For this walking/rolling tour of Cartagena, your private guide will meet you directly at the cruise port, or at your accommodation. The route follows the 18th-century wall that used to protect the city from attacks from the ocean.
Half Day Accessible City Tour Cartagena – Approx. 4 hrs.
Highlights of this tour
- Roman Theater Museum
- Town Hall building
- Peral’s submarine
Your first stop is the Roman Theater Museum, the most visited museum in the region, with the impressive restored Roman Theatre. After entering the three-floor museum, you go to the upper floor by means of an elevator. From here you access the remains of the Theatre from a viewing point in the middle.
After this visit, you enjoy a stroll along the main street where you see the luxurious Art-Nouveau mansions, built in the late 19th century by the local mining tycoons. Followed by a stop at the beautiful Town Hall building.
On your way back to the pier, the last site of the tour is the impressive former 18th-century prison, the so-called Headquarters for Inmates & Slaves, that currently houses the Naval Museum. Here you see the symbol of the maritime power of the city: Peral’s submarine. The first device of its kind that was able to submerge using electric batteries, built in 1885.
At the end of the tour, your guide will accompany you back to the port or accommodation.
Please note, the 18th Century Military Building is closed on Sundays.