Parque del Centenario, Cartagena

(3.9/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
Head to Parque del Centenario for a walk through lush, pristine park space while commemorating those who lost their lives during the revolt for independence in Colombia. Visitors also flock here to observe a variety of animal species in the wild; iguanas, birds, and monkeys (among others) all inhabit the area. Having spent much of its life unfinished due to a lack of funds, the park has undergone a recent renovation that has brought vibrancy to the place. There's plenty of canopied, shady areas here too, so bring a book. Using our custom trip planner, Cartagena attractions like Parque del Centenario can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The first time we walked through this park we didn’t see any of the fabled monkeys, sloths, or iguanas. It was disappointing. On our way out, a local guy stopped us and asked if we saw the monkeys. We...  more »
  • It lies on the edge of the walled city and has several points of entry. The trails are well manicured and clean, as thus also has a recreational source although it quiet surrounded by trees and benches to rest a little bit of everything, and where one feels and not listen to the number of cars that pass out of the Park. A wonderful place to wander a while outdoors and if are on the way to the streets of Gethsemane.
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  • Then this municipal park across the street from the Walled City is your place. While walking through the park to enter the Walled City at a different location, I noted a man feeding a monkey descendin...  more »
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  • Not that special. Quiet and local people hang in there.
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  • A beautiful park. Obligatory if you go from Gethsemane to the historic centre.
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  • With remodeling was excellent, finally you can go with the family!
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  • Beautiful place to spend a pleasant time, is where rest, also wooden chairs have, there where charging your cell
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