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Around 4000 years of culture in the area of Cartagena is represented. One of the prize pieces is an extremely beautiful(even by modern standards) piece of jewellery found at Los Nietos, just a local train ride away on the shore of the Mar Menor.
In 1987 a Roman Theater was discovered from the 1. century in the middel of the town a short walk from the harbour. Since 2008 people can go and visit.
Not far to walk from the cruiceships that come to Cartagena. An old fortress is...More
Definitely a place to visit.
So much for the children to do - very interesting and interactive.
Amazing amphitheatre, the staff are super helpful and very friendly.
Lots of exhibits on display too - would love to go back without little people and spend more...More
Being the third deepest Port in the world we docked in Caratgena on a rainy day. We walked up through the town through the shop laden streets, although I couldn't see anything that caught my attention. We headed back towards the Port and bought a...More
The organizers have put a great effort in presenting ancient history. There are well preserved objects from 2000 BC exhibited, each followed with detailed text about its purpose and usage. The amphitheater is amazing, as well in size but also in symmetry and precision. Standing...More
We came across this museum on a visit to Cartagena with our 3 children. Our 10 year old loved this museum as it is interactive. They have displays dating back to the 7th century. It's a interesting way to pass an hour in Cartagena. Our...More
This museum is fairly new as is the discovery of the amphitheatre - right in the middle of this pretty town. The museum is beautifully presented through time with excellent displays which finally lead you to the excavated amphitheatre - this has been reconstructed in...More
We travelled to Cartagena on a Sunday drive, thinking it would be quiet!
Roads and sign posts were ok, if you do miss a turn off there's always another....
Cartagena was lovely, the harbour was a bit "used" looking but the cobbled streets and quaint...More