Parque del Centenario, Cartagena
(3.3/5 based on 100+ 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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  • There are a few sloths living in this park. If you ask some of the locals (either the guys selling tinto or the workers in the librerías) they can usually point them out. The sloths ("oso perezosos" i...  more »
  • One of the most popular holiday destinations among local residents. Named in honor of the 100-anniversary of the independence of Colombia. On weekends and prazlnikam very crowded
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  • There isn't much to see here. I saw an iguana when I walked through here and that was the highlight. There are some busts situated around the park but it wasn't anything more than simple. I would say ...  more »