Las Bovedas, Cartagena

3.4
Originally built as storerooms for ammunition, Las Bovedas now house bars, galleries, and souvenir shops. Built between 1792 and 1796, the 23 former dungeons attached to the protective city walls represent the last major construction effort of colonial times. Browse through well-stocked shops selling traditional Colombian merchandise, such as emerald jewelry, hammocks, and Indian textiles. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cartagena using our trip planner.
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  • Las Bovedos were orginally dungeons stores but is now an artisan centre. The various shops have a range of tourist good which tend to be very similar. Most of the shop have an emerald jewellry...  more »
  • Las Bovedas is a cool building with a long arched walkway in front of a bunch of tourist shops selling the usual things like t shirts, magnets, artwork, trinkets, coffee, etc. There are plenty of...  more »
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  • Very interesting place in terms of things to see.
  • Tourist trap. Mostly the same junk over and over. However, the is a non profit shop Escuelas Taller. Great Handmade products.
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