Cartagena is a harbor tourism and monuments

Wednesday, June 20th 2012. | Colombia

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Cartagena is a port of the fort and the monument is located in the Bay of Cartagena Darien.di many stolen treasures of India in New Granada is stored before being moved to Spain and became rich here istana.Dan One of the most important ports in Spanish colonial rule in the West Indies, Cartagena is located on the Caribbean coast at the bow a bit of land sticking out into laut.Pada year 1586 the most famous military engineer of the Crown of Spain, Bautista Antonelli, accused of a fortified city. His work, finally completed in the 17th century, made impregnable stronghold of Cartagena, who successfully resisted the attack until the year 1697 Baron Pontis. In the 18th century, the new addition to providing enhanced flexibility ensembles today. Initial system only covers urban fortress enclosure, the port of San Matias bastioned at the entrance to the pass of Bocagrande, and the towers of San Felipe del Boqueron which controls the Bahia de las Animas. Little by little, all the past was dominated by the castle of San Luis, San José and San Fernando in Bocachica, San Rafael and Santa Barbara in Pochachica, Santa Cruz, San Juan de Manzanillo and San Sebasi Pastellilo around Bahia de San Felipe de Barajas interior, in rock which dominates the city with access to the east and is protected by the isthmus Cebrero. The fort of San Felipe de Barajas Cartagena protected during the siege of many, giving character and reputation of invincibility. They are described as a masterpiece of military engineering at the Spain under the auspices Amerika.Di tough defense, the city continues to grow. The plan, the basic characteristics of 16th-century colonial, explaining the strict zoning system, divided into three quarters in accordance with the main social categories: San Pedro, San Diego and Gethsemane.

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Cartagena has an old town retains all the charm of the colonial period, with narrow streets flanked by a door in a beautiful and projecting balconies. The entry of Puerta del Reloj, the main entrance of the walled enclosure, providing access to the Plaza de los Coches, where the old slave market was held. A quarter of San Pedro, where the nobles and princes of life, still maintain the high quality of monuments such as the church in 1575 until in 1612 the cathedral, and monastery of San Pedro Claver, Santo Domingo church and convent buildings that once San Diego. In the Palace of the Inquisition, a beautiful structure with a door at the magnificent Baroque style, the Holy Office of the Court performed its function, assess the case of magic and the occult. Today the museum houses the history and archeology, Government Palace, and the home of Marquia de Valdehoyos.Cartagena has many interesting old buildings including a sprinkling of Baroque churches. Colonial city has three distinct areas one for the rich, one for the merchants and the middle class and a third, outside the walls, for others. It was in this latter area is still poor and tattier.utara to the east is where the middle-class merchants and artisans lived, in the south-west, on a small island which has gradually become attached to the mainland, is Gethsemane, the popular quarter. In the northern sector of the walled city is the Plaza de los Coches, under the arches of ammunition and military equipment are stored and where soldiers are stationed during the colonial period. Outside the perimeter wall is Monasterio de la Popa, built on a hill that dominates the entire kota.di Below is a picture of Cartagena.

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