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Cartagena, a captivating city, invites you to explore its enchanting historic district and San Diego. Immerse yourself in the stories, sayings, and myths surrounding the walls, streets, convents, and houses. This shared tour starts at the Camellón de Los Mártires - Plaza de Cervantes, delving into the indigenous history before the Spanish arrival.

Discover the "Golden Key of Cartagena" at the Clock Tower and follow the route through Porto Carrero and Candilejo streets, reflecting the city's enslavement history. Pedro de Heredía's legacy is explored along the way.

Visit the Portal de Los Dulces, a symbol of female activity during slavery. Explore the historical "Plaza de la Aduana" and notable buildings like the Municipal Hall. The tour includes art at the Museum of Modern Art, the Gold Museum showcasing indigenous pieces, and the Emerald Museum displaying stunning stones.

Religious landmarks, such as the Church and Museum-Monastery of San Pedro Claver, shed light on human rights. The San Ignacio Bastion unfolds the city's defensive history against pirate attacks.

Experience pirate feats while visiting a bastion, and then head to Plaza Bolívar, paying homage to the Independence precursor. Encounter wildlife at Centennial Park, a former Railway Station, featuring sloths, squirrels, and iguanas in a Tropical Dry Forest setting.

Explore Getsemaní's vibrant cultural corridor adorned with umbrellas, graffiti, and unique architecture. Conclude the journey with the lively atmosphere of Callejón Ancho and Calle San Juan, immersed in the rhythms of salsa and African champeta.

Meeting Point

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The "Plaza Cervantes - Camellón de los Mártires" is in front of the Clock Tower. Just look for the orange umbrella!

What to bring

  • Hat
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Sports shoes
  • Sunscreen

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Itineraries

08:30 AM - MEET AT MEETING POINT

This adventure starts between 8:00 and 8:30 AM, starting with your pickup either at the clock tower meeting point in the walled city or at your hotel/airbnb

Clock Tower Address:

Boca del Puente, El Centro, Cartagena de Indias, Provincia de Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia

08:45 - DEPART FROM MEETING POINT

At this time we will depart from the meeting point and start our drive to Palenque

10:00 AM - ARRIVE TO PALENQUE

At this time we will arrive to Palenque. The trip from Cartagena to Palenque is around one hour

2:00 PM - HEAD BACK TO CARTAGENA

The tour has ended and at this time we will make our return back to Cartagena.

3:00 PM - ARRIVE BACK AT MEETING POINT

W will arrive back to the meeting point/hotel or airbnb at this time.

Clock Tower Address:

Boca del Puente, El Centro, Cartagena de Indias, Provincia de Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia

  • Professional tour guide
  • Tour in the Historic Center (Walled City) of Cartagena
  • Tour of Getsemaní neighborhood

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