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Tour No. 6 HORSE CARRIAGE RIDE IN CARTAGENA COLONIAL
 
 
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  HORSE CARRIAGE RIDE IN CARTAGENA COLONIAL

Panoramic of San Felipe fortress – Horse carriage ride – Bovedas (Dungeons).

Departing from the pier in air-conditioned motor coaches you will begin the tour with a panoramic view of the military fort of San Felipe de Barajas. Situated outside the walled city, this monumental fort is considered to be the most outstanding feat of Spanish military engineering in the new world. Its construction began in 1536 and lasted for 121 years

At the Rafael Nuñez House a horse carriage will take you through the narrow streets of the walled city, with its colonial houses, squares such as La Merced with the Heredia Theater, Santo Domingo with Gertrudis, the famous sculpture donated by Botero, the Custom square with the City Hall, San Peter with magnificent church and the beautiful baroque door of The Inquisition Palace at Bolivar Square

At the end of the tour visit of The Dungeons within the walled city ramparts which were built to store provisions for the troops and are now home to a high quality handicrafts market selling brightly decorated cloth, woodwork & woven bags made by some of the indigenous peoples of Colombia


   
  Duration : 2 hours
   
  City : Cartagena de Indias
   
  Transportation : Bus, Horse Carriage
   
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