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The most visited in Colombia
Historical Monuments in Bogotá
Santuario de Monserrate
(130)
Nature Reserves in Santa Marta
Tayrona Natural Park
(71)
Islands in San Andrés
San Andrés Island
(65)
Neighborhoods in Cartagena
Cartagena Old Town
(79)
Museums in Bogotá
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
(87)
Of Cultural Interest in Bogotá
Downtown Bogotá
(89)
Squares in Bogotá
Plaza de Bolivar
(100)
Castles in Cartagena
Castillo San Felipe de Barajas
(64)
Historical Monuments in Cartagena
Walled City of Cartagena
(61)
Airports in Bogotá
El Dorado International Airport
(83)
Viewpoints in Guatape
The Peñol Stone
(43)
Cathedrals in Zipaquirá
Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá
(47)
Museums in Bogotá
Museo Botero
(56)
Of Cultural Interest in Villa de Leiva
Villa de Leyva
(39)
Of Cultural Interest in Medellín
Pueblito Paisa
(66)
Of Cultural Interest in Cartagena
Bocagrande
(57)
Gardens in Bogotá
Bogotá Botanical Garden
(46)
Islands in Cartagena
Isla Barú
(44)
Nature Reserves in Santa Marta
Tayrona Natural Park
(71)
Nature Reserves in Cabo de la Vela
Cabo de la Vela
(30)
Nature Reserves in Salento
Cocora Valley
(29)
Nature Reserves in Medellín
Arví Park
(50)
Nature Reserves in Bogotá
Cerro de Monserrate
(30)
Nature Reserves in San Gil
El Gallineral National Park
(16)
Nature Reserves in Manizales
Nevado del Ruiz
(17)
Nature Reserves in El Cocuy
El Cocuy National Park
(3)
Nature Reserves in La Playa
Área Natural Única Los Estoraques
(6)
Nature Reserves in Soacha
(8)
Nature Reserves in Tolú
Swamp the Caimanera
(11)
Nature Reserves in La Macarena
Caño cristales
(7)
Nature Reserves in Cali
Reserva Natural Anahuac
(19)
Nature Reserves in Cota
Majui
(16)
Nature Reserves in Cali
Farallones de Cali National Park
(13)
Nature Reserves in Riohacha
Wildlife Sanctuary of Flamingos
(1)
Nature Reserves in Santa Marta
Cabo San Juan
Nature Reserves in La Calera
Chingaza Natural National Park
(3)
Nature Reserves in San Andrés
Cayo Bolivar
(3)
Nature Reserves in Risaralda
Otun
(3)
Historical Monuments in Bogotá
Santuario de Monserrate
(130)
Historical Monuments in Cartagena
Walled City of Cartagena
(61)
Historical Monuments in Popayán
Popayán
(11)
Historical Monuments in Pereira
César Gaviria Trujillo Viaduct
(15)
Historical Monuments in Cartagena
The Clock Tower
(14)
Historical Monuments in Mompós
Centro Historico de Santa Cruz de Mompox
(8)
Historical Monuments in Cartagena
Walled City
(21)
Historical Monuments in Zapatoca
Zapatoca
(1)
Historical Monuments in Santa Marta
Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino
(9)
Historical Monuments in Barranquilla
Puerto Colombia
(11)
Historical Monuments in Sutamarchán
Boyaca Colombia
(5)
Historical Monuments in Honda
Historic Centre
(3)
Historical Monuments in Santa Fe de Antioquia
West Bridge
(6)
Historical Monuments in Bogotá
Colegio Mayor de San Bartolomé
(8)
Historical Monuments in Marseille
Jesús María Estrada Cemetery
(3)
Historical Monuments in Cali
Cali Tower
(7)
Historical Monuments in Tunja
The Boyaca Bridge
(7)
Historical Monuments in San Gil
Monument to the Santandereanidad
(4)
Historical Monuments in Sutamarchán
Couvent ecce homo
(3)
Historical Monuments in Barichara
Birthplace of Aquileo Parra
(1)
Villages in Barichara
Barichara
(19)
Villages in Salento
Salento
(28)
Villages in San Agustín
Archeological Park San Agustín
(10)
Villages in Santa Fe de Antioquia
Santa Fé of Antioquia
(7)
Villages in Taganga
Village Fishermen Taganga
(3)
Villages in Bucaramanga
Bucaramanga
(10)
Villages in Marseille
Marsella
(4)
Villages in Medellín
(12)
Villages in Villa de Leiva
Villa of Leyva
(7)
Villages in Yopal
Yopal
(4)
Villages in Filandia
Filandia
(9)
Villages in Uribia
Uribia
(2)
Villages in Tolú
(9)
Villages in Girón
Giron
(4)
Villages in Ocaña
Pueblo Nuevo
(3)
Villages in Guane
Guane
Villages in Barranquilla
(9)
Villages in Villavieja
(5)
Villages in Susacón
Susacón
(2)
Villages in Titiribí
Titiribi
(2)
Churches in Pasto
Las Lajas Sanctuary
(29)
Churches in Cali
Iglesia La Ermita
(38)
Churches in Cali
San Antonio Church
(28)
Churches in Cartagena
Claustro De Santo Domingo
(17)
Churches in Cartagena
(13)
Churches in Cali
Iglesia de la Merced
(8)
Churches in Barichara
Church of Santa Barbara (Barichara)
(3)
Churches in Salento
Church of Our Lady of Carmen
(9)
Churches in Mompós
Church of Santa Barbara
(3)
Churches in Cartagena
Iglesia de San Roque
(2)
Churches in Sesquilé
