Guided tour

Cartagena: Getsemani Highlights and Graffiti Walking Tour

Guided tour

Cartagena: Getsemani Highlights and Graffiti Walking Tour

From US$ 49.89 per person

Join a guide and discover Cartagena's hip Gethsemani neighborhood. Learn about its history, culture, and urban art scene whilst strolling past its main sights pieces of graffiti art.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Wheelchair accessible


  • Discover the Getsemani neighborhood alongside an expert guide
  • Visit the studios of local artists, their galleries and watch a live painting performance
  • Explore the most colorful neighborhood in Cartagena and see street art among its colonial streets
Full description

See a new side of Cartagena as you explore hip Getsemani with a local guide. Learn about the area’s history through the graffiti art that is all around. Understand the meanings behind the images of wild animals, famous faces, and daily life. Follow your guide along colonial streets to the main sights of the neighborhood. You will visit Centenario park, Holy Trinity Square, and Umbrella street. You’ll also spend some time at Las Tablitas, a store considered the oldest house in Getsameni.

Take plenty of photos of the mind-blowing local murals and depictions of lively urban culture. Browse the artists’ galleries, watch a live painting show, or even try your hand at your own piece (for an additional fee).

  • Guide
  • Snack
  • Walking tour
  • Paint your own canvas (available if you wish to pay a fee to the local artist on the spot)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Meet your guide inside the Bike & Arts store

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 32 reviews

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The directions for the meeting spot was very clear. Once you leave the Clock tower, cross the street and stay to the right of the horse statutes. You also get a message via WhatsApp to confirm everything. I appreciated the bottle of water before the start of the walk. Our guide, Ronald was very informative and patient. He will offer to take pictures for you as well. It was a great history lesson full of art and culture. Don’t be afraid to ask questions about the Colombian culture! Getsemani is traditional and home to some families that you may see sitting by their windows as you walk back. Pay attention to the landscape so you can see the difference from traditional to modern. The snacks and ice cream were a yummy treat to beat the heat and we ended the tour back in the wall city. Great tour! Exactly as advertised.

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March 24, 2023

Overall the tour was worth the money. I believe our tour guide name was Duran. He did a great job explaining the history and showed us all the graffiti spots. He also was a photographer too if you needed a quick picture. I will say the following were not include: • Local snack with fruit juice • Ice cream • Live painting show However, the tour guide made the tour worthwhile. Would recommend!

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March 24, 2023

Duran was excellent. He did a great job explaining the history of the city. The tour allowed us to view beautiful artwork as well as observe the artist showcasing their talent. He is also a nice guy which made the experience in Cartagena very pleasant.

March 24, 2023

Product ID: 391473