What to See in Cartagena
Historic center of Cartagena include a set things to see: monuments, palaces, buildings. Get to know the most visited tourist places of the city with our photo gallery
What Not to Miss in Cartagena
Walking through the neighborhoods, the abundance of archaeological works catches the eye. This is because the main attraction of the city of Cartagena – the Roman amphitheater
It was discovered only in 1988. In this story, amazing is the fact that a monument of such magnitude was hiding from the gaze of passers-by, literally under the nose. Draw the formula: take the date of laying the first stone in the walls-commensurate with the period of discovery, take into account the size of the center: 2x2 kilometers. Amazing!
Everyone can get to the arena erected in honor of Gaius Julius Caesar from Tuesday to Saturday from 10 to 18: 00. Sunday is a shortened day, and Monday is a day off.
On the waterfront, at the foot of the ancient building, there are a couple of interesting museums of underwater themes, where you can see the bathyscaphe era of Jacques Yves Cousteau and get acquainted with the artifacts collected from the bottom of the sea (Museo Nacional Arqueología & Subacuática and Naval) Coastal zone will please and vacationers with children. Trampolines, amusement rides, cotton candy at an amusement park will appeal to young travelers.
Take a look at marble memorial to the wars of the Spanish-American battles, dedicated to the battles of Santiago de Cuba. It offers a beautiful view of the City Hall and the surrounding area. Do not neglect the chance to eat and enjoy fresh seafood dishes, such as paella and fedua, because further along Calle Mayor you will find boutiques, souvenir shops and the next excavation of Cerro Molinete- which is a set of stone remains.