Explore impressive fortifications and colonial architecture in old Cartagena. Make your way through the Fort of San Felipe, a shining example of 17th century Spanish military engineering. You'll visit its dungeons, now housing Las Bovedas Artisan Center. Enter the Historic Museum of Cartagena via stunning stone gateways leading to jails, torture chambers and artefacts of the Spanish Inquisition. Stop for reflection at San Pedro Claver Cathedral, dedicated to the human rights pioneer.
•Old Cartagena: See the accoutrements of torture at Historic Museum of Cartagena and visit colonial fortress San Felipe de Barajas.
•San Pedro Claver Sanctuary: Admire exquisite statues and old-world furnishings in this monument to the patron saint of slaves.
•Cartagena Shopping: Shop for Colombian folk art at Las Bovedas; look for emeralds, leather and handicrafts in the Old City during free time.
What to Bring:
•SeaPass card and photo identification
• Insect repellent
What to Wear:
•Hat and sunglasses
•Guests must consider their physical fitness level and medical history when determining whether this tour is appropriate.
•Guests with pre-existing neck, back, knee and/or shoulder injuries, cardiac conditions, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, other heart or respiratory conditions or any other medical condition must take particular caution when selecting a tour - particularly tours categorized as "strenuous".
•Guests who have concerns must consult with their personal physician before engaging in any activity that may be strenuous for them.
•Sightseeing in Old Cartagena requires extended periods of walking and standing.