Cartagena, Into the Walled City

Tour Information

Tour Fee
$42.00
Duration
2 hrs
Tour Description
Cartagena, world heritage site according to Unesco will open the doors of the city for you at the emblematic Clock Tower, La Torre del Reloj, then we will walk into the walls of the city going into the Plaza de los Coches and the Portal de los Dulces to then go to the Plaza de la Aduana, where the Spaniards shipped all the gold and silver of South-America from this port to Spain You will then will know the Iglesia de San Pedro Claver, the church of a saint who saved many black slaves from death and declared himself as "slave of the slaves", after that we will go by the narrow streets of the old city to the Plaza de Bolívar, where you will see the gold museum and the Inquisition Palace. Will keep on walking to the Plaza de Santo Domingo where the sculpture of a fat lady waits you as well as many classical and beautiful buildings, to then go to the barrio of San Diego and the iglesia de Santo Toribio, and also will go the plaza de San Diego. On the road you will know about stories of pirates and of García Márquez, the most famous colombian writer, recipient of a Nobel Prize award for literature, and you will know why Cartagena de Indias was the most important city in the new world and why the Spanish crown spent so much money in its defensive walls and fortifications.
Special Considerations
There will be charges at some museums on the road. Also please dress according to hot temperature and bring comfortable walking shoes, as we will walk for the whole time.
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Meeting Address
Torre del Reloj, at city center. Cartagena, Colombia
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