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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  • Is the return of the san Felipe Castle, the monument is no big deal but it is very origInal THE IDEA, everyone taking photos, there are many sellers put gifts and kiosks and street vendors
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  • Good place to take photos, crafts people and even a cocoloco in square I liked the site
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  • I guess if you like big shoes you should see these. Lots of tourist come here, but I was unimpressed. 
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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.
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  • 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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