The Private City tour Cartagena begins with a panoramic tour of the city, where you can enjoy the colonial architecture which is full of colorful squares, churches, cathedrals, and convents.
In addition, it was the most important port in South America for the Spanish crown, where the treasures of the new Granada and the Viceroyalty of Peru were storage.
Cartagena was the economic epicenter of the Spaniards in South America, which made it the target of pirates and corsairs in the Caribbean that in turn caused the most heroic and fearsome naval battles in the continent to be fought, and therefore in this city It was walled and fortified with the largest defense system in the Caribbean.
You will visit the Convent of “La Popa” founded and built from 1606-1611, which is located on a mountain at 140mts altitude and where the virgin patron saint of the city (Virgen de la Candelaria), and then reach the largest fortification del caribe The Fort of San Felipe de Barajas, which was witness and executioner in the most epic naval battle of the Caribbean in 1741 against Admiral Vernon.
Finally will make a tour of about an hour walking in the old city visiting its squares, churches, and monuments, being part of this magnificent city of the Colombian Caribbean.
This private city tour Cartagena will take you around to show you the most important city in South America in XVII century
Product Brand: Cartagena For Ttravelers
Product Currency: USD
Product Price: 86
Price Valid Until: 2023-12-31
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As this is a private and exclusive tour for you, you can choose the pickup time and place. As long as it is from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm and within the geographical area of the tour (old city, Bocagrande, Manga, North zone - Morros)
It will be talked about how the first pirates and corsairs attacked the city of Cartagena and how its impugnable defense system began to be built.
On this visit, you will meet the only convent in Cartagena from the 17th century that is still in operation and where the patron saint of the city is located (La virgen de la candelaria). This place has the best Cartagena view, because it is the highest place in town.
You will visit the largest fort in the Caribbean that has been built, and which was a witness and executioner of the greatest naval battle in history. Only surpassed by the landing of Normandy in the Second World War.
By the end, We will talk about history as we walk through the narrow, colorful, and beautiful streets of the walled city, and visit its squares, churches, and monuments.
After the walk, we will pick you up to take you back to the hotel or other place you choose withing the touristic area. But if your hotel is in the walled city, the tour guide will take you there walking.