The Walled City - Ciudad Amurallada, Cartagena

Cl. 36 #6-106 #6-2 a, Cartagena, Provincia de Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia

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The Walled City was built with the aim of defending the city from the continuous pirate attacks. The historic center is surrounded by 11 km of these imposing stone walls that are complemented by fortifications and bastions. It took approximately two centuries for this amazing project to be completed. Its construction began in 1614 and ended in 1796. Nowadays we can all visit and enjoy this UNESCO heritage site. © iStock/MarcPo

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