Las Bovedas, Cartagena

#15 of 370 in Things to do in Cartagena
Architectural Building · Landmark
Originally built as storerooms for ammunition, Las Bovedas now house bars, galleries, and souvenir shops. Built between 1792 and 1796, the 23 former dungeons attached to the protective city walls represent the last major construction effort of colonial times. Browse through well-stocked shops selling traditional Colombian merchandise, such as emerald jewelry, hammocks, and Indian textiles. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cartagena using our trip planner.
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  • Cool, but you can see the entire thing in 3 minutes. The shops sell the same things all the other spots around the old city sell. Would've been better if they left one of the cells empty so...  more »
  • This market is right against the city wall. We stayed right across the street when we were in town. Plenty of souvenirs are available. There is lots to see and buy. It can be pretty busy, so go in...  more »
  • For tourists... sell pretty much the same thing
  • Nice products but so EXPENSIVE that it now has prices like in the US or Europe!
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