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Cartagena is a beautiful walled city, dating from 1533. The walls, and the old city inside them, are well preserved. There are many examples of colonial architecture, as well as the republican style that followed it. The city is on the Caribbean, and only a few feet above sea level. The population is now over 1,000,000, with most of it outside the walls.
The city was constantly attacked by pirates, and massive fortresses were built to protect it.
- Pros:architecture and charm
- In a nutshell:I love this city!
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