3. Cartagena: Private Walking Tour Historic Center & Getsemaní
We start, at the agreed time, this Private Tour in Cartagena at the Camellón de Los Mártires - Plaza de Cervantes where we will learn about the indigenous people who were before and during the arrival of the Spanish. We move to the "Golden Key of Cartagena" or Clock Tower entering the Plaza del Ecuador, before the Plaza del Esclavo, a prelude to continue part of the enslavement route through Porto Carrero and Candilejo streets. But first, Pedro de Heredía welcomes us. We continue to the Portal de Los dulces, a symbol of female activity in times of slavery and that their descendants still continue their traditions. The commercialization process of merchandise, including that of the enslaved, in the old Comptroller's Square, has been historically important, Andian National Corporation and the Mamonal refinery, the Municipal Mayor's Office. Of course, art is no stranger to this Private Walking Tour in Cartagena, the Museum of Modern Art, an exponent of Caribbean and Latin American art from the 50's, the Gold Museum opens its doors with samples of indigenous pieces from the Colombian Caribbean and the Emerald Museum, stones of precious considered the most beautiful in the world, used by celebrities. 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. Do you like the exploits of pirates and corsairs? In this Private Walking Tour in Cartagena we count 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 link the Plaza Bolívar, in homage to the precursor of Independence and the Plaza de la Proclamación- Old Government Palace and the Centennial Park as scenarios of the Independence of Cartagena and Colombia. Continuing along Calle Román is not only the symbol of the best drinks until it allows you to remember one of the Presidents of the Republic who has transcendent in history. Do you know the sloth bears, the squirrels, the iguanas? You will see them in this Private Walking Tour in Cartagena in one of the most important Lungs of Cartagena, the Centennial Park, old Railway Station, which is a relic of Tropical Dry Forest where we cool off under the shade of beautiful trees. We will enjoy one of the most important and colorful cultural corridors of Getsemaní, due to the umbrellas (symbol of the advertisement), the graffiti and the unparalleled architecture. Finally, we enter the Callejón Ancho, to reach the end of the route on Calle San Juan until the sound of salsa and African champeta; previously passing by the church and square of the Holy Trinity.