An agriculture-based economy, natural resources, and barter: that was the foundation of the Zenú people, whose legacy is preserved at the Zenú Gold Museum, opened by the Bank of the Republic in 1982. Gold jewelry and other pre-Columbian artifacts unearthed in Cordoba, Sucre, Bolivar, and Antioquia are on display.
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.