To talk about the city of Cartagena in Spain is definitely to talk about Rome. This vast empire decided to expand to these latitudes. They created one of the most splendorous fortifications that can still be seen as well as a center for the enjoyment of its citizens. We are talking about the Roman Theater dating back to the times of the Emperor Augustus. Enjoy this with our Private Cartagena Walking Tour.
In this incredible Private Cartagena Walking Tour, you will learn everything about the life of the Romans and the Carthaginians during the centuries. They lived in these streets, you will discover old ruins, ancient writings. You will enter the traditions of one of the most interesting cities in the Mediterranean.
Points of Interest & Landmarks
Firstly, the historic journey will start in one of the landmarks to discover really what happened 3000 years ago in this impressive city. This will ve at Center for the Interpretation of Punic Walls found right in the place where still today remains the Punic Wall. Here you will discover how the name change from Qart Hadasht to Cartagon Nova happened. You can admire an archaeological site dating from the third century before Christ.
Secondly, the next stop on the itinerary is the Roman House of Fortune. It is the only house still standing that dates back to ancient Rome. Today it serves as a museum, preserving the paintings and reproductions of what was the everyday life of the Romans. It is also in this place where you will have access to the old Strategic Port, located in the outer area of the castle.
Finally, the last stop of this trip is the famous Roman Theater and the Museum designed by Rafael Moneo. Learn about this impressive discovery, how its origins were, the amount of spectators it can hold. Learn many other curious facts about this historical attraction.
Roman curiosities that you can enjoy in Cartagena.
One of the most picturesque details, is the Bullfighting Squares on Roman ruins in Spain. This is the amphitheater also known as the Roman Colosseum that lies today in this beautiful city. It was discovered by chance when the modification of the square was being carried out