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Walled City of Cartagena

Calle 41, Cartagena 130002, Colombia
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“walled city” (1,087 reviews)
“narrow streets” (135 reviews)
“street vendors” (229 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Calle 41, Cartagena 130002, Colombia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

so far my favorite place to go around cartagena at night deffinately you have to do the horse carriage throught the city really good restaurants and nice shopping boutiques

Thank Jose C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The old portion of Cartagena is a beautiful example of a walled city from this era. It reminded me a lot of Old San Juan, however the crowds and street merchants are everywhere... I was not bothered as a seasoned traveler, but my mother-in-law was...More

Thank lisarae68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

make sure you have time to walk around the walls. watch romancing the stone before you go and see if you can recognize anything

Thank tom m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After spending 2.5 days cooped up in a hotel for a work meeting, a colleague and I (both women) hired a guide to take us on a walking tour of the Walled City. The guide, Sergio Camacho Pacheco, is a Colombian native who speaks multiple...More

Thank NJB19641988
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A city of vibrating colors and friendly people - very exotic. Beautiful and generally well maintained colonial buildings provide a great setting for a multitude of shops, restaurants and street vendors. I noted that the many sellers of hats, sunglasses and cigars usually had a...More

Thank Birger L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of course you won't leave cartagena without going to this treasure. It's the mesmerizing combination between history and romance, modern shops and delicious food, coffe deserts etc. I have to say it's my favorite place on earth. Do's Stay in a lounge hotel if you...More

Thank verona g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very touristic , overpriced for Colombia, but the architecture is colourful and charming . To visit for sure .

Thank MrsJones n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the beautiful buildings and street art / murals. Everyone seemed friendly, just worried a bit at night because we met some people who were mugged at knife point. There are also guys offering you drugs on the street which was not my favourite part...More

Thank FlorianeLena
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went inside the walled City on part of a private tour. What an amazing City. There was so much street vendors, local artist, restaurants, and history all contained in there walls. There is so much culture and architecture What a great place to spend...More

Thank amanda5805
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful cities we have ever known, unbelievable colonial streets with history and spanish environment

Thank LukasMc
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October 12, 2017|
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Response from Sergio O | Reviewed this property |
I think there are two places you should focus on visiting: the old city and The Castillo San Felipe. The Castillo looks better at night. If you cannot do strenuous walks, you'll find people in the old city with carriages and... More
September 6, 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth G | Reviewed this property |
Getsemani is great and it is walking distance from the walled city which is an experience you'll never forget. You really should be able to say longer, 6 hours is just not long enough. Just walk around, take in the beauty... More
Toni F
September 4, 2017|
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Response from Alex B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Cartagena has a port that currently receives Cruise ships from Royal Caribbean, Celebrity and Azamara and perhaps others.