Castle

Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas

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Tips from locals

Maria
Maria
November 17, 2021
The Castillo San Felipe de Barajas (San Felipe de Barajas Castle) is a fortress in the city of Cartagena, Colombia. The castle is located on the Hill of San Lázaro in a strategic location, dominating approaches to the city by land or sea. It was built by the Spanish during the colonial era…
Alfredo
Alfredo
October 31, 2019
A MUST if you plan to visit cartagena`s history! feel like a spanish military and know our history. you can get tickets at the entrance of the castle and they have a cost of around 7USD per person. This is my favorite historical place.
Richard
Richard
November 15, 2019
Wow! this is a majestic construction of the 15 century, you must go. Be prepared, though it is very hot depending on the hour of the day you go, so take a hat, water, and light clothes. This is located 15 minutes walking distance.
Diego & Angelika
Diego & Angelika
February 26, 2021
great place to know all about the colonization history
Katherin
Katherin
November 22, 2021
The castle opens at 8AM-6PM. If you like history you should visit here.
Cyril
Cyril
November 12, 2021
The Castillo San Felipe de Barajas is a fortress in the city of Cartagena, Colombia. The castle is located on the Hill of San Lázaro in a strategic location, dominating approaches to the city by land or sea. It was built by the Spanish during the colonial era. Construction began in the year 1536,…
German
German
December 25, 2019
Together with the use of the ocean it is the key to city. It is how the Spanish would defend the city and the gold that was to be transported to the islands and from there to Spain. Inside it has dark tunnels that would decrease their height so that when the British chased them they would hit their…
Alejandro
Alejandro
October 22, 2019
One of the most iconic places in Cartagena. Enjoy the history of Cartagena and also a great view of the city.
Sonia
Sonia
November 15, 2019
Visit Cartagena's Castillo San Felipe de Barajas one of the most important colonial military fortress in south America ! Ask Cristian to drive you there.
Diana
Diana
April 2, 2021
Historic landmark, a must see in Cartagena. Tours are sold on site and are provided during business hours.

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Location
Cartagena, Bolívar 130001
Phone+57 5 6421293