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Visit Cartagena, Colombia

Weathered fortifications, cumbia dancing, and buildings in every shade of the spectrum in the former Spanish colonial outpost of Cartagena

The fortified town of Cartagena has an enviable position overlooking the Caribbean coast.

Founded in 1533 this historic town is extremely well preserved and wandering through its colorful streets is like taking a step back in time.

The sultry climate is typically Caribbean with an average temperature of 28°C year round.

No visit to Colombia is complete without a visit to this stunning colonial beach town.

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