Famous Places In Colombia  

Colombia is the only country in South America that has a coast on the Pacific Ocean as well as the Caribbean Sea.

It is a beautiful awe-inspiring country with the Andes, pristine beaches, colonial era cities and numerous archaeological treasures. There are many famous places in Colombia that you can visit to take in the ambiance and culture of the country.

Here are some of the famous places in Colombia:

  • Bogota is the capital of Colombia. It is famous for its historical landmarks that are there from the colonial era. Most of the landmarks are located in La Candelaria, which is the oldest district in the city. The churches and the Capitol Municipal Palace in the city are worth visiting and exploring.
  • Cartegena is an old city, which was built like a fortress to repel pirates and invaders in the olden days. Today, it is a city full of old charm and a hectic nightlife. In addition, you can also visit the nearby attractions.
  • Parque Arqueologico de San Augustin is an archaeological park in the gorge of Magdalena River. This is located in the southern part of Colombia. According to the archaeological finds, it has now been concluded that the area was used even before the Incas by the residents to bury their dead in tombs, which were guarded by fierce looking stone statues. Some of the statues are mythical creatures, while others have animal features.
  • Santa Marta is the city where the Spanish first settled in Colombia. It is located on the coast, and it is known for its beautiful beaches. From Santa Marta, you can easily go to Tayrona and Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, which are both national parks. In addition, you can also access the lost city of Taironas.
  • Cali is the third largest city in Colombia. It is a hub for coffee and sugar industries. In addition, it has a fantastic nightlife. You can also visit haciendas owned by sugar barons. Cali offers easy access to the San Augustin archeological site.

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Historical-Facts-About-Colombia      Colombia is located in South America and shares its borders with Venezuela and Brazil in the east, Ecuador and Peru in the south, Panama in the west. The country has Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea on its borders. It is the fourth largest country in South America after Brazil, Argentina and Peru. More..




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