Forbes magazine specialized in the world of business and finance published a list of the 12 best neighborhoods in the world. Gethsemane, located in the heart of downtown Cartagena, is one of them.
Forbes points out that the town offers an authentic look at what life in the city really is like for locals: “Anchored in Plaza Trinidad, a lively public square, Gethsemane is not yet fully bourgeois and is inhabited by families who have lived in the same house for multiple generations. Therefore, here is a very strong local culture and identity. “
We must remember that this coastal neighborhood, which ranks number four on the list, took on international relevance when the media registered the then US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, enjoying the nightlife of a bar in the area.
The classification is centered on promising places where local creativity is opening space: Sants, in Barcelona, where you can find different restaurants, bars and places to enjoy tapas occupies the first place.
Navy Yard, in Washington D.C (2); Amsterdam Noord, in Amsterdam (3); Maboneng, in Johannesburg (5); Plekhanov, in Georgia (6); Casco Viejo, in Panama (7); District 5, in Vietnam (8); Keramikos, in Greece (9); Seongsu-dong, in South Korea (10); Pilsen; in Chicago (11); and Kalk Bay, in South Africa (12) complete the list of the business and finance magazine.