Universidad de Cartagena Campus San Agustin, Cartagena

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Drop into Universidad de Cartagena Campus San Agustin to survey the historical architecture and pristine gardens within this storied institution. Founded in 1827 by prominent South American political giants Francisco de Paula Santander and Simon Bolivar, the university represents the oldest in the Colombian Carribean. Pay special attention to the ancient pre-Columbian statues, as well as the building's picturesque colonial style. Be aware that this remains a functioning educational institution; keep volumes low so as not to disturb people in their studies. Using our online itinerary creator, Cartagena attractions like Universidad de Cartagena Campus San Agustin can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The Cartagena University is a public University located in Cartagena de Indias. It was founded in 1827 by Francisco de Paula Santander, Simón Bolívar, and is recognized for being the oldest of the Colombian Caribbean. In 2014, the University of Cartagena, received from the Ministry of National Education of high quality Institutional certification becoming the first and only public University of the Caribbean region with this type of certification. In 2015 was ranked the Scimago to Colombia as the tenth best University in the country and as the fifth best. It's a building well maintained and beautiful. In the courtyard of the University, there is a monument, which includes a bronze bust, tribute to Gabriel García Márquez, which holds the ashes of the writer.
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  • We entered a moment to see the bust of Gabo, very well maintained building in Gral. and the patio in particular. Nothing to do with our faculties, full of banners and banners of the different student groups. Interesting and to imitate.
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  • Located within the walled city and preserving its beautiful colonial architecture the University of Cartagena still educating professionals in the region. The Chair of fine arts is excellent. dreaming to be a part of this honorable University
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