This modern and bustling city, seaport and commercial center still boasts much of its original Spanish colonial architecture. Explore this beautiful and historic city's walled Old Town. Its fortress walls, quaint, narrow streets and balconied houses are all vivid reminders of its former colonialists. The city's numerous monasteries, plazas and noble mansions are significant links to this region's grand past.
Fortaleza de San Filipe
This immense fortress was completed in 1657 and defended its borders from attack by seafaring pirates, whose attacks lasted for more than 200 years.
Explore the city's former dungeon that is now an artisan's center.
Church of San Pedro Claver
Built in 1603, this church is dedicated to Colombia's patron saint.
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