Castillo San Felipe de Barajas UNESCO heritage site
El Castillo de San Felipe is one of the iconic sites of the city of Cartagena. More than just an interesting and beautiful place to visit if you are in the city, El Castillo de San Felipe has a rich history behind it. The fortification was constructed during the Spanish colonial era, and despite its numerous remodelling for reasons of maintenance, the fort still conserves all of its majesty and grandeur.
In the year 1984, El Castillo de San Felipe was declared an UNESCO heritage site, along with the historic center and various other fortifications of Cartagena. El Castillo is also highly regarded as a historical and cultural heritage site among all of Colombia. These recognitions mean that this is one of the most highly visited places among locals of Cartagena and tourists alike. This makes it one of the most sought after places to host important local and national events.
If you would like to learn more about the touristic attractions of Cartagena, don’t forget to consult your pocket guide in the In Cartagena Guide.
- Adults $ 17,000 / Students $ 8,000 / Children 6 to 13 years $ 8,000 / Children under 6 and adults over 61 years Free
Castillo San Felipe de Barajas
Pie del Cerro Cra. 17
- Phone: (+5) 656-6803 – 656-0590
- Openning hours: Mo/Su 8:00 – 18:00
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