Free Tour Historic Center and Gethsemane (Walled City)

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on April 21, 2021

We are a tourism company that seeks to provide experiences with excellent service and quality to our clients, oriented to work hand in hand with the community to generate positive impacts. We offer quality Free Tours with the purpose that the traveler discover the city as if it were a local so that his memory is indelible.

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
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Tour description

Join this walking tour from a TripAdvisor Travelers Choice winner! No other tour covers so many important places in Cartagena.

Discover the must-sees of the historic center of Cartagena. Everything you need to know about the city in a single tour.

Tour highlights:

We will visit the Historic Cartagena and Gethsemane in a single Free Walking Tour. You will go through the scenes of culture, architecture, history, enslavement, pirates and corsairs, battles, Graffiti, Salsa and Champeta and much more. You will know what arises as a result of the mixture of indigenous, African and Spanish, Lebanese migrants that make this city something without equal.

We will start at the time you make your reservation at our meeting point: Camellón de Los Mártires - Plaza de Cervantes. We move through the "Golden Key of Cartagena" or Clock Tower entering the Plaza del Ecuador , to continue part of the enslavement route through Porto Carrero and Candilejo streets .

We will visit the Portal de Los dulces , a symbol of female activity in times of slavery and that their descendants still continue their traditions. We will pass through the old Plaza de la Contraloría , which has been historically important.

On our tour you will find the Museum of Modern Art, an exponent of Caribbean and Latin American art from the 50's, the Gold Museum and the Emerald Museum.

Religion is present with San Pedro Claver, Slave of the Slaves, we will see the Architecture of the Church and Museum-Monastery that bear his name and is the Headquarters of Human Rights.

If you like the feats of pirates and corsairs, we tell them when visiting a Bastion, as a sample of Spanish military constructions and strategies, we continue to Plaza Bolívar, in homage to the precursor of Independence , a place to refresh ourselves.

We will visit other scenarios of the Independence of Cartagena and Colombia such as the Centennial Park. There we will meet the Sloth Bears, the squirrels, the iguanas that house one of the most important Lungs in Cartagena, and where we cool off under the shade of beautiful trees.

We will enjoy one of the most important and colorful cultural corridors in Gethsemane, due to its unparalleled graffiti and architecture. Finally, we enter the neighborhood to the sound of salsa and African champeta.

In this tour you will find everything you need to know about the city to make your experience unforgettable!

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Por Calle 35 y Carrera 8, Venezuela #...
    Por Calle 35 y Carrera 8, Venezuela #8-22, Provincia de Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia
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    We are with the Orange Umbrella ("NEXPERIENCE") next to the public transport traffic light of Camellón de Los Mártires

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    Camellón de los Mártires
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    Monumento Torre del Reloj
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    Plaza de la Aduana
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    Museo de Arte Moderno Cartagena
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    Plaza San Pedro Claver
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    Baluarte de San Ignacio
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    Plaza Simon Bolivar
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    Parque Centenario
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    Callejón Ancho
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    Plaza de la Trinidad
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    Plaza del Pozo

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Kasia 02 Oct 2023

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Travelled in family - Oct 2023
Un tour muy completo por Cartagena . Buena gestión de tiempo . El Guia muy profesional y amable . Repetiría sin duda !
Michele 30 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Karin è stata molto chiara nel descrivere la storia di Cartagena ed è riuscita a creare un buon spirito di gruppo, stimolando la nostra attenzione. È stata la nostra prima esperienza con Guruwalk e si è rivelata una piacevolissima sorpresa. La consiglieremo sicuramente a chi vorrà venire a visitare questa bellissima città,
Alan 30 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Excelente tour guiado con Mercedes. Conoce muy bien a detalle la historia de la ciudad y lo platica con carisma excepcional. 100% recomendado
LUIS 30 Sep 2023
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Muy buen Tour, se nota que conoce y quiere mucho a su ciudad y su historia
Carolina 30 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Hernando excelente guia, superó nuestras expectativas
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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