Free Walking Tour Cartagena Walled City and Getsemani

Dive into Cartagena’s heart in this 3-hour free tour through the old streets of the Walled City and Getsemani and make friends along the way

Duration

3 hours

Tour Type

Free Tour

Guaranteed departure

Languages

Eng-Spa

Overview

The walled city and Getsemani neighborhood are a must-see in the city and the best way to get an introduction is by taking this free walking tour. So, join our friendly local guide and a group of fun travelers at Plaza de la Aduana (Next to the Town Hall). Walk along the main streets and discover the fascinating contrast between history and the youthful spirit the place is known for. Visit Las Bovedas, Plaza de la Trinidad, Plaza Santo Domingo, and have a gastronomic experience and more in some local traditional spots.

 Find us next to the Town Hall, you will see the guide with a black umbrella.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Walking along the best sites of the Walled City and Getsemani without getting lost
  • Tasting traditional Colombian snacks: Exotic fruit juice, and high-quality sweets.
  • Introduction to Colombian history and its main events
  • Having the best insights and landmarks of the city
  • The chance to meet new people

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Description

We get you. You prefer to know new places on your own. Just let us walk you through the main sites and give you useful insights of the city so you can enjoy it more.

Meet new people and our guide at Plaza de la Aduana (Next to the town hall) and let him show you what the Walled City and Getsemani have hidden away. This free walking tour in Cartagena is available in English and Spanish and you will find one of our guides holding the black umbrella at the meeting point.

You will start strolling around the colonial and colorful houses as you know more about the main squares and bastions that traced our path to independence. Visit Santo Domingo’s square and church, the Cathedral of Santa Catalina de Alejandria (Saint Catherine of Alexandria) among others of great cultural importance.

Afterwards, you will be headed to Getsemani neighborhood which is knowing for having a bohemian spirit. Its streets and alleys boast colors and the lively, friendly, and charismatic spirit of locals who gather outside their houses and welcome everyone who walks by. Stroll around picturesque pieces of street art paintings along some of the most important streets Calle de la Sierpe, Calle San Juan, Calle de la Media Luna, Calle Larga, among others. You’ll get to see some of the best graffiti authors.

Of course, this wouldn’t be the perfect tour without tasting Colombia’s flavors so you will have typical colombian sweets and exotic fruit juice.

We know you will end up wanting to discover more of Cartagena, our “heroic” city: a city that welcomes everyone.

This tour has a suggestion of USD 10.

Included/Excluded

  • Gran Colombia Tours Guide
  • Sweet tasting
  • Exotic fruit juice tasting
  • All risk insurance
  • Pick-up and drop-off
  • Extra purchases

Additional Information

🟡 Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

🟡 Don’t forget your camera

🟡 Bring comfortable shoes and water

🟡 Keep hydrating constantly and use sunscreen

🟡 Do not walk away from the group

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