The Caribbean Coast Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in The Caribbean Coast - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Cartagena 11

Santa Cruz de Mompox 3

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Barrio San Diego

  • Historic District/Site

These days travelers are seeking out the peaceful streets of this enchanting north-end district lined with squat colonial houses and...

Casa de Los Portales de la Marquesa

  • House/Mansion/Villa

Originally this building made up two mansions but has since been divided up. Two residences still belong to the original families that...

Casa de Marqués Valdehoyos

  • House/Mansion/Villa

Although scantily furnished, this elegant house exudes a powerful aroma of well-to-do colonial life. The sturdy mansion and its shady...

Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas

  • Military Site

Designed by Antonio de Arévalo in 1639, the Fort of St. Philip's steep-angled brick and concrete battlements were arranged so that if...

Catedral Metropolitana

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Any Latin American city centers on its cathedral and main square. Plaza de Bolívar—a statue of South American liberator Simón Bolívar...

Cementerio Municipal

  • Cemetery

Finalized in 1789, the ancient cemetery displays elaborate tombstones and mausoleums of the bold and imperious as well as the lowly of...

Cerro de la Popa

  • Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

For spectacular views of Cartagena, ascend this hill around sunset. Because of its strategic location, the 17th-century monastery here...

Getsemaní

  • Neighborhood/Street

Once run-down and troubled, the Getsemaní neighborhood just beyond the posher parts of the historic walled city now exudes fresh but...

Iglesia Santa Bárbara

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Perhaps the architectural icon of Mompox itself, this imposing baroque structure towers over the Magdalena River and dates back to the...

Las Murallas

  • Building/Architectural Site

Cartagena survived only because of its walls, and its murallas remain today the city's most distinctive feature, part of a UNESCO World...

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