Since it's founding in 1533, Cartagena has truly been a place of timeless wonder. The walls of this port city have been witness to the ebb and flow of people and history. On this tour, we'll uncover the stories and characters that have made this UNESCO Heritage site the world-famous gem it is today. We'll start our journey at the entrance of the city and wind our way along it's cobbled streets. Along the way, we'll take in beautiful plazas, incredible colonial architecture and an atmosphere that makes this city one of a kind. From pirate attacks to miracles, local delicacies to sublime architecture. Take some time and feel the pulse of Cartagena de Indias.
Torre del Reloj, Plaza de los Coches, Plaza de la Aduana, Parque de Bolívar, Palacio de la Inquisición, Museo del Oro, Plaza de Santo Domingo, Claustro de San Agustín, Iglesia de Santo Toribio.
The tour starts at Torre del Reloj, the entrance to the walled city. If you are in the the old city or Getsemaní, you can get there by foot. Otherwise you can take a taxi or Transcaribe bus.
Places to stop along the way:
Plaza de Los Coches, portál de los dulces, Plaza de la Aduana, Museo de San Pedro Claver, Iglesia de San Pedro, Parque de Bolívar, Palacio de la Inquisición, Museo del Oro Zenú, Plaza de Santo Domingo, Claustro de San Agustín, Santo Toribio.
Best time to walk:
All day from 7AM onwards to 7 PM. If you want to stop at museums, please take note of operating hours.
The centro histórico is pretty safe. But be aware and vigilant.
Take a tour back through time into the legendary walled city of Cartagena de Indias. From conquistadores to pirates, gold and silver to Cumbia and Champeta. Hear stories about ancient fortresses, pirate attacks and what made Cartagena the... More»