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Cartagena: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour & Optional Attractions

1. Cartagena: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour & Optional Attractions

Located on the Caribbean coast of Colombia, few places on Earth are as beautiful as Cartagena. Sightseeing in this astounding city is a hugely enjoyable experience, offering both modernity and history. There is something to suit all tastes. From beautiful architecture to striking monuments, there is plenty of inspiring sightseeing opportunities while on your City Sightseeing bus tour. Discover all of beautiful Cartagena in 14 bus stops, as you explore the city's beautiful architecture and striking monuments in the most flexible and enjoyable way. Visit key sites in the city, such as the Clock Tower, the San Felipe Fortress, the walled city, the Rafael Núñez House, Rio Casino, and much more. With the many stops along the way, there are things to suit all tastes, including a complimentary walking tour inside the walled city, starting every day at 4:00 PM in front of the clock tower (stop 4). Choose between a 1-day pass and a 2-day pass. Take advantage of adapting your day along the routes between 9:00 AM and 7:30 PM. If you prefer, remain on the bus tour for the entire loop, listening to the informative audio commentary. You will see palaces, monasteries, plazas, and beautiful overhanging balconies, as well as Colombia's major seaside resorts, where you can enjoy beaches and scuba diving opportunities. Stops 1. Muelle de la Bodeguita 2. Centro de Convenciones 3. San Sebastian del Pastelillo 4. Torre del Reloj (Clock Tower) 5. Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas 6. Rafael Nunez Museum 7. Boquetillo (entrance to the Walled City) 8. San Francisco (entrance to the Walled City) 9. Plaza Bogrande 10. Avenida San Martin 11. Casino Rio 12. Hotel Caribe 13. Hotel Hilton 14. Iglesia de Castillo Grande

Cartagena: Private City Tour

2. Cartagena: Private City Tour

Make the most of this private tour to visit the principal sites of interest in the old city of Cartagena — all while traveling in comfort, on board a luxury air-conditioned vehicle. Starting in the downtown area, you will head to the Manga neighborhood, where you can appreciate the beautiful mansions built at the beginning if the 20th century. Continue on to the highest part of the city where there is a convent dating from the beginning of the 17th century. Visit the San Felipe de Barajas Fortress, considered the most important fortification in South America. From here, you will head to the walled city with a stop for some shopping. Following a little retail therapy, visit the different squares of the city and admire the old colonial houses. After a journey of historical discovery, fast forward to the present day and explore the modern part of Cartagena, including the Bohemian neighborhood of Gethsemani. This neighborhood is so authentically charming and on the cusp of commercial explosion. Immerse yourself in Spanish colonial architecture, dance halls, graffiti art, boutique hotels, food vendors and stunning public plazas.

Cartagena: Sightseeing Guided Walking City Tour

3. Cartagena: Sightseeing Guided Walking City Tour

Be picked up by your guide at your hotel lobby. We will begin our tour with a panoramic tour across the beautiful Cartagena Bay, often referred to as the "Jewel of the Caribbean". After this, we’ll do a panoramic tour at the Manga Island. Further on, we’ll visit the San Felipe de Barajas Castle (Castillo San Felipe de Barajas), the largest military structure built in America Colony Time by Spain in the Americas, which took 36 years to be completed, and covers almost the entire Cerro de San Lázaro from whose summit we can appreciate another perspective of the marine landscape. Upon descending there is a brief stop for photos of the Los Zapatos Viejos (“Old Shoes”) bronze statue, an emblem of the city. We continue on to the colonial center passing by the India Catalina monument and the Clock Tower, icons of the city from which taking a pleasant walk through the interior of the historical center and its walled area “Las Bovedas”, Santo Domingo streets and squares, visiting: the Plaza de la Aduana (“Customs Park”), Plaza de Los Coches (“Park of Cars”), San Pedro Claver Church, as well as various ramparts and colonial buildings. We finish the tour at the Las Bóvedas artisanal market. Return to your hotel in our comfortable vehicle, or if you prefer, stay around the walled sector to enjoy the various cafés, bars, and restaurants. This tour includes admission fees to the points of interest.

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4.5 / 5

based on 63 reviews

It was really great Using that hop off hop on bis gives you a really good information about the city allowing you to set an overall view as well as having a very good way to explore selected sites It was good getting the ticket in advance through GetYourGuide as this simplifies and cut off waiting time as well as knowing exactly the nearest station to your location to start

Muy práctico y cómodo el servicio. Bajamos y subimos en las paradas de interés y realmente tuvimos una visión muy completa de Cartagena.

Muy bonito el tour, se conoce mucho, el personal muy amable. Contenta de haberlo tomado.

interesting and above all do not miss the visit of the city at 4:00 p.m. on foot

Worth it for the price and you see a lot of the main spots.