Cartagena de Indias

Language English, Portuguese, Spanish
Price 800,00 USD for excursion
Capacity Group of up to 5 people

Time to go to one of the most beautiful cities in the World! full of history and the most beautiful colonial and historic buildings.From its founding in the sixteenth century and throughout the Spanish colonial era, Cartagena de Indias was one of the most important ports in América.

From this period comes most of its artistic and cultural heritage. On November 11, 1811, Cartagena declared independence from Spain. This day is a national holiday in Colombia and in the city is held for four days known as the "Festival of Independence" .

Cartagena has been a city mainly associated with pirate history, for it was there that numerous attacks by pirates from Europe, they found in the city a suitable place to loot in the colonial era were presented, what did in his time, become more strengthened South America and the Caribbean city, becoming almost as reinforced as the same Gulf of Mexico at the time. Today its architecture remains colonial.11

With the big time, Cartagena has developed its urban area, preserving the historic center and becoming one of the most important ports in Colombia, the Caribbean and the world as well as famous tourist destination. Currently the total population of the header is 971 700 inhabitants, 2 being the fifth (5) largest city in the country. Its historic center, the "Walled City" was declared National Heritage of Colombia in 1959 and a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1984.12 In 2007 its military architecture was awarded as the fourth wonder of Colombia.13

It is connected by road with major cities: Bogota, Cali, Medellin, Barranquilla, Bucaramanga and coffee-growing region.

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