Cartagena Roman Exploration
Cartagena Roman ExplorationCartagena is a city that has been shaped by 1,000 different cultures with its magnificent harbor that has been considered by several...
DescriptionCartagena Roman ExplorationCartagena is a city that has been shaped by 1,000 different cultures with its magnificent harbor that has been considered by several civilizations, to be a perfect strategic location. Today, this Punic, Roman, military and modernist city offers a wide variety of places to visit.This harbor city is rich in history, which you can experience on this walking tour; see the well-preserved memories of the earliest time in its history.As you walk from the port area, your first visit will be made to the panoramic lift to ascend to one of the five hills around the city, La Concepcion. This is the best starting point to discover the city and to get an overview of Cartagena's 3,000 years of history, beginning with its foundation around 229 BC by the General Hasdrubal. The mineral wealth that attracted years later, the Romans made it one of the most important colonies of the Roman Hispania.This left a lot of Roman monumental vestiges like the spectacular Roman Forum and archeological excavation park El Molinete, the new jewel of the Roman exploration tour. Later you will visit the Roman Theatre of Cartagena, accompanied at all times by a guide who will explain the curiosities of this iconic site. Close to the theater are the remains of what many people believe is the first Cathedral in Europe, but that is another story.Book a spot on this walking tour today to explore Cartagena's rich Roman history and more.
An approximately 5 minute walk from the cruise ship pier.
Preparation AdviceWe recommend wearing comfortable weather appropriate clothing, a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, and walking shoes.