travel columbia cartagena popa monestery

ARCHITECT: UNIDENTIFIED (1607+)

The Popa Monestery dates back to 1607 and a year later the convent was built.
The Monestery sits high above Cartagena with great views of the city and port.

The architecture is plain and simple **, but the views are spectacular *****.

LINK TO WIKIPEDIA'S SITE ON THE POPA MONESTERY

TRAVEL: November 2011 -




This location has earned a three-and-one-half star (good+) rating from
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***1/2


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View from the harbor of Popa Monestery on the only hill in Cartagena, Columbia, 2011.



Entry to Popa Monestery, Cartagena, Columbia, 2011.



Statue of Christ greets visitors to Popa Monestery, Cartagena, Columbia, 2011.



View from Popa Monestery, Cartagena, Columbia, 2011.



Courtyard, Popa Monestery, Cartagena, Columbia, 2011.



Chapel, Popa Monestery, Cartagena, Columbia, 2011.



Interior detail, Popa Monestery, Cartagena, Columbia, 2011.



Vendor, Popa Monestery, Cartagena, Columbia, 2011.



Lynn and I in front of a view of southeastern Cartagena, Popa Monestery, Cartagena, Columbia, 2011.





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