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Private Walking Tour in Cartagena (Walled City & Getsemaní)

Get a more intimate glimpse of the colorful, colonial streets of Cartagena than you would if traveling by coach or car during a private walking tour

Private Walking Tour in Cartagena (Walled City & Getsemaní)
Private Walking Tour in Cartagena (Walled City & Getsemaní)

Time & Location

Jun 22, 2024, 10:00 AM

Cartagena, Cartagena, Cartagena Province, Bolivar, Colombia

About the event

Exploring with a private guide allows you to customize your experience according to your interests, as well as receive tailored recommendations to enhance the rest of your vacation. Plus, you guide collects you from your accommodation so you don’t have to worry about finding a meeting point. Explore Cartagena at your own pace on a private walking tour A great introduction for first-time visitors Customize your tour to cover things that interest you most Benefit from the undivided attention of a private guide What's included:

  • Bottled water
  • Private transportation
  • Tour Guide

What's not included:

  • Anything not specified previously is not included in the price!

What to expect:

  • Walled City of Cartagena (Pass By): In our walking tours, we visit each important square, place, and street where we talk about its importance and history. It is said that there are cities that have their own soul and Cartagena de Indias is one of them. With its history and modest personality, the Walled City was declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
  • Camellon de los Martires: Our accredited tour guide will welcome you to this incredible experience and will verify your reservation. There he will locate you geographically, give you directions and introduce himself to start the tour. In the Camellón de Los Mártires - Plaza de Cervantes we will learn about the indigenous people who were before and during the arrival of the Spanish.
  • Monumento Torre del Reloj: We move to the "Golden Key of Cartagena" or Clock Tower entering the Plaza del Ecuador, before the Plaza del Esclavo, a prelude to continue part of the enslavement route through Porto Carrero and Candilejo streets. But first, Pedro de Heredía welcomes us.
  • Monumento a Pedro de Heredia: Here you will learn about Miguel de Cervantes and his relationship with the city. Also, the importance of him in Colombian literature. Here you will learn more about the slave markets and the importance of the portal of the typical sweets of the city.
  • Portal de Los Dulces: We continue to the Portal de Los dulces, a symbol of female activity in times of slavery and that their descendants still continue their traditions.
  • Plaza de la Aduana: The process of commercialization of merchandise, including that of the enslaved, in the old "Plaza de la Aduana", has been historically important. Here we will see important buildings such as the Municipal Hall.
  • Museo de Arte Moderno de Cartagena de Indias: Of course, art is no stranger to the tour, the Museum of Modern Art, an exponent of Caribbean and Latin American art from the 50's, the Gold Museum opens its doors with samples of indigenous pieces from the Colombian Caribbean and the Emerald Museum, stones of beautiful considered the most beautiful in the world, worn by celebrities.
  • Plaza de San Pedro Claver: Religion is present with San Pedro Claver, Slave of the Slaves, we will see the Architecture of the Church and Museum-Monastery that bear his name and is the Headquarters of Human Rights.
  • Baluarte de San Ignacio: This bastion was built to defend the "Bay of Souls" from any pirate attack. On this tour we will see the history behind the walls of Cartagena.
  • Plaza de Bolivar: Do you like the feats of pirates and corsairs? We count them when visiting a Bastion, as a sample of Spanish military constructions and strategies, we continue to Plaza Bolívar, in homage to the precursor of Independence, a place to refresh ourselves.
  • Plaza de la Proclamacion: At this point we will find different places of interest. As: the palace of the inquisition, the passage where the beauty queens of our country are exhibited and the gold museum. Tickets to entrance to these places are not included during the tour, we will only refer to them within the scheme and topics of the tour.
  • Barrio Getsemani: Grafities, Culture, Music, customs, folklore, trade, architecture. We will enjoy one of the most important and colorful cultural corridors of Getsemaní, due to the umbrellas (symbol of the advertisement), the graffiti and the unique architecture.
  • Parque del Centenario: Do you know the sloths, the squirrels, the iguanas? You will see them in one of the most important Lungs of Cartagena, Centennial Park, former Railway Station, which is a relic of the Tropical Dry Forest where we refresh under the shade of beautiful trees.
  • Cl. de San Juan #25-25: Here we wil talk about Grafities, Café, Blas de Lezo, Gabriel García Marques, Mister Black, Joe Arroyo.
  • Plaza de La Trinidad: Finally, we enter the Callejón Ancho, to reach the end of the route along Calle San Juan to the sound of salsa and the African champeta; previously passing by the church and square of the Holy Trinity.

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