Santuario de San Pedro Claver

Santuario de San Pedro Claver: Our most recommended tours and activities

Cartagena: Walled City of Cartagena & Getsemani Private Tour

1. Cartagena: Walled City of Cartagena & Getsemani Private Tour

Explore the Walled City of Cartagena and the neighborhood of Getsemani on a private tour. Travel through Colombia's history as your guide takes you through the city's historic center. Savor Colombian staples with a tasting of traditional snacks in the hip Getsemani. The tour begins in Plaza de Bolívar, also known as Peace Square, by the clock tower. Travel. Enter a different century as you visit the Walled City of Cartegena's historic spots and attractions. Visit San Pedro Claver Square and see the walls and bastions bordering the sea. Hear how these fortifications were important in the 16th and 17th-centuries in defending the territory from enemy troops. While on the square, also admire San Pedro Claver Church and its Spanish Colonial architecture. Stroll through narrow streets and among old colonial heritage houses to then try some Caribbean Colombian food. Have the chance to enjoy 2 traditional snacks, arepa with egg (a fried corn-based tortilla with an egg inside) and raspao (a cup of shaved ice with a fruity syrup). Experience different sides of Cartagena and catch up with the locals in Getsemani. Get to know the city's culture, tradition, and diversity on this walking tour.

Cartagena City Tour: 4-Hour Cruise Excursion

2. Cartagena City Tour: 4-Hour Cruise Excursion

You’ll be met at the pier by a smiling member of the tour operator’s staff, who will be holding a sign with your name on it. The 4-hour tour begins with a drive around the Manga neighborhood to see the Moorish and Republican houses. Stop at San Felipe Fort, one of the most outstanding strongholds built in America during colonial times. Follow this with a visit to Las Bovedas, a handicraft store that is filled with souvenirs of all kinds. Enjoy a walking tour around the old city (approximately 55 minutes in duration). During the walk you’ll stop to visit the Church of St. Peter Claver and the church’s museum (around 30 minutes). Head next to the modern side of the city for a sightseeing tour and for views of the Bay of Cartagena. Your last stop will be at the Emerald Museum, where a professional guide will teach you how to recognize an original Colombian emerald (30-minute visit). After this unique excursion, you’ll be transferred back to the pier.

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What people are saying about Santuario de San Pedro Claver

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 12 reviews

Our tour guide Adalberto González was nothing but amazing! He picked us up right at our Airbnb that we booked. Showed us all the areas we wanted to see in the old city/historical center of Cartagena. He stopped and got us tropical juices and gave us so much insight of the rich history of the city! I highly recommend this tour. Thank you Adalberto!

The guide (Adalberto) met us at our hotel which was inside the wall and we started our tour immediately from there. He was very knowledgeable and friendly. My boyfriend and I greatly enjoyed spending that time with him learning about the history of Cartagena.

Adalberto González Ortiz was one of the best tour guys I’ve ever had. Very sweet, knowledgeable and attentive. I totally recommend booking him for this tour. Great experience. Thank you so much.

We lucked out and ended up as the only clients for this wonderful afternoon provided by Niba

Great tour with great guide . Saw many nice spots in Carthagena