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Deluxe Cartagena & Fortress | CA24

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Deluxe Cartagena & Fortress

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Starting from $59 USD / Adult
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Uncover the magic of Cartagena on this visit to the city’s ancient forts, palaces, sanctuaries, and historic shopping centers. Begin with a journey to the 17th century San Felipe Fortress, the largest work of Spanish military engineering in South America. Continue on to Las Bovedas Artisan Center. Today local artisans display their work in this former dungeon. Then, visit the Inquisition Palace which served as the headquarters to the Court of the Holy Inquisition. Wander the jails and torture chambers, and learn about the sentencing ceremonies that once took place in public in the middle of the plaza. Explore the narrow cobblestone streets inside the walled city and discover San Pedro Claver Sanctuary built to honor the patron saint of slaves. Admire beautiful statues and stunning old-world furniture. Finally, take some time to explore and browse the handicrafts and leather goods shops around and admire the Colonial buildings and age-old fortifications of the city before return back to the ship.
HighlightsShow
  • Visit the 17th century Fortress of San Felipe, the largest work of Spanish military engineering in South America.
  • Explore the jails and torture chambers of the Inquisition Palace and learn about this dark chapter in Cartagena’s history.
  • View the magnificent San Pedro Claver Sanctuary and admire the old-world furniture and exquisite statues.
What To BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Sun protection
  • Cash/credit cards
What To WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
Important NotesShow
  • This tour is strenuous.
  • Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.
  • Guests must be able to negotiate approximately 37 steps and walk over uneven surfaces.
Location Cartagena, Colombia Cartagena, Colombia
Tour Code CA24 CA24
Duration4.50 Hours 4.50 Hours
Activity Level#Strenuous #Strenuous
#Time permitting, limited shopping is available during the tour.
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