La Popa Hill San Felipe Castle

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Highlights of Cerro De La Popa Castillo De San Felipe


Discover the historical essence of Cartagena on a fascinating tour that will take you on a journey through time. 

Enter the imposing walls of the San Felipe de Barajas Castle, century-old witness to countless battles and legends. Ascend the mystical Cerro de la Popa, where the panoramic views of Cartagena will leave you breathless. At the top, an architectural treasure awaits you: the Convent of Santa Cruz de la Popa. Let yourself be enveloped by the peace and serenity of this sacred place, which offers an unparalleled vision of the city and the Caribbean Sea.

Furthermore, it delights your senses with a delicious tasting of typical sweets and an exquisite coffee experience that will make your visit to the walled city, an unforgettable memory full of culture, gastronomy and captivating landscapes. 
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STARTS
CARTAGENA (CO)
* Pick up at hotels located in Bocagrande, Laguito and/or Castillo Grande. Pick up time 01:30 PM

* For travelers staying in other areas, the meeting point will be Muelle de los Pegasos (center of Cartagena) at 02:00 PM
ENDS
It ends at the meeting point or pickup hotel, three and a half hours after the start.
DURATION
210 Mins
FREQUENCY
Everyday
SEASON
All year round
INCLUDED
* Professional bilingual ESP/ING guide
* Pick up and drop off at hotels located in Bocagrande, Laguito and Castillo Grande
* Entrance to Castillo San Felipe
* Entrance to the Popa Monastery
* Water bottle
* Visit to the letters "Cartagena"
NOT INCLUDED
* Additional drinks
* Breakfast or Lunch
* Entrance fees to sites not mentioned
* Tips
DIFFICULTY
Low
WHAT TO BRING?
* Hat and sunglasses
* Comfortable shoes
DESTINATIONS
CARTAGENA (CO)

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We will start the activity with the pick-up at your place of accommodation. If you are not in the pickup coverage area, we will look for you at the informed meeting point. 

Our first stop will be the San Felipe de Barajas Castle. This architectural wonder located in Cartagena, is one of the most important historical monuments and emblematic of Colombia. Built in the 17th century by the Spanish during their colonial rule, this impressive fort was designed with the aim of defending the city from constant attacks by pirates and enemies.

We will delve into the  imposing fortification, while the guide reveals fascinating details about its historical events, construction and the strategic defenses that were carried out from this place. We will explore the secret tunnels and passages that allow you to have different city views. From inside we will understand why the Castle was declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1984.

After soaking up the history, it will  time to satisfy your palate. We will go to a cozy place where you can taste delicious sweets typical of the region, followed by an exceptional coffee experience. In addition, we will surprise you with a signature drink that will leave you fascinated .

We will continue the tour with the transfer to Cerro de la Popa. We will ascend towards one of the most mystical places in Cartagena where thepanoramic views of the city will leave you breathless. At the top of the hill, you will discover the Convento de Santa Cruz de la Popa,a place of peace and spirituality. You will learn about its historical and religious importance andyou will tour the facilities of the placeadmiring its architecture and learning about all the myths that are kept there. 

After 3 and a half hours of travel, we will return to your accommodation where the services will end. 

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Great experience in Cartagena
09/02/2024
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If you are visiting Cartagena, consider the tour . We had a really great time!

Reviewed by Hellen
Things to do in Cartagena
21/02/2024
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If you are looking for what to do in Cartagena, you should consider booking the tour . It´ll be an experience you won´t forget!

Reviewed by Hellen
Incredible day in Cartagena
21/02/2024
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if you are traveling to Cartagena you shouldn´t miss the tour . It is a unique experience!

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Starts: 08:15 Hs
Duration: 3 HS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Español English

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