Monumento a Los Zapatos Viejos, Cartagena

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2.9/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web
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 square with a monument of old shoes where you can take pictures and the background is a castle.
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  • A beautiful sculpture but nothing more, get you take photo with the shoe giant and ready, many Tours offered to visit them
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  • The monument is composed of these two old shoes and you can take pictures on them. That's all, nothing more. Careful in the heat because the sculpture is very hot.
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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.
  • In honor of Luis Carlos López. It's a very original and impressive sculpture by its size. The Fort of San Felipe, left behind.
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  • Excellent sculpture made of bronze. Dedicated to the poet from Cartagena Carlos Lopez where it mentioned that it wants more to Cartagena to to your old shoes.
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  • It is very nice monument but personally I think that should have been another place in Cartagena and the place where he is currently is not be very attractive
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