Discover Santa Marta Hill, or San Fernando Fort, Colombia
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Colombia ∕ Caribe
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Time you should plan to discover the place
Outdoor: 1/4 day (without travel time)
How to get to Santa Marta Hill, or San Fernando Fort?
Located in the historic centre, about 20 to 25 minutes by bus or taxi from the Rodadero neighbourhood.
About Santa Marta Hill, or San Fernando Fort
Constructed between the XVII and XVIII centuries with the objective of guarding the city against pirate attacks. For the Aboriginals of the Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta, it is considered a holy place. It originated by erosion of the mountains immersed in the sea.