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Address: Muelle de Alfonso XII, Cartagena, Spain
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Tourist bus

This bus was just ok. We knew getting on that it was not a hop on hop off bus. Friends who had been here before recommended it, but we didn't find that it really showed us much... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
womans2011
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Greenville, South Carolina
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The driver was really friendly, the ticket was reasonably priced. The information was good that was provided through the earphones. The bus was a good way to find out about the city even though the route is easily walkable. I would recommend this bus tour if you are only in the city for a short time. It is not so... More 

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Thank Lauren W
Greenville, South Carolina
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33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This bus was just ok. We knew getting on that it was not a hop on hop off bus. Friends who had been here before recommended it, but we didn't find that it really showed us much of interest. I agree with the other reviewers - save the money and go buy beer and tapas

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Thank womans2011
Manalapan, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely not worth the money. The audio was not coordinated with the drive so we were looking at something completely different. I used these buses from Ireland down and this was just terrible.

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Thank Dee1221
Nashville, Tennessee
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have used this type of transportation in many cities as a way of touring and learning more about the city so we thought this bus would be the same. This was a total waste of money with only one stop. We wanted to stay on to tour again up top (only seats below when we got on) after only... More 

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Thank Catherine h
Merrijig, Australia
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29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly helpful bus driver made sure we got the best deal we were entitled to. Head sets & map provided. Great dialogue along the whole route. Highly recommend this to visitors.

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Thank adelemac15
Limassol, Cyprus
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137 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Always find these bus tours a good way to get a feel for a place and check out where you would like to spend more time - actually most interest is in the main centre and shopping area so didn't find it as interesting as some

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2 Thank Batista012
HMB
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29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Very deceiving. Driver unfriendly and made us get off bus at end. We were told we could stay on to see the ALL sights that we missed the first go round. It is NOT worth the time or money!!

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3 Thank Pam T
Swansea, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Always try to get on a city tour bus if new to the area. Gives a good view of what's where. This wasn't disappointing. Earphones were great and volume worked really well. Coming from someone hard of hearing that says enough. Gave really good information on different aspects and interests around the city. Would recommend

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1 Thank Coral B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Having travelled on tour buses in other cities, I have found this a good way to learn about places quickly whilst visiting for a short break. The Cartagena tour bus was very disappointing, we would have been as well just catching a normal bus into town. My headphones didn't work so I had to share with my husband, the commentary... More 

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5 Thank Martin B
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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462 reviews
187 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I couldn't hear the commentary very well over the noise of the engine, so I missed out on some of what we were looking at. You don't see any must-see sights, but good for a general look around the city.

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