/2015


Tags: plaza de la aduana; cartagena de indias
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