FREE TOUR
CARTAGENA DE INDIAS

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What does the Free Tour Cartagena de Indias consist of?

Possibly your best option to get to know Cartagena de Indias in a fun and authentic way.

Free Tours in downtown Bogota,Colombia

A moment of culture and fun for everyone.

Enjoy your free tour of Cartagena de Indias as a couple, with friends or in a group!

The Cartagena de Indias Free Tours are the perfect excuse to take some time to get to know better the cultural heritage of Colombia.

The free tours of Cartagena de Indias are free tours organized by guides that show the most emblematic tourist sites of a town or city. These tours are usually done on foot.

Although there are several options and types of free tours in Colombia, most of them are tours that include approximately 10 to 12 people. and last between 1 and 3 hours depending on the planned itinerary.

In any case, always check the detailed information we provide to know all the details of your free tour: schedules, cancellation policy, meeting point and all the information you need to make the most of your experience without having to worry about anything.

What to see and do in Cartagena de Indias?

Cartagena de Indias, a historical and cultural jewel located on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. This walled city, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, captivates visitors with its perfectly preserved colonial architecture and charming cobblestone streets. As you enter the imposing walls that surround the historic center, you discover a fascinating world where Spanish, African and indigenous influences converge.


Santo Domingo Square
The Plaza de Santo Domingo, in Cartagena de Indias, is an architectural jewel that reflects the rich history and culture of this Colombian city. Located in the heart of the historic center, this square has witnessed many events over the centuries. Its elegant design and charming atmosphere make it one of the most emblematic places to visit.


Palace of the Inquisition
The Palace of the Inquisition, located in Cartagena de Indias, is an imposing building built in the eighteenth century that has witnessed much of Colombia’s dark colonial past. This majestic palace stands as a silent witness to the horrors and injustices committed by the Spanish Inquisition during its period of domination in Latin America.


Cathedral of Santa Catalina of Alexandria
The majestic Cathedral of Santa Catalina de Alejandría, located in the emblematic city of Cartagena de Indias, is an impressive architectural symbol that captivates visitors with its grandeur and beauty. Built in the 17th century, this imposing jewel of the Spanish colonial style rises majestically over the Plaza de Bolívar.

Description

We will meet at the indicated time at
Santo Domingo square
next to the statue of Botero called Gertrudis, to start this free tour of downtown Cartagena de Indias. We will walk around the old city wall, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and we will arrive at
the Plaza de San Pedro Claver
. There we will find the church of the same name and learn about the history of this Spanish saint.

We will cross the old city gate to find ourselves in front of the Clock Tower.
the Clock Tower
which has been welcoming locals and tourists since the 19th century. We will also stroll through the Plaza de los Coches, where we will see the statue of Pedro de Heredia, the founder of Cartagena de Indias! the statue of Pedro de Heredia, the founder of Cartagena de Indias!

We will continue to discover this important figure in Heredia Theater and travel back in time to the past in front of the Palace of the Inquisition. Did you know that this colonial mansion once housed torture chambers? Afterwards, we will walk through the
Simon Bolivar Park
the lung of Cartagena de Indias.

We will go through the narrow streets in the heart of the city to get to the Cathedral of Santa Catalina de Alejandría. Do you know that it is one of the oldest churches in South America?
one of the oldest churches in South America
? The dome, the colors that cover it and the details of its frontispiece have turned it into one of the symbols of Cartagena. one of the symbols of Cartagena.

Finally, we will approach the emblematic Plaza de la Aduana. For decades it was the administrative center of the city. In addition to discovering
where Pedro de Heredia lived
we will find a statue in
a statue in homage to Christopher Columbus.
.

After a 2.5 hour tour, the free tour ends in downtown Cartagena de Indias.

Meeting Point and Duration

The meeting point of the Free Tour Cartagena de Indias is the Plaza de la Proclamación. It lasts approximately two and a half hours.

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