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Guided tours and schedule expansion in Cartagena Puerto de Culturas and the Museo del Teatro Romano by the Puente del Pilar (11/10/2017)

On the occasion of the Pilar Bridge, the Cartagena Puerto de Culturas consortium and the Roman Theater Museum intensify their programming during the Pilar Bridge with two routes guided by the most representative sites and museums of the city where aspects of the Roman city will be explained more monumental in the route 'Carthago Nova Imperial: Theaters and Temples', and where medieval Cartagena will be explored in 'Asclepius: 2000 years of a hill'.

Thus, in Carthago Nova Imperial: Theaters and Temples, attendees will know the splendor of the Roman city of Carthago Nova, where they built the magnificent theater dedicated to the imperial family and the temple dedicated to the goddess Isis and the god Serapis, next to great thermal complexes decorated with paintings and mosaics and buildings of banquets of sacred character decorated with fantastic paintings.

The tour includes a visit to the Roman Theater Museum and the Forum Quarter.

The visit, which will begin at the Museum, will take place on Thursday 12 and Saturday 14 at 11:30 p.m.

The price of these visits will be 10 euros for general public, 8 euros for the reduced entrance fee and 5 euros for members of the Cartagena Club Puerto de Culturas.

On the other hand, on October 13 and 15, also at 11:30 hours, the guided tour 'Asclepios, 2000 years of a hill' will take place in which, through the panoramic elevator, the visitor will arrive until the highest hill in the historic center of Cartagena, from which will be announced the urban and symbolic impact that has had from ancient times to the present day.

In this trip to the past, whose heritage has survived to this day, and which will begin in the Panoramic Lift, we will visit Castillo, to continue on a downward path towards the church facade, main identity elements of the medieval city, integrated in a itinerary of great historical and scenic value, until arriving at the Roman Theater, where the grandstand and the different rooms of the museum will be visited.

The exit will be realized from the Panoramic Elevator and will include the Castle of the Conception and the Museum of the Roman Theater.

The price of the ticket to attend this guided tour is 10 euros the individual, 8 euros the reduced and 5 for members of the Club Cartagena Puerto de Culturas.

Tickets for both activities can already be purchased on the website and in the centers and museums of Cartagena Puerto de Culturas.

Information can be requested by calling (968) 50 00 93 and (968) 50 48 02.


In addition, the Roman Theater broadens its schedule and opening days, so it will remain open on Thursday 12th, Hispanic Heritage Day, Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday expands its schedule of 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The visit lasts approximately 60 minutes and can be done by free, since the museum has a significant amount of explanatory resources such as panels, video, mockups and interactive, that allow the understanding of the pieces and elements exposed.

You can also visit with audioguide, which is available both at the reception and at the link, from where you can download for the same rate as the rental of the device.

The audioguide is available in English, French and Spanish, and travels through the Museum halls to reach the Roman theater.

For guided tours with prior reservation, you can request by phone (968) 50 00 93 or (968) 50 48 02.


In addition, visitors to the Museum of the Roman Theater can enjoy the exhibition 'Heryca.

Sirvs' tours of the Art Nostrum group, which is composed of artists who pay homage to the history of the city and its people.

The exhibition, which will be open to the public until October 29, brings together a collection of 147 works in which the different artists offer their particular vision of the time of the Second Punic War in which they are set through disciplines such as painting, sculpture, photography or engraving and styles such as realism, expressionism, pop art or street art.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Cartagena

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