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Plaza de la Proclamación

Plaza de la Proclamación: Our most recommended tours and activities

THE MOST COMPLETE FREE TOUR OF THE WALLED CITY & GETSEMANÍ

1. THE MOST COMPLETE FREE TOUR OF THE WALLED CITY & GETSEMANÍ

This tour is perfect for tourists who want to explore the city’s rich history and vibrant culture. Our knowledgeable guides will take you through the narrow cobblestone streets, where you’ll discover beautiful colonial architecture, picturesque plazas, and stunning churches. Along the way, you’ll learn about Cartagena’s fascinating past and its significance in Colombian history. So join us as we uncover the secrets of this UNESCO World Heritage Site together. We'll visit the most important sites like: -Plaza San Diego -Plaza Fernandez La Madrid -Plaza Santo Domingo - Plaza de Bolivar -Plaza de La Proclamación - Plaza San Pedro Claver -Baluarte San Ignacio -Plaza de La Aduana -PLaza de Los Coches -Galeria de los Dulces -The Clock Tower Monument and Parque Centenario. -Plaza de La Trinidad -Callejon Ancho -Plaza del Pozo Topics during the tour : - The Foundation of Cartagena - The Wall and Fortifications - Slavery - The Independence of Cartagena and Colombia - Colonial buildings - Q & A Session with our Professional Tour Guide * Culture & history, Family-friendly activities, Walking tours

TOUR & TASTE OUR STREET FOOD WITH A PROFESSIONAL TOUR GUIDE

2. TOUR & TASTE OUR STREET FOOD WITH A PROFESSIONAL TOUR GUIDE

This tour is perfect for tourists who want to explore the city’s rich history and vibrant cultures, while immerse yourself in the flavors of this historic city! From savory arepas to savory sweets, delight in the authentic flavors of Colombia as you discover the rich cultural tapestry woven into each. Our experienced local guide not only shares the inside knowledge but also reveals the untold stories and traditions behind every bite. Whether you're strolling the cobblestone streets of the old town or exploring the vibrant neighborhood of Getsemaní, let your taste buds be your guide too, as you discover the culinary delights of Cartagena like never before. Join us on an unforgettable adventure full of flavor, culture, and the warmth of Colombian hospitality. Get ready to savor the essence of Cartagena, one delicious bite at a time!" * Culture & history, Family-friendly activities, Walking tours, Food and drinks

Free Walking Tour Cartagena: Ciudad Amurallada al Completo

3. Free Walking Tour Cartagena: Ciudad Amurallada al Completo

THE HISTORY HAD NEVER BEEN SO ALIVE AND COLORFUL IN AN OLD CENTER. This is the best introduction to Cartagena: the Walled City, a Unesco World Heritage site and a fairy-tale city of romance, legends, and beauty within an old colonial stone wall. Join us for a fun-filled walk to understand and to learn about the origins of the so-called "crown jewel of the coast", the Caribbean storehouse for all the gold and other treasures that conquerors stole from the continent. On our walking tour, you'll relive the battles and victories of the Europeans, the empowerment, and influence of Afro cultures, explore the narrow colorful colonial streets, see the contrast of antique-modern areas, and so much more! From its history, to its food and nightlife, to its beaches, Cartagena’s got it all. Important info: this Tour is a shared experience called "Free Walking Tour" and our job is based on tips, which means that you are the one who decides how much your Guides deserve for their work. We suggest $50,000 COP per person which we consider is a fair value for your Freelance Guide considering the cost of a regular Walking Tour. This voluntary tip that you give to your guide is their way of making a living and maintaining this exciting job.

Free Walking Tour Barrio Cultural Getsemani al Completo

4. Free Walking Tour Barrio Cultural Getsemani al Completo

DISCOVER THE UNTOLD HISTORY OF THE FAMOUS GETSEMANI NEIGHBORHOOD! Walk the most emblematic streets and its representative squares of a historically resistant town, its folklore, its colors, its music and its people. Get closer to the "getsemanisence" culture through this journey where you will understand the importance of a segregated and insurgent community during the colony, whose fighting spirit initiated the Colombian independence, and over time spawned artistic movements in film, painting, sculpture, dance and, of course, the music. Today you will find a tourist district with original inhabitants inheritors of a rich culture that at first sight hides stories and legends of revolution, pride, and tradition. Join this journey through time, culture and art discovering: the other side of Cartagena de Indias - La Heroica! Important info: this Tour is a shared experience called "Free Walking Tour" and our job is based on tips, which means that you are the one who decides how much your Guides deserve for their work. We suggest $50,000 COP per person which we consider is a fair value for your Freelance Guide considering the cost of a regular Walking Tour. This voluntary tip that you give to your guide is their way of making a living and maintaining this exciting job.

TOUR & TASTE OUR STREET FOOD WITH A PROFESSIONAL TOUR GUIDE

5. TOUR & TASTE OUR STREET FOOD WITH A PROFESSIONAL TOUR GUIDE

This tour is perfect for tourists who want to explore the city’s rich history and vibrant cultures, while immerse yourself in the flavors of this historic city! From savory arepas to savory sweets, delight in the authentic flavors of Colombia as you discover the rich cultural tapestry woven into each. Our experienced local guide not only shares the inside knowledge but also reveals the untold stories and traditions behind every bite. Whether you're strolling the cobblestone streets of the old town or exploring the vibrant neighborhood of Getsemaní, let your taste buds be your guide too, as you discover the culinary delights of Cartagena like never before. Join us on an unforgettable adventure full of flavor, culture, and the warmth of Colombian hospitality. Get ready to savor the essence of Cartagena, one delicious bite at a time!" * Culture & history, Family-friendly activities, Walking tours, Food and drinks

TOUR & TASTE OUR STREET FOOD WITH A PROFESSIONAL TOUR GUIDE

6. TOUR & TASTE OUR STREET FOOD WITH A PROFESSIONAL TOUR GUIDE

This tour is perfect for tourists who want to explore the city’s rich history and vibrant cultures, while immerse yourself in the flavors of this historic city! From savory arepas to savory sweets, delight in the authentic flavors of Colombia as you discover the rich cultural tapestry woven into each. Our experienced local guide not only shares the inside knowledge but also reveals the untold stories and traditions behind every bite. Whether you're strolling the cobblestone streets of the old town or exploring the vibrant neighborhood of Getsemaní, let your taste buds be your guide too, as you discover the culinary delights of Cartagena like never before. Join us on an unforgettable adventure full of flavor, culture, and the warmth of Colombian hospitality. Get ready to savor the essence of Cartagena, one delicious bite at a time!" * Culture & history, Family-friendly activities, Walking tours, Food and drinks

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What people are saying about Plaza de la Proclamación

Alberto was very kind and knowledgeable of the city. He took us on a relaxing stroll that featured some local foods and a lot of history about the city. You can tell how passionate he is about Columbia. I definitely recommend this tour!

Very educative tour of the Walled City and Getsemani! Aldaberto makes the tour interesting and engaging throughout the whole time. He is amazing and will highly recommend this tour for anyone visiting Cartagena for the first time

Walking tour of the walled city in Cartagena with Adalberto was fantastic. He was kind, knowledgeable and patient with us! Just a lovely man proud of his city for the most authentic tix experience!

Our guide was informative but it’s hard to follow some things because of all the people trying to sell you stuff

Friendly, funny, knowledgeable and patient tour guide. Wish the tour was longer.