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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The city of Cartagena is known for being seaport in Spain. Industrial developments are at work in the city to further expand commerce. Cartagena Sights, with a mix of old and new landmarks, remain to be some of the most visited tourist attractions. Cartagena Sights – Museums The tour of a place is never complete without visiting its museums. Cartagena is fortunate to have some of the best museums in the region as found in Cucuta Sights. These venues boast of interesting archaeological finds and artworks.... Read more »
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