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Casa Museo Rafael Nunez

Barrio El Cabrero | Carrera 2 # 16, Bolivar, Colombia, Cartagena 130002, Colombia
+57 6609058
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This is the house where Rafael Nunez lived and died, a most illustrious Cartagenero who sat as president of Colombia at four different ocassions. Inside this house, fundamental ideas were born that later would create one of Colombia's biggest political reforms in the 19th Century: The Constitution of 1886. This was colombia's guideline document until 1991, year in which the current Carta Magna was signed.
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Barrio El Cabrero | Carrera 2 # 16, Bolivar, Colombia, Cartagena 130002, Colombia
+57 6609058
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amaury was our fantastic guide. His knowledge of Cartagena as well as the history of Rafael Nuñez is inspiring and impressive. He led us through the different rooms of the the house the four time president lived and died in. Told us about Rafael Nuñez'...More

Thank BMCinCTG
Reviewed 18 July 2017

One has to exit the old city and walk a few blocks to reach the house. We enjoyed the visit and learning about the important role Mr. Nuñez played in Colombia's history. The view of the ocean from the outdoor dining room is quite nice!

Thank SantaClaraPeteAbroad
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice place and history about Cartagena the house is very old restore but super nice . They have similar old car the president used the room and bathrooms view to the ocean

Thank Juan E
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Rafael Nunez was one of the famous Presidents. He built this home to show the inhabitants of the walled city that there was no danger to move and build outside the old walled city. It is definitely part of the history of Cartagena and worth...More

Thank chagresjim
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is the beautiful home of former President Rafael Nunez. The house is lovely and the tour is very worthwhile. Be sure and allow at least an hour if you really want to learn about the home, Rafael Nunez and his wife of 17 years.

1  Thank J-W
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We took a brief tour with an English speaking guide and really enjoyed the history and furnishings of Rafael Nunez home. Worth the visit!

Thank Rochelle220
Reviewed 5 July 2016

The tour guide was great and it was a great learning experience and a beautiful house. The house is very well preserved and there is opportunity for amazing pictures.

2  Thank Edwige A
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We crossed the wall and a busy street to find this place and so glad we did. We were greeted by a very kind and friendly guard who spoke very slowly in Spanish so we could understand him. He told us of the love story...More

1  Thank Leediebug
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Casa Rafael Nuñez had been on my Cartagena bucket list for two years, got to tick it off today! We had arranged for a your with Amaury, an amazing tour guide offering tours in both Spanish and English! Ask for him, it will be well...More

2  Thank BMCinCTG
Reviewed 11 March 2016

The first Colombian Constitution was based on Rafael Nunez's writings and he also wrote the National Anthem. This house is well preserved and contains much information about Nunez who was twice President of the United States of Colombia and then the first President of Colombia....More

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