You’ll want to bring some great photos back with you so we’ve picked the best spots inside walled city for you to tick off the list while there… This city is damn pretty, and your Instagrams posts prove it. This city not only has its fill of awe-inspiring sights and epic sunsets but also an excess of excellent photographers (that’s you).
At the end of the post find a map with the location of each door.
Additionally, the door knockers, known as aldabas, represent a very important cultural significance of colonial Cartagena. The door knockers size and type of metal were indicative of wealth and social status. While the actual motif usually depicted the type of profession. Marine motifs such as mermaids and seahorses adorned the homes of men who made a living in the seas, lions represented teachers and lizards represented royalty.
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You will need two hours at least to walk around troughout the walled city, for sure you will find much more beautiful doors in a place like this, where details are in every step. Share your fav pic in Cartagena with us using #juanballenatravel on Instagram