The ‘Bovedas”, the Vaults of Santa Catalina and Santa Clara
Name: The ‘Bovedas”, the Vaults of Santa Catalina and Santa Clara
Place: Cartagena, Colombia
View: The range of 23 vaulted chambers under the fortification walls connecting the bastions are known as the ‘Bovedas’. Originally used for troops and provisions, they later became dungeons. This view over the complex shows the continuous arcade which fronts the ‘Bovedas’. UNESCO World Heritage Site, 1984.
Date: 1792 – 1796
Architect: Antonio de Arevalo
Style or Period: Colonial Military Design
Catalogue No. ZC1996
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