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Walled City

Cartagena, Colombia
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Ranked #1 of 34 attractions in Cartagena
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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195 reviews 195 reviews
77 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

This is the place to go to if you are visiting Cartagena. There is so much history located within the boundaries of the walled city. The museums, cathedrals and shops make it all worthwhile to visit. We visited here as part of a tour group from a cruise ship. Having a local guide made it all worthwhile. The architecture in... More

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Alpine, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

It was an incredible walk thru the old city. We loved the color and the people. They've done a lot of work throughout to make it very inviting. The street vendors were very persistent, but mostly polite. Our next trip to Cartagena we'll spend more time there.

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pompano beach
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Very interesting and beautiful view, you can use your imagination as to l00's of years ago. The city is very clean ---but HOT--- so be prepared.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

Beautiful walked city; history, colors, culture - we really enjoyed our day and night here! Despite the never ending street vendors and the very high prices (for cruise ship tourist?) we felt very safe and had a great time walking around.

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Vancouver, Canada
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10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

Loved wandering around Cartagena. Hired a driver and spent a little time at several locations. This place was one of our favourites. Just love looking at the architecture that this town has as well as its people. Very interesting place to visit.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Cartagena is a magic place, especially to walk the walls at night with friends or your partner. Is very romantic and full of fun street performers in some plazas are great too! So much to do and discover.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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15 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The old city which is walled is full great sites and shops. Very crowded and congested but the main plaza is a beautiful setting.

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Georgetown, Colorado
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30 attraction reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

There are many wonderful things about the walled city, but the street vendors are much more aggressive than we wanted to experience.

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22 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This is magical place, if you haven't been to Cartagena, Colombia then you must put it on your bucket list, It is a real surprise, lively, magical , full of music, history, squares to relax in and some of the politess people I have ever come across

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Don't waste your time staying at some cheesy all-inclusive resort outside of town. Then you'll be facing rip-off cab rides into the old city. Cartagena centro ( the old walled city ) is where it's at. We stayed here for a week. Plenty to do. Numerous restaurants to get you through the week. If it's the beach you want, do... More

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