San Basilio de Palenque Cultural Space

Cartagena Colombia

Cortesía ProColombia

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Cartagena de Indias

The walled city, pride of Colombia

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San Basilio de Palenque Cultural Space


San Basilio de Palenque is a good place to observe Afro-Latino heritage. Palenque, as it is called, was one of the first free towns on the continent and has been home to premier boxers like Antonio Cervantes “Kid Pambelé. Palenque is located 34 miles from Cartagena and three miles down the road off the main highway leading to Sincelejo and into the country.



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.