Las Bovedas, Cartagena

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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 (the vaults) were originally built as storage vaults for munition explosives, later used as dungeons and finally became shops. This was the last section of the old city wall to be...  more »
  • Great place to go to shop. Lots of shops under one roof. Clean. Friendly. Walking distance within walled city.  more »
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  • For tourists... sell pretty much the same thing
  • Nice products but so EXPENSIVE that it now has prices like in the US or Europe!

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