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Walled City of Cartagena

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Address: Calle 41, Cartagena 130002, Colombia
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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$17.00*
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Cartagena Nightlife Tour by Chiva Bus
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$72.00*
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Cartagena Horse and Carriage Night Ride Including Dinner
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$27.48*
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Cartagena Small Group Walking Tour

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Beautiful City!

If you're visiting Cartagena then the Walled City is a must. You can spend all day walking around visiting the little shops and trying restaurants. The people are so friendly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Salem, Massachusetts
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Salem, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you're visiting Cartagena then the Walled City is a must. You can spend all day walking around visiting the little shops and trying restaurants. The people are so friendly. There are little food stands everywhere, I recommend getting a nice fruit plate and sitting down in the square and people watch. I was addicted to this fresh lemonade stand.... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a very colorful, historic, and safe part of town. Lots of shops, apartments, hotels, churches, and restaurants. But what really struck me was how clean the streets are kept. People sweep them every night with brooms. The only downside is when sitting in one of the squares enjoying a beverage the street vendors will not leave you alone

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Santa Clarita, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I totally dig the doors! I loved them! I wish it wasn't as touristy with all the shops etc but overall it's a cool place to go for a couple days!

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Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I loved the old buildings and the overall character of the city. I have to deduct points for the ridiculous number of pushy vendors always trying to sell you something.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you appreciate fine architecture then you will adore the "walled city". I really loved it and recommend it for a stroll. try to go in the evening it is really beautiful and not that hot-Cartagena is way too hot!

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This city has it all. It is busy and safe. Spend the days doing the museums and tours, go home freshen up and watch the city come to life as the evening unfolds. It was pure magic!

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Bishop's Stortford, Herts, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 455 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited Cartagena for the day as part of a cruise tour - not something we usually do as we like to 'do our own thing' but.. we weren't sure about how safe it was... well it appeared very safe and we'd have been fine exploring on our own! The colours, flowers and vibrancy of the City all combined to... More 

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Germantown, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful old walled city. Great for walking and people watching. Lovely old buildings, shops, restaurants, and street vendors. Enjoyed our time there.

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was really nice to see,, beautiful We rode segways ,, the buildings are full of history Fruit carts everywhere, We really enjoyed this city

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A very beautiful place. A mixture of European and Colombian Caribbean with plenty to do for all ages. Can't wait to visit again.

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