Cartagena is perhaps the most photogenic city in the Americas: with its colorful colonial buildings, beautiful churches, and stunning squares and plazas, the “Jewel of the Indies” is one of Colombia’s most popular tourist destinations with good reason.

Cartagena and its historic town has about 8 town squares that date back to colonial times. These squares have change names trough out the years for many reasons.

Cartagena’s squares and plazas in particular are wonderful places to spend time:


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A Selection of iron sculptures, among which the sculpture of San Pedro Claver (St. Peter Claver) stands out, adorn the building of the historic center of Cartagena and are part of the charm of the Plaza de San Pedro Claver (St. Peter Claver Square), a space which is full of light and color. Relieve the history of this jesuit missionary…



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