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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  • August 12, 2017
    We went to Cartagena with my Mother to visit the university my Grandfather attended. Staying in Cartagena and visiting all the historic sites was fabulous!  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    It is beautiful. We have come and we have had the privilege of attending two cultural events. If you are interested please read about conferences and meetings.
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  • August 5, 2017
    Beautiful colonial building that houses the University. Inside, a patio with lots of greenery. If we go past revenue quickly and take a look.
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Despite its status as a major tourist hub, Cartagena offers a good choice of affordable places to stay. If you're looking to splurge, consider staying at one of the town's restored colonial-era buildings, which now house boutique hotels packed with modern amenities. Alternatively, several old monasteries in Cartagena's walled colonial district offer outstanding facilities at very high prices. Budget-conscious travelers can explore the many mid-range hotels and low-cost hostels clustered in Getsemani, an up-and-coming neighborhood and center of the backpacker scene.
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