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Torre del Reloj, Cartagena

Categories: Historic Sites, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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See one of the best-known architectural symbols of the city and the main gateway to the old town at Torre del Reloj. The 30 m (98 ft) tower--part of the city walls guarding the inner section of old houses and churches from the sea--was originally built in the 17th century and restored in the 19th century. A statue of Pedro de Heredia, the city's founder, dominates a square full of restaurants, shops, and street vendors. In the past, slave traders would pass under the tower; today, herds of tourists cluster on the site. Browse the market with handicrafts and old books, or, if interested, catch a horse-drawn carriage ride from here. To visit Torre del Reloj and other attractions in Cartagena, use our Cartagena travel itinerary planner.
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  • Must stop for the photo by entering the beautiful walled city, place of great beauty and rich history
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  • To start the tour of the historic centre, you should start here. And at night you can find chivas to begin the night life.
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  • Picturesque place where to meet tourists and locals to walk day and night always with great movement of people, a place not to be missed.
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