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 Bovedas is a building with several sections that house many vendors that sell tourist items. Some are good craft products, e.g. hand carved masks and pottery. Useful shopping if looking for...  more »
  • Nearly two dozen shops, many selling the same things. Be sure to walk all the way to the end, as prices may vary based on location. It is expected you will negotiate prices within reason with the...  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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