Centro Historico de Santa Cruz de Mompox, Mompos

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Must see · World heritage site · Landmark · Tourist Spot
Take a step back in time to a living and breathing Spanish colonial city with a visit to Centro Historico de Santa Cruz de Mompox. The city played an important role in the Spanish colonization of South America. During the 16th and 19th centuries, the city developed parallel to the river to create a barrier along the riverbank and protect against flooding. Much of the historic architecture has been preserved, and many of the buildings still serve their original purpose. Experience the stunning simplicity of the colorful buildings and lush vegetation that surrounds. Work out when and for how long to visit Centro Historico de Santa Cruz de Mompox and other Mompos attractions using our handy Mompos online road trip planner.
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  • We went there by Unitransco bus from Cartagena for 70.000 single journey, tickets bought by internet with a trafel agengy. The terminal of the bus is 12 km from the old city of Cartagena. Taxi cost...  more »
  • I was disappointed. I looked forward to visiting Mompos for years. I know hot because it is hot where I live. This is beyond hot. It is a humid, horrible heat that weighs. If you have allergies.....  more »
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