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Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas

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Rita
Rita
February 4, 2020
A must in Cartagena, a historical fortress built by the Spanish in 1536
Richard
Richard
November 15, 2019
Wow! this is a majestic construction of the 15 century, you must go. Be prepared, though it is very hot depending on the hour of the day you go, so take a hat, water, and light clothes. This is located 15 minutes walking distance.
Sonia
Sonia
November 15, 2019
Visit Cartagena's Castillo San Felipe de Barajas one of the most important colonial military fortress in south America ! Ask Cristian to drive you there.
Alejandro
Alejandro
October 22, 2019
One of the most iconic places in Cartagena. Enjoy the history of Cartagena and also a great view of the city.
Paula
Paula
July 5, 2019
Must see fortress of Cartagena!
Ivan
Ivan
January 16, 2019
Fue la fortaleza militar de la corona Española en la epoca de la conquista de america. It was the military fortress of the Spanish crown at the time of the conquest of America.
Blanca Elena
Blanca Elena
January 16, 2019
Es imperdible si vas a Cartagena!
German
German
December 25, 2019
Together with the use of the ocean it is the key to city. It is how the Spanish would defend the city and the gold that was to be transported to the islands and from there to Spain. Inside it has dark tunnels that would decrease their height so that when the British chased them they would hit their…
Daniel & Mariana
Daniel & Mariana
September 13, 2020
The Castillo San Felipe de Barajas is a fortress in the city of Cartagena, Colombia. The castle is located on the Hill of San Lázaro in a strategic location, dominating approaches to the city by land or sea. It was built by the Spanish during the colonial era. Construction began in the year 1536,…
Alfredo
Alfredo
October 31, 2019
A MUST if you plan to visit cartagena`s history! feel like a spanish military and know our history. you can get tickets at the entrance of the castle and they have a cost of around 7USD per person. This is my favorite historical place.

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Location
Cartagena, Bolívar 130001
Phone+57 5 6421293