Monumento a Los Zapatos Viejos, Cartagena
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Admire the quirky Monumento a Los Zapatos Viejos, also known as the "Old Boots Monument" because it resembles a pair of old shoes. The charming statue is dedicated to Colombian poet Luis Carlos Lopez and inspired by his famous poem "My Hometown." Take a photo with the large bronze boots and don't forget to read the endearing sonnet, comparing the poet's love of Cartagena to loving a pair of reliable old shoes. Put Monumento a Los Zapatos Viejos at the forefront of your travel plans using our Cartagena itinerary builder.
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  • A place to take pictures. You can put the Castle and most beautiful here yet. Worth seeing. Care has some beggars on the square
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  • Not much to say about the sculpture, that is all, a simple sculpture of a pair of shoes. This was inspired by a Colombian poet who compared Colombia with a pair of old shoes. 
  • It's amazing how 2 shoes can render beautiful pictures. On the way to Fort san Felipe, so worth a quick stop of 5 minutes to jump your imagination with those shoes.
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  • Cool monument, but good luck getting a good photo with all the tourists
  • The shoes are OK, but since they are a very short walk away from the castle, you might just as well go there. The view of the shoes with the castle in the background is nice.
  • muy bonito
  • Historical place to visit, no more than 10 mins
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  • Fatntastico, ideal place to go with family, others close to the castle of san felipe.
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