Cartagena, the top 50 destinations as 'Huffington Post'

Friday, August 15, 2014

Cartagena, the walled city of Colombia, was ranked # 36 among the "50 Best destinations on the planet" and 45 among the "top 50 cities to be essential visit before you die" in two classifications published by The Huffington Post '.

The Stone Corral is described by the American newspaper as a city recognized by UNESCO and a place that "holds a lot of history inside, full of legends of explorers, pirates and royalty."

In the first rank, who heads Venice (Italy), cities like London and Rio de Janeiro appear; Cartagena was above Mexico City, Singapore, Sydney (Australia), Buenos Aires (Argentina) and Las Vegas (USA).

Highlights European cities like Amsterdam (Netherlands), Vienna (Austria), Oia (Greece) and Rome (Italy) in the second classification; Asian and Beijing (China), Bangkok (Thailand), Kathmandu (Nepal), and Latin, such as Havana (Cuba), Buenos Aires (Argentina) and Cuzco (Peru).

Irvin Pérez Muñoz, CEO (e) of the Tourism Corporation Cartagena de Indias (Corpoturismo), said it is an honor that Cartagena is positioned among the top tourist destinations in the world and explained that in the first five months of 2014, "the city had an increase in the arrival of international passengers by 6.6 percent over the same period of 2013. "

So far, the city has been praised in publications of other international newspapers for its tourism and architectural history.

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