Alcaldia Mayor, Cartagena

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Government Building · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
A classic colonial building facing an open plaza, Alcaldia Mayor now serves as a government building in the "walled" section of the city. Stretching far across the plaza, the building features white arches and deep red wooden balconies. Palm trees and white stone statues stand opposite creating a pleasant and classic atmosphere. Look out for street vendors nearby selling all sorts of things from coffee to jewellery. Add Alcaldia Mayor to your Cartagena travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Cartagena trip itinerary maker.
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  • Good place for history buffs, I guess. But not much to see. Just a plaza, a statue and some buildings.  more »
  • This is the area of the old customs house and where Don Pedro de Heredia, founder of Cartagena, had once lived. This open plaza is one of the largest spaces in the Old City. It is bordered by...  more »
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