Cartagena worth a visit, Spain
But there are some places worth a look. The city walls are still preserved and you can visit the fortifications and two forts „Las Galeras“ und „San Julian“ above the city on big rocks. Above the harbour lies another castle, from the 11th century, the „Castillo de la Concepción“.
On the „Plaza del Ayuntamiento“ you can see the remnants of an ancient roman theater and the rests of the catherdal „Santa Maria la Vieja“, destroyed in the spanish civil war.
Besides that, you can go to several museums, that show you ancient roman, karthagian and arabian findings, „Museo Arqueológico Municipal“. Also a naval museum is located there, the „Museo Naval“.
Altogether you can visit the city, if you are close.
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Part of Cartagena’s history and culture is reflected through the landmarks and sites which stood the test of time. The landmarks of Cartagena are a mixe of ruins and majestic buildings found standing inside the city. The Ancient Cathedral. This cathedral was built in 1250 under the command of Alfonso X in honor of Santa Maria la Vieja (Saint Mary, the older). Though, destroyed during the civil war, huge walls and columns of the cathedral still stand and can be marveled by visitors. Arsenal Gate. Built in the 18th century, this is the only remaining entrance to the walls of Cartagena. Besides the wall, a clock tower, which was built in... Read more »
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