Cartagena is getting much preferred tourist destination for Colombia visitors. In the tourists’ disposal are a number of hotels in Colombia, a large part of which situated in Cartagena.

There is a lot to be seen in a very center and the vicinity of Cartagena so the perfect that you may do is to arrange your stay overnight in the magnificent Colombia hotels and explore the city.

Just for being sure that you won’t miss the tourist attractions of this incredible city here is a short list with the most well-liked tourist attractions in the center of Cartagena, Colombia.

Puerta del Reloj (The Clock’s Door)

It is the symbol of Cartagena, and also represents the country. It's located on the Blas de Renzo Avenue. This central door used to communicate the city to Getsemaní village.

La Plaza de los Coches (square)

La Plaza de los Coches (The Cars´ Square) is an historical square the place African slaves were brought and sold. There's a monument, the statue of Pedro de Heredia, the founder of Cartagena de Indias.

Plaza de la Aduana (square)

It is the biggest square, and it is very peculiar resulting from its colonial architecture.

Bolívar Square

It is full of trees, in the center is located Simon Bolivar sculpture, it is possible to appreciate a gorgeous fountain.

Castle of San Felipe

This is a military building that protected the city towards pirate attacks. Within, there are tunnels, galleries and traps doors. The visit lasts 45 mins nearly. At the same zone, Blas de Lezo statue and the monument to Zapatos Viejos are placed.

It's the most significant fortify, built by the Spaniards during colonial epoch. It was initially constructed from 1636 and 1657, and then enlarged in 1762. It was initially named Castle of San Lázaro. It was on San Lázaro hill and from there it was possible to dominate any invasion attempt either by land or ship.

Convent of “la Popa”

It's generally known as “Nuestra Señora de La Candelaria convent, and was barracks. It is an wonderful place to observe the panoramic views of Cartagena; from there, it is probable to appreciate the airport Rafael Núñez, Tierrabomba and Islas del Rosario.

For the duration of colonial epoch, there were ranches and fishing industries. At the beginning of XVII, the Cartagena de Indias´ council looked the chance to find a convent on the top for parishioners in the zone.

It is the most prominent zone in the city, and has become a kind of guard. It was founded in 1607 by the Agustinos Descalzos Recoletos, in order to expel to Buziraco, god of indigenous, figure of billy goat.

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