Work on Cartagena’s cathedral began in 1575, but in 1586, while still under construction, it was partially destroyed by the cannons of...
Plaza de Bolívar
Formerly the Plaza de Inquisición, this leafy and shaded plaza is surrounded by some of the city's most elegant balconied colonial...
Museo del Oro Zenú
This museum is like a miniature version of Bogotá's world-class gold museum, Museum del Oro. Though small, it offers a fascinating...
If the street juice-stands scare you, this is a lovely sanitized version on Plaza de los Coches. All the yummy fruits are represented in...
Cartagena's fanciest patisserie serves up breakfasts and lunches at this fashionable spot in the heart of the old town. The distressed...
Calle de Ayos No 4-46 · interesting places nearby
El Bistro information
An ecclectic and popular place filled with curios, this charmer sells fresh bread and offers a full menu. Daily lunch specials include a soup to start as well as a filling main course. Do not miss the particularly good limonada de coco (coconut lemonade).