Things to do in Cartagena

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    Castillo de San Felipe

    Castillo de San Felipe

    Ranked #1 overall in Cartagena things to do
    39 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesAdventure

    No doubt it's the mayor fortress built by the Spanish in the 17th century in a colony. Get the headphones for a self guided tour. Be aware you'll be outside ...

  • 2
    Cafe del Mar

    Cafe del Mar

    Ranked #2 overall in Cartagena things to do
    36 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Cocktail Bar
    Popular withNightlifeHipstersOutdoorsy

    By far the best looking crowd I've seen so far in Cartagena. It's also the best place to see the Sun go down for the night. The drinks are premium ...

  • 3
    Plaza de Santo Domingo

    Plaza de Santo Domingo

    Ranked #3 overall in Cartagena things to do
    25 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Outdoors, Hotel Bar, Music Venue, Plaza
    Popular withArtsyNightlifeFoodies

    This is one of the main squares. It's where the Botero "Fat Lady" statue reclines. It's ringed with restaurants and bars for tourists. The better restaurants are on the street ...

  • 4
    Cartagena City Walls

    Cartagena City Walls

    Ranked #4 overall in Cartagena things to do
    20 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    Located on the Caribbean Colombian coast and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Cartagena de Indias, Cartagena for short, is most famous for its preserved downtown, the “ciudad amurallada” or walled ...

  • 5
    Plaza de San Diego

    Plaza de San Diego

    Ranked #5 overall in Cartagena things to do
    14 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Outdoors
    Popular withBackpackersHistoryFoodies

    Pretty colonial plaza. Great place to get some nice pictures. Around the plaza there are some food options and there are spots selling local crafts

  • 6
    Palace of Inquisition

    Palace of Inquisition

    Ranked #6 overall in Cartagena things to do
    12 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryStudentsBackpackers

    Here you can have an idea of what happened when Spanish people first came to Cartagena, how the religion worked in earlier times in South America mostly, if you are ...

  • 7
    Plaza Santa Teresa

    Plaza Santa Teresa

    Ranked #7 overall in Cartagena things to do
    5 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Plaza
    Popular withHistoryGreenArtsy

    A nice area to wander in the old town of Cartagena with a few trees scattered around. You can take nice photos of the city wall too.

  • 8
    Cafe Havana

    Cafe Havana

    Ranked #8 overall in Cartagena things to do
    11 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife
    Popular withNightlifeHistoryBackpackers

    like salsa dancing? this is the place

  • 9
    Cerro de La Popa

    Cerro de La Popa

    Ranked #8 overall in Cartagena things to do
    11 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withFamiliesHistoryBackpackers
  • 10
    Getsemani

    Getsemani

    Ranked #10 overall in Cartagena things to do
    10 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark
    Popular withNightlifeBackpackersHipsters

    Cool upcoming neighborhood right outside the walled city. While somewhat gritty, it has a lot of personality because its where the locals still live and they like their Street Art...Lots ...

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