The Escuela Taller Cartagena de Indias, a local institution that manages the proper functioning of the fortifications, has recently announced the new way to get tickets online to visit the gorgeous Castillo de San Felipe
There is not extra charge for this service and all cards are admitted, both credit and debit. You can do it by going to the web site http://fortificacionescartagena.com/en/ , then you go through the “Buy Online” module, located at the top of the page, and follow instructions. When you finish the transaction, you will get an order number that you must show at the Castillo de San Felipe’s ticket office, to get your admission ticket when you visit.
Whether you want to obtain any discount tickets for Colombian citizens or minors between 6 and 13 years, a valid ID must be shown on the ticket office to acquire them.
Once the tickets have been claimed, the visitor has 24 hours to get access to the fort.
It is important to emphasize that these tickets have a very tight security system to prevent any kind of forgery.
Despite it is a very old construction, the Castillo de San Felipe stands out for its technologic inclusion, which makes it very available and easy to approach by the visitors, who also enjoy free WiFi at the site.