Trip Planner: South America / Colombia / Bolivar Department / Cartagena District / Cartagena / Las Bovedas
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.
Tours To Las Bovedas
Private City Tour of Cartagena BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $125
Duration: 4 hours
Cartagena City Shore Excursion BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $100
Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Cartagena City Trolley Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $26
Duration: 3 hours
Las Bovedas Reviews
This market is right against the city wall. We stayed right across the street when we were in town. Plenty of souvenirs are available. There is lots to see and buy. It can be pretty busy, so go in... more »
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 »
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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