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Cartagena: Attractions and Things to do

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1 San Felipe de Barajas Castle
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Rank: 1 About 7

This castle had been built by Spaniards to serve as defense during colonial times. It’s amongst the most ancient buildings all over Colombia. It’s a fine place to explore; and to spend weekends. One can come alone or with his/her near...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Carerra 17, Cartagena
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites

2 Rosario Islands
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Rank: 2 About 7

Address: Islas del Rosario, Colombia
Type: Surroundings

3 Plaza Bolivar
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Rank: 3 About 7

Plaza Bolivar houses statue of ‘Simon Bolivar’ that had been sculpted in the year 1846 by none other than Pietro Tenerani of Italian origin. It is credited for being the 1st ever ‘public monument’ all over Bogota....

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Cartagena, Colombia, South America
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods

4 Volcan de Lodo El Totumo
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Rank: 4 About 7

This mud volcano has been formed out of natural gases that are emitted by having decayed organic matter under the ground. As mud gets pushed in upward direction by gas, it gets deposited and hardened above ground. As such, its size increases as it...

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Address: Cartagena, Colombia, South America
Type: Nature and sport

5 Diving Planet
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Rank: 5 About 7

Diving Planet goes on to carry the visitors on forty-minute boat-ride between Cartagena and Natural National Park pertaining to Rosario Islands and San Bernardo Corals. First of all, one feels safe in the hands of well-trained diving...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Cll. Estanco Del Aguardiente 5-94 Cartagena
Type: Nature and sport

Attractions close to Cartagena

Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport - 62.3 mi
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The name of Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport has been derived from Ernesto Cortissoz, one amongst the pioneers in Colombian aviation. It’s located at an approximate distance of ROUND 7 Km on the southern side of Barranquilla....

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Address: Barranquilla, Colombia, South America
Distance: 100.3
City: Barranquilla

Type: Getting around + Share

San Antonio De Padua - 62.4 mi
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San Antonio De Padua is a Church whose history dates back to 1569. In this year, the preachers of Santo Domingo (Dominician) arrived in this place and settled. These Dominician people started their mission and built a small temple where they...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Distance: 100.4
City: Soledad

Type: Landmarks and Historic sites + Share

Bolivar Museum Bolivariano Casa - 63.2 mi
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In the Municipality of Soledad is a Bolivariano Museum called as the House of Bolivar. In the premises of this museum, the Liberator Simon Bolivar resided before his death. It is located just a few meters from the Central Church of Soledad...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Distance: 101.7
City: Soledad

Type: Museums + Share

The Medellin Museum of Modern Art - 63.8 mi
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The Medellin Museum of Modern Art is situated only five minutes from the center of the city. It was established in 1980. In the interior are expansive salons that have natural as well as artificial light. Photographs, sculptures, pictures...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Cr. 64 No 51-64
Distance: 102.6
City: Bello

Type: Museums + Share

Neighbouring places: Cartagena

Soledad - 62.6 mi

The Colombian department of Atlantico has a town and municipality called as Soledad. The Municipality of Soledad is in the intertropical or torrid zone and is 5 hours of difference as compared to the meridian of Greenwich. It is...

Distance: 100.7
City: Soledad

What to visit

San Felipe de Barajas Castle
 Landmarks and Historic sites
Rosario Islands
Plaza Bolivar
 Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods
Volcan de Lodo El Totumo
 Nature and sport
Diving Planet
 Nature and sport
Teatro Heredia
 Theaters and performance

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