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The Garden was created in 1978 with headquarters in the municipality of Turbaco,

for the study and conservation of the flora and fauna of the Colombian Caribbean
region. In 2004, it was delivered in administration to the Caja de Compensacion

Familiar de Comfenalco Cartagena. It has a collection of 12,600 species of

The Castle San Felipe *Andrs Felipe Gonzlez Osorio
The Castle San Felipe
de Barajas is a
fortification located in
the Colombian city of
Cartagena de Indias. It
is located on a hill
called San Lzaro and
was built in 1657
during the Spanish
colonial period. It
suffered constant
attacks by the English
and French, being the
French commander
Botanic Garden Guillermo Pieres

Baron de Pointis who

took the castle in the
middle of 1697
Gold Museum
The Church San Pedro Clever Inquisition Palace One attraction that Cartagena visitors
This church was built between 1580 and 1654, should not miss is its Museo de Oro, or
it is one of the most outstanding Gold Museum. Currently celebrating its
infrastructures of the historical center of the 20th anniversary, it is situated right in
city, so it is likely that when you look at the The palace of the Inquisition, built on a the heart of the city, in a colonial-era
city for the first time, it may be that your site in the present square of Bolivar, building facing Plaza Bolivar. The
domes are the first you see. Close to the which the Holy Office had acquired in incredible contents of the museum
customs plaza, and like other places of the city 1630. As the Court reported to the include valuable pre-Columbian gold
also bear different names throughout its Council of the Indies in 1747, during the artifacts, some of the oldest ceramics in
existence. It is an architectural jewel in the bombing of Cartagena by the Vernon the Americas, an explanation of the
whole sense of the word, its predominant squadron, 1714, a bomb dismantled the Zen Nation's amazing hydraulic
colonial style of the time, never ceases to house and had to be overthrown. 11. In engineering achievements and a
amaze its visitors, on its high altar rest the 1755, the Superior Council of the mountain of information about the way
remains of the man for which today bears his Inquisition, based in Madrid, represented the native people lived.
name and who called himself Itself "slave of the king that "because of delays in
the slaves", is a place of pilgrimage for payments of the Royal Caxas" the The museum is divided into three main
Catholic believers and one of the major tourist Cartagena Court could not " Rebuild their salons, plus a bookshop and
areas of the city in front of it is the Claver ruined houses in 1715. " auditorium. The first salon, on the
Square where are a lot of metal sculptures, ground floor, has an armed guard at the
the museum of Modern art, the Plaza de la entrance and you must walk through a
Custom, and the sculpture at San Pedro metal detector and a thick steel
Claver. security door. This room is called

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