What can you say about a fort which is a couple of hundred years old? Nice to visit. 45k pesos for my girlfriend who is Columbian and myself. About 15$USD for the 2 of us.
About San Felipe de Barajas Castle
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There's a whole lot of history at this place. It is a must see. Use a guide who will give you the best tour and history of the place. The old city and Boca Grande views from the top are incredible.
An impressive fort on a grand scale. Very reasonable entry cost. Spectacular 360 degree views of the surrounding area can Be seen from the fort. Definitely needs to be visited while in Cartagena. A historical part of Cartagena steeped in hundreds of years of conflicts....More
San Felipe is an impressive fortress with great history and views. It is one of the main attractions in Cartagena and well worth the steep walk up. Be prepared as you will be mobbed by street sellers with hats, water, sunglasses, etc. They get quite...More
Good English speaking guides are available to take you around. Will take a couple of hours of walking..may be strenuous for very senior citizens.
We visited on August 12 and it was a very hot day. Had an infant in a stroller, which was challenging, but could be managed as the stairs are not that bad and you are mostly walking on ramps or sloped walkways. We hired an...More
The castle is being restored. It is not too exciting itself but it is a beautiful view and if you get a bit of the history a bit more interesting.