Cartagena, the heroic city

GENERAL INFORMATION

Destination Cartagena, surface area 572 square kilometers

INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Rafael Nuñez

LANGUAGE

Spanish

CURRENCY

Colombian Peso

WEATHER

MAX 33ºC 
MIN 25ºC

TRANSPORTATION

Bus, Mini-bus, Public Transportation and Taxi

SURFACE AREA

572 km²

PLACES TO VISIT

CASTLE OF SAN FELIPE

Located over the hill of San Lázaro, this world heritage of humanity connects you with the ancient history of Cartagena and the most important cultural events.

Estimated distance from the Airport:

2,9 miles

 

LA TORRE DEL RELOJ

Known by many names, the gate of the city is a place full of history that opens doors to Cartagena’s cultural heritage.

Estimated distance from the Airport:

3 miles

 

HEREDIA THEATER

An architectural work that takes all your senses and with an interior decoration that connects you to the art and culture of the city.

Estimated distance from the Airport:

2,9 miles

 

LAS BOVEDAS

Converted into handicraft stores, the vaults are an ideal setting to know the palenqueras and buy antiquities.

Estimated distance from the Airport:

2,8 miles

DON’T FORGET TO TRY

TYPICAL FOOD

  • Rice with chipi-chipi
  • Fish soup
  • Lobster cream soup
  • Mote of costeño cheese
  • Coconut sweets
  • Carimañolas
  • Coconut rice

TYPICAL BEVERAGES

  • Fruit juices
  • Sodas
  • Beer
  • Láguena
  • Reparo
  • Wine

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