Alcaldia de Cartagena, Cartagena
(4.1/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
A classic colonial building facing an open plaza, Alcaldia de Cartagena now serves as a government building in the "walled" section of the city. Stretching far across the plaza, the building features white arches and deep red wooden balconies. Palm trees and white stone statues stand opposite creating a pleasant and classic atmosphere. Look out for street vendors nearby selling all sorts of things from coffee to jewellery. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Cartagena holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Alcaldia de Cartagena and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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TripAdvisor
  • a long recoba, allows you to escape the heat of the scorching sun of Cartagena, street peddlers and coffee vendors are grouped
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  • Lovely building, built in a colonial style, with balconies, like most buildings in the historic part of Cartagena. Located on one of the central squares of the old town.
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  • Precious historical and colonial, enclosure in the distributed dependencies of the Town Hall, also there are tourist information offices, worth seeing inside.
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  • Dear Mayor: I was born in Cartagena and I live in the United States many years ago. Visited the fantastic makes little and enjoy Recalling each corner, this beautiful but gives much shame see the garbage on the floor by all sides. Cartagena many tourists from around the world visit it and insurance is returned with the same disappointment than I. Walk in the Center looking for a waste to throw away my trash and could find "only one and full", after half an hour. A city so beautiful and tourist as it is, should have a trash basket in each corner to prevent that people throw their dirt everywhere. I tried to of be a good citizen and I took my time but there will be other people that not them import. It is the duty of all keep the city clean but also is the duty of the Mayor's office help and provide with wastebaskets. If I saw that there were signs to promote the cleaning but not a basket available. Invite him to walk the city centre and you notice yourself! Thank you for your great work.
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  • Cartagena is a very beautiful city and tourist par excellence... But is very sad to see as the dirt and odors invading the walled stone city... The Mayor's office should begin a campaign of cleansing in the squares and streets of the old... The clock tower square is black the grime and grease, like the Park Bolivar... and the most embarrassing is the courtyard of the Mayor, the Customs Plaza... I invite the mayor or to whom it may concern that at a glance and is as the dirt and odors are destroying Cartagena... I was in weeks past with a few guests from Europe and was a shame to show both dirt...
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  • Beautiful construction.
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  • Lack of environmental culture and productive definition where the administrators distritalrs should promote citizen participation
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  • Good afternoon, Lord Mayor of Cartagena. I would ask to be taken into account the! TOURIST EQUINE abuse and LA BLANCA Beach recovery in its great work!
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