Walk through the Walled City in Cartagena

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  • Live Guide
  • E-Ticket
  • 2.5 hr

The best introductory tour to Cartagena: the Walled City, a Unesco World Heritage Site and a magical city, with legends and beauty within the old colonial stone wall. Join this fun-filled shared tour to understand and learn about the origins of the so-called "crown jewel of the coast," the Caribbean repository of all the gold and other resources of the conquerors stolen from the continent. On our walking tour, you will relive the battles and victories of the Europeans, the empowerment and influence of Afro cultures, you will explore the narrow and colorful colonial streets, you will see the contrast of the old and modern areas. From its history, to its food and nightlife, to its beaches, Cartagena has it all!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Beyond Colombia Free Walking Tour Bogota

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At:

We will meet at the indicated time in the Plaza de Santo Domingo, next to the Botero sculpture "Gertrudis".

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Camellon de los Martires

Once the group is complete, we begin the tour with an introduction about Cartagena and its beginnings as a populated center.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Plaza de San Pedro Claver

Walking a few minutes, we will arrive at this famous Plaza, where our guide will tell you about its importance and highlighting the cultural and religious value of the place. In addition, Pedro Claver's history and relationship with Cartagena and his support for the black liberation struggle.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Plaza de los Coches

We will walk a few meters to find the Plaza de los Coches, there our guide will tell you the history behind the famous carriages of Cartagena and the sociocultural context of the time when they were popularized.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Museo Naval Del Caribe

After seeing the bastions and taking some photos during the tour of the streets of this neighborhood, we will see a small Plaza, here we are going to tell a little about the Indian history Catalina and about the Cartagena International Film Festival.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At:

We advance the route to reach this bastion. At this stop, we will tell about the fortification process of the city and the use of these structures for the protection of external attacks on Cartagena de Indias.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At:

Here, our guide will describe the importance it had and still is about the National Beauty Contest, the role of the Queens in Miss Colombia in Miss Universe and also the popular mistake Steve Harvey.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Teatro Adolfo Mejia ( Teatro Heredia )

Upon reaching this place, our guide will tell you the story of Gabo, our Nobel Prize in Literature. To end the tour we can take some photos and close our experience in the historic center of Cartagena.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Palacio de La Inquisicion

A few more streets we will find the Palace of the Inquisition, where our guide will be able to tell you the story and show the rules of trial against those who committed acts against the laws of the Catholic Church.

Duration: 20 minutes
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