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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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USD 17.00*
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Cartagena Nightlife Tour by Chiva Bus
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USD 72.00*
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Cartagena Horse and Carriage Night Ride Including Dinner
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USD 27.30*
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Cartagena Small Group Walking Tour

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Walking tour inside the Walls of Cartagena

Lots of walking on uneven, cobblestone pavement, similar to the streets in Euproean cities. Very hot day, but I would not have wanted to miss the beauty of this city. The city is... read more

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Lisa D
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Overland Park, KS , United States
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Overland Park, KS , United States
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lots of walking on uneven, cobblestone pavement, similar to the streets in Euproean cities. Very hot day, but I would not have wanted to miss the beauty of this city. The city is composed of various squares and there are shops, restaurants and historic buildings that will please any history lover. The drawback are the amount and persistence of the... More 

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Gallatin, Tennessee
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

You have to do the tour of the old city of Cartagenea, you just do but be aware of all the folks trying to sell you stuff, from sunglasses to Cuban cigars for $25 a box(yeah right), magnets, hats. You will be bombarded by them. I found it helps to not speak to them or make eye contact. But you... More 

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The old walled city is beautifully restored with offering loads of shops and restaurants and bars. A must when visiting Cartagena.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place for a walking tour. So much history. A guide is certainly recommended. Vendors everywhere but no pressure

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This colonial city is amazing and a great place to visit. Very historical. The architecture and stores are enjoyable. Highly recommend!

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Glasgow
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is not necessary to make an actual visit to the wall which surrounds the old town of Cartagena. The 11 mile stretch cuts across almost every excursion or tour of the city. It is a reminder of the effort put in by thousands of African slaves, most losing not only their freedom but in many cases their lives at... More 

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asunción
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent hours on end walking all the streets, feeling the city and enjoying its hospitality. We crossed its plazas, visited a number of great restaurants and were amazed at the number of boutique Hotels (more than 400) all in renovate old Colonial Houses. A must visit in Colombia

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Second oldest city in the Americas. Interesting and amazing history including a must see old fort built to defend against the pirates. Before warned that you will be consistently bothered by people selling things from sunglasses to come or will follow you for blocks. We did a private tour through with the Vivator (trip advisor associated) and we're very disappointed... More 

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Queretaro City, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Whole downtown within the walls is amazing for strolling. Its architecture is very enjoyable, so totally worth the visit

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is a well preserved walled city and although it has a lot of tourist features, still has the character and feel of the colonial period of Colombia during the Spanish period of rule. The beautiful buildings are full of color and the plants hanging from the upper floor balconies are just breathtaking. There are many historic sites and all... More 

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