Bastion Santa Catalina on Fortified City Walls


Name:  Bastion Santa Catalina on Fortified City Walls

Place:  Cartagena, Colombia

View:   Photograph of the Tunnel Portal on the top of the Bastion Santa Catalina.  Short, sloping barrel-vaulted tunnel to lower level.  Cartagena Fortifications designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984.

Date:  1575 – 1789

Architects:   Bautista Antonelli, 1595 campaign; Herrera y Sotomayor, 1718 campaign; Antonio de Arevalo, 1779 – 1789 campaign

Style or Period:  Spanish Colonial Period

Catalogue No.  ZC1977

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