Live CARTAGENA DE INDIAS its History and Architecture, accompanied by a knowledgeable local architect. We'll be exploring Cartagena de Indias, a 485 year old stone walled city that harbors secret corners and spots full of charm and steeped in history. Declared PATRIMONIO HISTORICO Y CULTURAL DE LA HUMANIDAD (cultural and historical heritage city) by UNESCO in 1984. You'll learn about the city, from the Colony, passing through the harassment of pirates and corsairs, the Spanish military strategy until the splendor of the Republican era and its representative architects as Luis Felipe Jaspe Franco. We emphasize the Religious, Military, Civil and Domestic ARCHITECTURE of the city, You will have a chance to peer into the fortifications, wonder at frescoes chapels and clusters. Spanish colonial and republican buildings and rooftops with breathtaking views. Hear about the historical characters and events that shaped the city, Visit Historic Museums of Cartagena de indias as we delve into the mysteries and legends of this Spanish Caribbean stronghold. Enjoy during the tour of typical cuisine and local culture that together will make this a unforgettable experience.
I'm a Bilingual (Spanish-English) spoken Architect- Designer and Broker born in Cartagena de Indias, COL. Connoisseur and lover of the history, architectural heritage of the city and the culture of the region. Direct descendant of Luis Felipe Jaspe Franco, one of the greatest exponents of republican architecture in Cartagena. Passionate about Sailing, Nature and activities outdoors.
Typical Local Food, also cover entrance at the Rooftop Terrace > National Beer Included
All tickets - cover entrance in our experiences are Included (Museum and Rooftop Bar).
Typical Souvenir, Interactive Brochure and surprises
We'll be discovering the most important plazas, museums, military, religious, domestic and civil structures, its history, style, periods and techniques, among other best kept secrets of the old city. ending in a rooftop terrace, enjoying the sunset and the spectacular wrap-around views. You will go beyond the usual tourist experience, living the history, architecture and culture of this world heritage city, hand in hand with a local architect
Sneakers or confortable walking shoes
Please be at the meeting point 10 m before starting time; If you are interested in scheduling a date not in the calendar or a private group experience, please inquire about availability
Cartagena - History & Architecture