Old Pictures of Cartagena de
Indias
Photographic compilation by Rafael Perez Lequerica
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San Felipe de Barajas Castle (1939) – San Felipe Castle is considerated the biggest military infrastructure work
made by Spanish people in America, the impregnable fortress proved its value when defending to Cartagena from
the English invasion led by Vernon in 1741.
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San Pedro Claver Church– Named in honor to San Pedro Claver considerated the first defender of Human Rights
in America and who gave his priestly services in this church where is the mortal rests of the autodenominated
“Slave of the slaves”
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Hermitage of the goatherd (Ermita del Cabrero)– Built in 1885, the Hermitage of the goatherd of the lady of
Mercedes was an idea of Mrs. Soledad Román with the objetive of make reality a religious wish. 7
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Square of the cars (Plaza de los Coches)– It’s the entrance door of the walled city, one of the most emblematic
squares of the city and one of that has had more names during its history.
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Stern Hill (Cerro de la Popa) –. This beautiful temple that is part of the fortifications of the city is the home of our
lady of the canderlaria, who is considerated as the patroness of Catholics from Cartagena
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