MAIN TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
1.Castillo San Felipe de Barajas: Located just 5 minutes from the hotel, it is located on a hill called San Lázaro and was built in 1536 by the Spanish.
2.Las Malles: Located 5 minutes from the hotel, the fortification is the most complete on the continent South America and one of the best and well preserved walls of the walled cities of the world.
3.Fort of the pastelillo: Located 10 minutes from the hotel, was the first fortress built in the city, nowadays the fort works as a private pier for small embarkations.
4.Fort San Bernardo de Bocachica: 5 minutes from the pier from where the boat is taken to visit this majestic place, It was built in the year 1753, like the other bastions that were built during the colonial period, its unique purpose Was to protect the city from both pirate attacks and possible invasions of some European countries.
1.Getsemani: Getsemani is a world apart, colorful and raizal, within the same historical center, has become the meeting point for those who seek a more bohemian and picturesque experience, also mixes the conserved architecture of colonial houses, and the Life of Cartagena people.
2.Clock Tower: The clock besides being the representative symbol of Cartagena is the entrance to the city.This tower was established in the 19th century and soon there is a statue commemorating Pedro de Heredia who was the founder of the city of Cartagena.
3.San Diego: The San Diego neighborhood is embedded in the old city of Cartagena, its little streets are flanked by smaller houses than in the rest of the historic center, all painted with intense colors and spectacular flowered balconies, cobbled and narrow streets of the neighborhood There are several restaurants and bars with lots of atmosphere.
CHURCHES AND PLAZAS
1.Catedral San Pedro Claver: It was built in the 17th century.The facade of the church was fabricated, as were most buildings of the time with coral stones.
2.Santo Domingo Church: Built at the end of the 16th century, it is the first church built in Cartagena de Indias making it the oldest in the city.
3.Cathedral Basilica Metropolitana de Santa Catalina de Alejandria: The cathedral is of herreriano style, Spanish Renaissance architecture.
4.Plaza de la Trinidad: Place where the first cry of independence was given.
5.Plaza de San Diego: Surrounded by renowned bars and restaurants
5.Plaza Fernandez Madrid: Surrounded by renowned bars and restaurants
6.Plaza de Santa Teresa
7.Santo Domingo Square
9.Plaza de la Aduana
THE BOBEDAS AND CONVENT OF THE BACK
1.Las Bovedas: They are located between the Forts and Santa Catalina and Santa Clara and are part of the wall of Cartagena.Ideal for shopping and carrying sovereigns.
2.Portal of sweets: A picturesque and recognized place near the clock tower, where you can buy and taste a great variety of typical sweets.
3.La Popa: "The Stern of the Galera".Its highest part is 148 meters above sea level, from there you can see a panoramic view of the whole city.
4.Casa del Marquez de valdehoyos: Its beautiful façade, wide staircase, corridors and its interior garden, the large halls and its romantic belvedere show how lived during the colonial period of the early seventeenth century.According to historians in one of the rooms of this house was the Liberator Simón Bolívar
ADOLFO MEJIA THEATER AND MUSEUMS
1.Teatro Adolfo Mejia: It was founded in 1905 and is located in the historic center.
2.Gold Museum: Opened in 1982 by the Banco de la República.With a Collection of gold and ceramics belonging to the main pre-Columbian cultures.
3.Palace of the Inquisition: Established in September 1610, it is considered one of the most significant houses of the eighteenth century colony.
4.Palace of the governorship: The House of the Cabildo is historical monument, since in addition to being soothes of the colonial Town hall, inn of governors and commanders.
VOLUME OF TOTUMO
It is located 40 km from the city of Cartagena, as well as from Barranquilla in the municipality of Galerazamba in the department of Bolivar.
It is considered an exotic and natural wonder. It is approximately 20 meters high, has mud flowing permanently making it warm and dense, properties that make it impossible to sink into it.