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“Beautiful!”

Walled City of Cartagena
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Cartagena Nightlife Tour by Chiva Bus
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Cartagena Horse and Carriage Night Ride Including Dinner
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Cartagena Small Group Walking Tour
Ranked #1 of 196 things to do in Cartagena
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Charlotte, North Carolina
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“Beautiful!”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

We loved the walled city, so much to see and do. We enjoyed photographing the old door knockers and wandering the narrow streets. Plenty of great restaurants, some expensive some very reasonable. We found a little place the locals hang out in, very authentic and tastey. The best way to really see the whole place is to take a segway tour. Google segway Cargagena and you'll find the website for a great segway tour company. A good way to see the city is take the segway tour in the morning which will give you an over view of the whole place. Then spend the afternoon strolling around places that interest you. At night, the place is VERY lively. Lots of music and dancing. No need to worry about security, you're perfectly safe walking anywhere in the walled city day or night.

Visited February 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Stunning”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

History tradition and so interesting liked all of this city from its charm to its locale to the cocktails watching the sun set

Visited February 2013
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Phoenix, Arizona
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“Loved It!”
Reviewed February 24, 2013

The walled city was the highlight of the trip. The best orientation to the area's development we found was the navy museum, downstairs part. Don't bother going upstairs.

Visited February 2013
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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“Amazing place”
Reviewed February 24, 2013

It surely was one of the most beautiful and colorful historic centers I've ever seen. You can spend days walking around and discovering places, restaurants, stores and charming corners at these streets. You can't go to Cartagena and miss the walled city, it certainly worths the visit.

Visited February 2013
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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“La Cartagena vieja”
Reviewed February 23, 2013

The walled city is charming. Walk around and get lost; no need for maps really. Everything is so close. Keep in mind the sun and heat so walk in the shade, do as the locals. North-south streets are very breezy while the east-west streets provide more shade. Walk the wall and don't forget to watch the sunset near Cafe del Mar on the Baluarte Santo Domingo.

Visited February 2013
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