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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  • It's a beautiful park and bustling, right in the center of town. Good to have a relaxed between tours because the trees provide good shadows to escape the intense heat.
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  • This Park is very close to the walled city, dates from 1911 and has several hits, some used book sale stalls and wooded lanes. It is a bucolic place, with small animals-monkeys, squirrels, but not very well maintained. Also is small and the landscaping is not very nice. Worth a quick visit, to a maximum of half an hour.
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  • Is a common, very wooded park that receives some folcloricas events to entertain the local artists, there's not much to see, it was in front of our hotel, we passed him every day but nothing attracted us.. with the exception of the stalls of books that are in your environment, pretty cool and with various genres.
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