Travel through time to a colonial world of extraordinary plazas, balconied buildings, and cobblestone streets in Old Cartagena. Stop for photos in the walled fortress of San Felipe, then visit Historic Museum of Cartagena, former headquarters of the Court of the Holy Inquisition. Walk through charming streets and colorful squares to the majestic Sanctuary of San Pedro Claver, patron saint of slaves. Then visit the dungeons of Las Bovedas Artisan Center.
•Historic Museum of Cartagena: A palacial stone entrance leads you to actual jails and torture chambers used during the Spanish Inquisition.
•San Pedro Claver Cathedral: Visit the holy Sanctuary where the body of the New World's first saint is interred.
•Shop Cartagena: Shop for folk art at Las Bovedas Artisan Center and enjoy some free time in the Old City.
What to Bring:
•SeaPass card and photo identification
• Insect repellent
What to Wear:
•Hat and sunglasses
•Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour Sightseeing in Old Cartagena requires extended periods of walking and standing.