La Popa Monastery, Cartagena

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4/5 based on 950+ reviews on the web
On the highest hill in Cartagena, La Popa Monastery offers sweeping views of the walled downtown, the Caribbean, and the city in general. Legend has it that the Virgin Mary appeared to an Augustinian monk and instructed him to build a monastery at the tallest point in Cartagena. Visit the small chapel and see the wooden statue of the Virgin and the main altar coated with golden leaves. A flowered inner courtyard is a perfect spot for resting and contemplation. The monastery also features a display of robes made and worn by monks. Add La Popa Monastery and other attractions to your Cartagena trip itinerary using our Cartagena travel itinerary maker.
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  • It is a well preserved Monastery and flowery. You have a lovely view of Cartagena, but went on cloudy day. The only but is the cost to go, pay 60000 for transport weights due to not having a cab to go back.
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  • The 360 degree view is great BUT the taxi ride and back costs 50 mil COP. Admission 20's MIL clear walking up but probably very difficult and possibly Not so sure.
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  • Highest place of the city. To get a taxi in the city, you pay for the time that he will wait for you, some 30 minutes, since it's a more isolated site. It takes around 40 to 50000 taxi and 20000 weights for the entry. Beautiful view.
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