Gethsemane + Street Art Tour - Cartagena

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Gethsemane is one of those neighborhoods that love it. This place was considered the fourth most beautiful neighborhood in the world in 2018 by Forbes Magazine and without a doubt it is worth going through its streets where we will meet the local culture of the city, we will know and learn from the dozens of graffiti that They were painted in the framework of the 1st Urban Art Festival in 2013 and obviously we will learn from the history that enclose its streets, churches and squares since Gethsemane played an important role in the process of independence of the city and witnessed the rise of the Slavery in the Colonial era.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Plaza de La Trinidad

It is called that since 1643, the year in which the Church of the Holy Trinity was finished building. Some time later, being Cartagena independent of the Spanish Crown, the Cabildo ordered that it be called Plaza de la Libertad, in honor of the inhabitants of the Gethsemane neighborhood who congregated in that square and who participated on November 11, 1811 in the revolution that would result in the signing of the Act of Independence. It is also said that from the church's own atrium the leaders exhorted the enraged people.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Barrio Getsemani

Gethsemane is one of the most representative neighborhoods in the city, given that there was the Grito de Independencia in 1811. Gethsemane is known for receiving a large number of backpackers, for its craft shops (dressmakers, shoemakers) and for its Centennial Park. It was the neighborhood where slaves lived at the time of the Colony. Gethsemane is located near the center and attached to the Walled City.

Duration: 1 hour
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