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Join us on an adventure to the public market of Cartagena to witness the ancestral traditions of the city!
Learn about exotic Colombian fruits, typical Caribbean dishes, and discover how the music, the art and the beliefs of the community have shaped a culture full of color, glee and flavor. Live an authentic local experience in Bazurto!
Explore a traditional Colombian market among busy hallways full of fruits, herbs, fish, and traditional dishes. You’ll learn about customs that are still alive to this day, such as the totumas, the fruit used as a bowl in the best-tasting soups of the Caribbean. Plus, some tips about special plants that have been used to heal during generations.
Live an intense and immersive sensory experience. The market is a bustling and chaotic place, filled with colorful stalls selling everything from fresh produce to handmade crafts. The smells of exotic fruits, spices, and seafood fill the air, while vendors shout out their wares and negotiate prices with customers.
The market can be overwhelming at first, but with the help of our guide, you can navigate the maze of stalls and get a glimpse of everyday life in Cartagena.
To finish the tour, you’ll have the opportunity to try a unique snack, made with Caribbean ingredients. If you’re vegetarian, we also have special options for you!
Live an authentic local experience in Bazurto!
Find us at the big white statue of Camellón de los Mártires Square with our red umbrellas!
At the big white statue of Camellón de los Mártires Square.
Schedule: From Monday to Sunday at 10:00
Duration: 4 hours
Language: English & Spanish
- Unique exotic fruits and what they’re good for and how to enjoy them the most.
The other side of markets: what’s the history behind Bazurto, why is it so important to the city and how did it become the face of Caribbean cuisine.
The importance of the Afro culture when it comes to keeping traditions alive, from unique recipes, to natural remedies for any pain.
Flavors are also a way of traveling through time, especially when they’re still hand made with the original recipes of our ancestors. Taste the best samples with us!
The stories behind some traditional dishes and how they have survived from generation to generation.
And so much more!
An open mind to appreciate all the flavors of the Caribbean cuisine.
Water or your preferred form of hydration. We’ll be walking and you may feel thirsty.
Comfortable shoes and sunblock. There are some areas of the market out in the open.
Mosquito repellent could be useful for the rainy season (March to June).
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 be in crowded areas, so don’t give papaya!
*This is a shared tour available only on demand with a minimum of 2 people. If you are only 1 person, fill out the Form below and wait for our Booking Manager reply to let you know if we already have an existing group tour that you can join.
Roundtrip transportation from the meeting point.
English-speaking tour guide
Tasting of some Colombian fruits
Free Tour Map of Cartagena
Gastronomic samples and coconut water
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 the greatest Salt Cathedral of the world, and the original El Dorado legend with an exclusive tour guide. Click the following button and request your personalized tour.
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