Discover the untold history of the famous Getsemani neighborhood!

Walk the most emblematic streets and its representative squares of a historically resistant town, its folklore, its colors, its music and its people.

Tour Description

Get closer to the "getsemanisence" culture through this journey where you will understand the importance of a segregated and insurgent community during the colony, whose fighting spirit initiated the Colombian independence, and over time spawned artistic movements in film, painting, sculpture, dance and, of course, the music.

Today you will find a tourist district with original inhabitants inheritors of a rich culture that at first sight hides stories and legends of revolution, pride, and tradition. Join this journey through time, culture and art discovering the other side of Cartagena de Indias - La Heroica!

Beyond Colombia | Tour: Free Getsemani Tour Cartagena
Beyond Colombia | Tour: Free Getsemani Tour Cartagena

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Beyond Colombia Tours | Free Getsemani Tour Cartagena

Meeting Point

Find us at the big white statue of Camellón de los Mártires Square con nuestras sombrillas rojas!

Beyond Colombia Tours | Free Getsemani Tour Cartagena

Finish Point

Santo Domingo bastion (Café del mar)

Beyond Colombia Tours | Free Getsemani Tour Cartagena

Schedule: From Monday to Friday at 16:00

Beyond Colombia Tours | Free Getsemani Tour Cartagena

Duration: 3 hours

Beyond Colombia Tours | Free Getsemani Tour Cartagena

Language: English & Spanish

Beyond Colombia Tours | Free Getsemani Tour Cartagena

Cost: Based on tips

  • Centenario Park and the commemoration of the independence of Cartagena

  • Trinidad Artistic Square and the cultural movement that comes to life in the nighttime 

  • Afro Uprising and how the resistance is alive to the present day

  • The Cultural Street Art as a way of represent traditions and history

  • The Old Public Market and its importance among the locals

  • Plaza "El Pozo" and the origin of its name

  • San Felipe Fortress viewpoint, plus the fascinating stories of battles and victories.

  • And so much more!

  • An open mind to comprehend all our history.

  • Umbrellas or capes. Please bring your favorite rainproof coat or umbrella, we can’t control the weather yet.

  • Water or your preferred form of hydration. This is a walking tour, and you may feel thirsty.

  • Comfortable shoes. You’ll walk about 5 km while also making some stops to listen to the guide.

  • Comfortable clothes. No pressure to look amazing, feel free to wear what makes you feel better.

  • Keep your friends close, and your belongings even closer. We’ll visit some crowded areas, so don’t give papaya!

  • English-speaking tour guide

  • Accurate and objective knowledge of Colombian history. We promise not to take sides.

  • Sightseeing of essential places in the historic center of Cartagena.

  • Benefits and discounts with our recommended partners if you show the wristband we give you at the end of the tour, exclusive for our participants. 

  • Recommendations of local allies where you can have lunch, buy coffee, souvenirs, and more.

  • Drinks, food or souvenirs.

  • Transportation to and from your hotel. 

  • Transportation in the tour. We’ll be walking and taking resting stops.

  • Tickets or entrances. We won’t take you to places where sudden extra charges apply!

  • Exclusive tour guide. Remember this is a shared tour, we’re sure you’ll meet new amazing people.

Private Tour

Beyond Colombia Tours | Free Getsemani Tour Cartagena Free Tours

If you are a group of more than 4 people or if you want to take a private experience of this tour, let us guide you through this experience with an exclusive tour guide. Click the following button and request your personalized tour.

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