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Cartagena - San Felipe Castle,  South America’s Largest Spanish Fortification

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San Felipe Castle, South America’s Largest Spanish Fortification

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(23 reviews)
outskirts of the city center, Cartagena, Colombia
60 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

Located just a short cannon ball’s throw outside of Cartagena’s historic walled city, the Castillo San Felipe Fortress is hard to miss, and it is certainly a can’t miss activity during a visit to Cartagena. Built on top of a hill, this massive fortress was the largest Spanish colonial fortification on mainland South America.


Meet Jorge Mondol Cartagena

Jorge Mondol Cartagena

I am Jorge Mondol – 36 years old, licensed and accredited tour guide and tour designer from Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. For over 15 years now I have specialized and worked in tourism in my native city. If you’re looking for a Cartagena private tour guide able to combine knowledge, experience, local insight and a barrel-load of fun along the way… then you came to the right profile ! I graduated in Tourism and Hotel Management and by combining my professional training with my own passion , I’m able to offer my guests tours that are both reliable and filled with genuine excitement. At the moment I work remotely in logistic field and learn french and portuguess languages. As a travel professional I can tell you everything you want to know about Colombia, its folklore and traditions, its culture, history and legends – and on my private tours in Cartagena I’ll be happy to customize an itinerary to perfectly serve the interests of your group. All the tours are designed by me. I’m taking care of everything during the planning and before you confirm your final itinerary. Usually, I lead all the tours by myself, but sometimes I involve other people to help me with driving or guiding.


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Cartagena with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 60 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Cartagena. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


Reviews from travellers

Coralee🌞📷🌎 M.

08 September 2021

Interesting information and nice tour

Lorraine (Canberra Australia 🇦🇺) P.

30 August 2021

A massive structure with an interesting history and the most spectacular views.

Rita R.

29 August 2021

Jorge was a pleasant tour guide and very informative. He showed us the fort in Cartagena and gave us the history of the different countries that Columbia fought. He gave us great views of the fort as well as the area of Cartagena surrounding the fort. A lovely tour and tour guide.

María (Ottawa) C.

29 August 2021

Thank you for a great tour Jorge. It was very interesting, you are very engaging and entertaining. You gave us great postcard opportunities and I learned new things. I highly recommend this tour. Gracias Jorge!

Alexandra H.

29 August 2021

The location was fantastic. I really enjoyed that Jorge had lots of information to share on a variety of topics relating to the site: history, architecture, geography.


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