Torre Del Reloj, Cartagena

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  • Address: Boca del Puente, Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 00:10 Mins
  • Tags: Landmark, Family And Kids, Tower
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About Torre Del Reloj, Cartagena

The clock tower you see here today was actually a later 19th century addition. The main historical relevance of this places is as the historical primary entrance gate to the Old Town. Inside the entrance walls used to be an armory and and a chapel. Note the Tuscan style portico. The square surrounding the tower has lots of shops and is a great place for people watching. Right under the clocktower entrance you’ll find a bunch of vendors selling souvenirs and miscellaneous items. There’s not much else to do here so take your pictures and head into the city!

How To reach Torre Del Reloj by Public Transport

  • Drive to here or take a taxi from outside Old Town.
  • Walk to here from inside Old Town.

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  • Magical place. Main entrance to the walled city of Cartagena. Colorful and full of people which give you an inside look at colombian culture.

  • Beautiful and beautiful. Worth dealing with the crowds and walking. The food and drinks are awesome and most people speak English if needed. Just be prepared for the crowd after dark. It turns more "adult"!

  • While in Cartegena you will inevitably pass by the clock tower. The area, for being in the old part of town is nice, but per usual, there are people who want to sell you things. The clock itself seems to be kept in very good condition and was beautiful against the surroundings.

  • Amazing place! Full of life all day and all night long. The christmas lights make for wonderful pictures.

  • Great place to people watch and enjoy a drink. Great Salsa Bar on the square.

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