City, Local Living
Discover the most significant treasures of the magic destination, Cartagena de Indias. Besides the marvelous streets of the walled city, on this Cartagena City tour you will explore the most representative places of this UNESCO world heritage site. From its wonderful colonial streets, museums and squares to the up-rising charming area of Getsemaní, let yourself amazed by all the wonders the capital of Bolivar has to offer.
City, Local Living
TOTAL DURATION: 6 Hrs.
Private transportation in comfortable A/C car.
Expert guide in the language of your preference
Entrance tickets to Castillo de San Felipe
Old city walking tour
Starting our adventure early in the morning, visit the “La Popa” hill to begin this trip with a big perspective and a wonderful view of the Heroic city of Cartagena.
Your second stop is the Fantastic San Felipe de Barajas Castle. This structure , the biggest military building ever made in the Colonial Americas still well preserved. It was the epicenter where incredible battles were fought over various centuries. It is located on the top of San Lázaro hill by the Spaniards as a strategic point to gain control of the bay. Tour the impressive tunnel system used in colonial times and enjoy the stunning view of the city.
Once you arrive to the walled city, walk with your guide through the streets at this gem of colonial architecture. Discover the San Diego and Downtown districts, packed with churches, monasteries and plazas. Also, delightful mansions with their famous giant front doors, overhanging balconies and shady patios.
You will visit the famous Plaza del Comercio and the San Pedro Claver Plaza with an stunning church more than 400 years old. Enter The Cartagena Gold Museum to find a wonderful collection of gold and ceramic artifacts from the Zenú Culture, the original inhabitants of the Caribbean flat lands.
To finish you tour, get out of the walls of Cartagena’s historic Old City to visit the Getsemaní. Enjoy the architecture, restaurant variety and charm of this up-rising neighborhood.