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Cartagena City Tour and San Felipe Castle

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    4 HOURS

  • Start time

  • Meeting Point
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    • Cartagena City Tour and San Felipe Castle,
    Cartagena, Colombia,
  • Ending Point

Key Highlights

  • Admire Bocagrande´s tallest skyscrapers
  • Stroll through the historic city centre and the dungeons
  • Visit to La Popa Convent and the San Felipe de Barajas fortress

Overview

Discover the most modern area of the city and marvel at the city’s skyscrapers along the Cartagena Bay in the area of Bocagrande. Famous for a vibrant nightlife and beaches, you’ll see a different side to Cartagena – mainly known for its colonial history. Head to the La Manga, connected to Cartagena via bridges, and admire the republican architecture in the area, home to the city’s rich and famous

Overlooking La Manga you’ll see the imposing La Popa Convent, perched on the highest hill of Cartagena, at a height of 150m. Upon reaching the top, you’ll be treated to unbeatable panoramic views stretching over the city and have the opportunity to enter inside the convent before moving on to Castillo San Felipe de Barajas, one of Spains greatest fortresses. Listed as a World Heritage site. Also located atop a hill is one of Spain´s greatest fortresses. Built by the Spanish during the colonial era, its strategic and impenetrable walls were never defeated, and to this day, commands the city skyline.

The tour continues in the historic city centre. Stroll through its picturesque streets and squares, as you head to Las Bovedas. Attached to the city walls, the Bovedas dungeon cells and storage vaults now serve to sell local Caribbean handicrafts, where you can pick up a souvenir to remember your colourful time in this colourful city.


Languages
Spanish.

Itinerary

    • 1. Bocagrande
    • 2. Manga
    • 3. Convento de Santa Cruz de la Popa
    • 4. San Felipe de Barajas Castle
    • 5. Bovedas

Inclusions

  • Tickets
  • Transport
  • Tourguide

Exclusions

  • The regular option doesn't include admission tickets.

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