Cerro de la Popa, the largest viewpoint in CartagenaHotel Cartagena Plaza 20/10/2022
The Santa Cruz de la Popa convent is one of the best-known tourist attractions in the city of Cartagena.
The Spanish discovered the Cerro de la popa when they arrived in Cartagena in the 16th century, as it is the most colorful and attractive relief in the town. They baptized it as Cerro de la Galera and its highest point as Popa de la Galera; This is told by the guides who accompany us during the visit to this place.
Located at a height of more than 140 meters above sea level, it is the highest point in the city and without a doubt it is a place where you cannot stop going, although it is often chosen by people who practice religious tourism. , you can also appreciate the beautiful view that you manage to capture of the entire city.
To go up to this place it can take around 30 minutes, being at the top you will find a beautiful chapel, as well as a store where you can buy souvenirs that you can take as a souvenir.
The main attraction of this place is the great panoramic view that you will find that you will surely be enchanted, enjoying each of the spaces and sharing it with your family, friends or partner.
Being such a historical and religious site, it is chosen for the celebration of such an important day as that of the Virgen de la Candelaria; festival that each year revives one of the most traditional Spanish customs of Cartagena. This festival involves processions, parades, fairs and music that are part of this celebration that lasts 9 days.
Without a doubt, it is a great attraction that every tourist who comes to this fantastic city must visit and in this way take home the best memories from the highest point of Cartagena de Indias. What are you waiting for to live this experience?