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Tour No. 1 HISTORICAL TOUR OF SANTA MARTA
 
 
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  HISTORICAL TOUR OF SANTA MARTA

(Visit Custom House – Visit The Cathedral - Visit Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino – Refreshment water or soft drink)

Leaving dockside to take Rodrigo de Bastidas Avenue sourrinding the sea consider the balcony of the bay with lovely gardens from where one can see El Morro(small island), going by the monument to Rodrido de Bastidas founder of Santa Marta, Bolivar Square sourrended by colonial houses such us the Custom House that houses the Tayrona Gold Museum and the Archeological Museum. Then, a walking tour to the Catedral, the oldest in the country with spanish Renaissance and Barroque style.

Continuing by bus for a panoramic tour of the city going by the monument of El Pibe Valderrama , the most important Football player of Colombia, born in Pescadito.

A bus drive to Taganga , a pintoresc fisherman village with a beautiful bay.

Then the tour arriving at La Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, today a National Monument , private Hacienda where Simon Bolivar (El Libertador) spend his last days. This quiet farm sourrended of old tropical trees , birds and different types of reptiles houses the original old house, the National Altar and the Contemporany Bolivarian Art Museum.

On the way back, panoramic view of El Rodadero , important turistic area with its beautiful beaches.

Shopping

At the Port the passengers will have chance to buy wooden crafts, indian woven bags handcraft and pre -columbian art.

   
  Duration : 4 hours
   
  City : Santa Marta
   
  Transportation : Bus
   
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