Architecture and Style- Shore excursions
Without a doubt, in the Heroic Cartagena, remains the moorish architectonic legacy brought from the south of Spain; and we can state that this one is the richest legacy in America. Today, with the help of a specialized guide, you can still see the formal elements that constitute this architecture.
By the end of this tour we will conclude the city is a domestic arquitecture compendium: the houses with the balconies and their hallways, their inner yards and wells, etc; Civil Architecture: the goverment buildings of the time located usually in front of a square; militar architecture such as the city walls and forts; the troops quarter and strongholds, etc; and the imponent religious architecture: monasteries, convents, churches, etc. In this architecture a overlapping of styles happended, the republican over the colonial, which brings us to conclude that architecture in Cartagena is prominently Eclectic.
Welcome to the Port Cartagena's cruise terminal.
Our staff will be receiving you in the Port with a poster with your name.
Departure from port in comfortable vehicles with air conditioning.
Architectural expert guide.
You will first drive from the port by motor coach passing the city´s most famous and imposing monument, the military fort of San Felipe de Barajas.
Time for explanation and photos and possibility to visit the Castle (optional entrance direct payment by the client).
We continue towards the old city where we will start the walk with emphasis on architecture.
Bottle with water during the tour .
Visit to the Naval Museum (optional entrance direct payment by the client).
Return drive to port .
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Infant seats available"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"A minimum of XX people per booking is required ( 2)"
"Please, inform us Cruise time arrive and departure"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Duration: 4 Hours
Port Cartagena's cruise terminal
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.