"Carthage /Cartagena)" Cartagena by barbskie
Cartagena Travel Guide: 120 reviews and 447 photos
A coastal city in costa Calida, founded in pre Roman times . Has a rich legacy and has several archaelogical remains. The port has a large marina and the waterfront has been completely rebuilt with several restaurants and bars. The city is a working port and a naval base. Has a large sections of shopping area , streetside cafes, department stores, restaurants, bars and hypermarkets at the edges of the city.
The city offers varied sceneries: high cliffs with hidden beaches or vast bays that will delight visitors, those looking for comfort or, perhaps, tourists willing to enjoy a untouched landscape. The large sand beaches and the mountains surrounding them are a traditional summer resort.
Cartagena lays along five hills called Molinete, Monte Sacro, Monte de San José, Despeñaperros and Monte de la Concepción, from where they dominate the sea, highlighting the city. The city has two beautiful beaches, Cala Cortina and El Portus, apart from the Mar Menor popular beaches, La Manga and Cabo de Palos with their beautiful sea bottoms.
At the west end of the promenade flanking the harbor is a military Monument of the Heroes of Cavite, dedicated to the... more travel advice
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