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Old City Wall Cartagena

Old City Wall

Cartagena's Fortified Old City Cartagena's Fortified Old City is the best-preserved colonial city in Latin America. The walled city was constructed in the sixteenth century by the Spanish conquistador Pedro de Heredia, named Cartagena de Indias, after his birthplace in Spain. Located on Colombia's Caribbean coast, the city has since served as an important port for trade between Europe and South America,…

Watch the sunset on top of the Old City wall in Cartagena

Watch the Sunset Atop Old City Wall

Watch the Sunset Atop the City Walls in Cartagena One of the most noticeable and iconic historical structures in Cartagena is the Old City wall that surrounds the oldest portion of the city. This wall was built during the Colonial Era to help repel attacks from pirates, privateers, and invading armies. Now the wall has become an amazing tourist attraction in Cartagena…

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