Get to know the Getsemaní District in Cartagena

207 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • E-Ticket
  • 2.5 hr

Discover the untold story of the famous Getsemaní neighborhood! This is a shared tour where you will visit the most emblematic streets and their representative squares of a historically resistant town, its folklore, its colors, its music and its people. Get closer to the Getsemanicence culture through our tour where you will understand the importance of a segregated and insurgent people during the colony whose fighting spirit initiated independence and eventually spawned artistic movements in film, painting, sculpture, dance. and, of course, the music. Today you will find a tourist neighborhood with original inhabitants inheritors of a rich culture that at first glance hides stories and legends of revolution, pride and tradition. Join this journey through time, culture and art, discovering the other real side of Cartagena de Indias.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Beyond Colombia Free Walking Tour Bogota

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Camellon de los Martires

Our guide will find you the Camellón de Los Mártires, in the Noli Me Tangere monument, to start the tour he will give you some recommendations. The tour begins by telling about the geological formation of the Island of Getsemaní, its first inhabitants, the process of arrival and growth of the population and the origin of the name.

Duration: 20 minutes

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Entering the Getsemaní neighborhood, our guide will welcome you and tell the story to highlight the cultural value of Getsemaní and the artistic manifestations that reveal the idiosyncrasy of Cartagena at the time. In addition to the cultural legacy, urban art, racial division in the old Cartagena and folklore.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Barrio Getsemani

Walking through its streets we can talk a little about the myths and legends in the early days of the suburb of Gethsemane.

Duration: 20 minutes

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In this place we are going to delve a little deeper and highlight the artistic manifestation and tribute through graffiti art. In addition, our guide will be able to show the musical and instrumental folklore of Cartagena.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Plaza de La Trinidad

Walking towards this Plaza we will talk about the role of the Germanícense in the process of Independence, specifically Pedro Romero and his contribution to the achievement of freedom.

Duration: 20 minutes

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Our guide, at this point, will be able to demonstrate the everyday life and idiosyncrasy of Cartagena when it comes to recreation. We will also talk more about the cultural Tradition, the only neighborhood with a hymn: Getsemaní and we will highlight the iconic house of the neighborhood.

Duration: 25 minutes

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To finish, our guide will show you the neighborhood fort that protected the Getsemaní suburb. Our guide will be able to demonstrate in the panoramic point the infrastructure for the change and connection of Getsemaní with the rest of the city.

Duration: 20 minutes
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