HISTORIC WALKING TOUR
Cartagena de Indias is called the "Corralito de Piedras". This lovely city exalts itself of its beauty to fascinate and to enchant all its visitors; the city of pirate attacks in the sixteenth and seventeenth century, the city of indigenous, Africans and Spanish ancestors.
Discovered in the year 1502 by the Spanish Rodrigo de Bastidas, as the island of Calamarí due to the Indigenous s that inhabited it, conquered and founded by Don Pedro de Heredia in the year of 1533, proclaimed independent of the Spanish crown on November 11th of the year of 1810, and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in the year of 1984. Cartagena de Indias has countless stories behind the facade of its colonial and republican houses, behind the beauty of its squares and baroque churches that will delight anyone who listens to everything that happened here.
In this city tour , Discover Cartagena, will share with all the attendees stories and anecdotes that have occurred from the time of conquest until the contemporary era, with the passion that only a Cartagena guide can convey and the love for its roots, visiting emblematic monuments and attractions, a complete tour dedicated to the whole history of Cartagena without losing any details.
Explore the city more and learn about the fascinating stories of pirate attacks, slavery in the colonial era, the construction of the walls, the time of the Inquisition, the places that inspired Gabriel García Márquez to write “Love in the Time of Cholera” and “Of Love and Other Demons”. Be also in love with Cartagena.
Duration: 3 hours
Hour: 9:00 am- 3pm
- A Local certified bilingual guide who will work of make you this tour a great experience. You will visit squares, streets, bastions, churches and vaults.
* This experience is for at least 2 people.