Customs House Square

Cartagena Colombia

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Cartagena de Indias

The walled city, pride of Colombia

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Customs House Square

Customs House Square, the largest square in Cartagena, was originally a parade ground around which the colonial administrative offices were built. The mansion where Pedro de Heredia, the founder of Cartagena, lived and a statue in honor of Christopher Columbus can also be seen in the square.

 

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

 

This city is an open-air museum, but has more than just culture and history to offer. Cartagena is also a traveler destination for beaches, water sports, and crafts, among other things.