Sanctuary of Saint Peter Claver, Cartagena
(4.3/5 based on 1,900+ reviews on the web)
Dedicated to a South American human rights pioneer whose remains still rest there today, Sanctuary of Saint Peter Claver exudes a sense of tranquility. Built between 1580 and 1654, the structure features an imposing stone facade, yet the interior glows with the rich colors filtered through its stained glass windows. After appreciating the architecture, you can visit the church's cloister, where San Pedro baptized thousands of slaves, as well as its museum, to get some historical perspective on the building. If you take a guided tour, make sure to clarify the price in advance, or you might end up paying extra for translation into English. By using our Cartagena tourist route planner, you can arrange your visit to Sanctuary of Saint Peter Claver and other attractions in Cartagena.
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  • I do not liked it, the Church is interesting and history the little that you can read, because they ask that you take a guide so they give you the explanation otherwise you have to deduct only. However the plaza outside is very nice.
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  • Anyone visiting the historic centre can only meet this Cathedral, the visual impresses by day and night, in addition to having these beautiful parrots that are next to the Bell.
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  • another sample of what could the faith of the hombreUna architecture of the Spanish classic. Atrium and pulpit as well as imponderable images
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