The Church of Sesquilé
(2)
Churches in Bogotá
(4)
Churches in Cali
(4)
Churches in Girón
Basilica Menor
(1)
Churches in Barichara
Chapel of Jesus (Barichara)
Churches in Mompós
Church of San Francisco
(1)
Churches in Mompós
Church of the Conception
(2)
Squares in Bogotá
Plaza de Bolivar
(100)
Squares in Medellín
Plaza Botero
(55)
Squares in Cartagena
Plaza Santo Domingo
(25)
Squares in Cali
Plaza de Caicedo
(32)
Squares in Villa de Leiva
Plaza Mayor of Villa de Leyva
(9)
Squares in Salento
Bolívar Square
(9)
Squares in Medellín
El Parque de Berrio
(11)
Squares in San Gil
Plaza Mayor San Gil
(6)
Squares in Barichara
Main Square
(4)
Squares in Cali
Plaza San Francisco
(6)
Squares in Cartagena
Plaza de los Coches
(4)
Squares in Cartagena
(6)
Squares in Cartagena
(11)
Squares in Pereira
Plaza Victoria
(10)
Squares in Bogotá
Plazoleta del Chorro de Quevedo
(8)
Squares in Tunja
Main Square of Tunja
(3)
Squares in Bogotá
Plaza Salitre
(16)
Squares in Mompós
Tamarindo or of Bolívar Square
(2)
Squares in Tuluá
Boyaca Square
(2)

The top 2.497 attractions in Colombia

Historical Monuments in Bogotá
Santuario de Monserrate
(130)
The Cerro de Monserrate can be seen from anywhere in the city if it's not to foggy out. Since it's 3152 meters high, it's sometimes blocked out. You can get there by a cable car during the week which costs about 5 € round trip (before, you could walk up and down but now the road is closed), and Sunday it's only half-priced but there is a long queue. At the top, apart from the sanctuary, there is an crossroads, two upscale restaurants and lots of shops and popular restaurants, plus 2 viewpoints: one overlooking the city and another which is almost hidden and looks towards the surrounding mountains.
Nature Reserves in Santa Marta
Tayrona Natural Park
(71)
If you want to experience a truly natural place, the Tayrona National Park is ideal. It's set between the mountains and the sea and the wildlife is tremendous. The park rangers give good advice and make sure to bring extra batteries for your camera! After sweating it out in the jungle hikes, you can cool off on the beach! :)
Islands in San Andrés
San Andrés Island
(65)
San Andres Islands, with its ocean of ​​seven colors, its white sands and clear waters, is a place not to be missed for its magnificent beaches and hotels. People also come for its cosmetics, perfume and liquor at good prices.
Neighborhoods in Cartagena
Cartagena Old Town
(79)
Walking the streets of Cartagena de Indias at night is by far one of my favorites things to do. Growing up in this marvelous city I did not realize all the history that lies within its walls, balconies, and narrow cobbled streets. Nevertheless, every time I go back to my hometown I walk its streets like it is my first time admiring this legendary treasure. I have been out of my country for 11 years and consider myself a tourist in my own city, it is a shame but I like it. I try to take advantage of this and I really appreciate everything this city has to offer me; the delicious food, friendly people, Caribbean music.
Museums in Bogotá
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
(87)
This is undoubtedly one of the best museums I have visited in my life, not just for the quality of the pieces, but by layout which documents the history of metal usage, the perfectly-exposed archaeological zones of Colombia, and the offering room where you can soak up the mysticism of shamans and flying bats. The website is at http://www.Banrep.Gov.Co/museo/esp/home.Htm
Of Cultural Interest in Bogotá
Downtown Bogotá
(89)
Bogota is a very beautiful city and it has many natural landscapes which lend it a certain simplicity and sensitivity. It occurred to me to take these photos in order for people to realize how beautiful it is and introduce them to Bogotá, our capital. I've added a couple of pictures of Colombian skaters I hope you like.
Squares in Bogotá
Plaza de Bolivar
(100)
This is the center of Bogotá's colonial district, and is near some of the main buildings of the city: Palace of Justice to the north, the National Capitol to the south south, the Cathedral of Colombia to the east, and the House of the cathedral chapter, Tabernacle Chapel, the Archbishop's Palace, and City Hall to the west. In 1994, it was declared a national monument in Colombia
Castles in Cartagena
Castillo San Felipe de Barajas
(64)
What to say about the castle that my colleagues haven't already said before. The only new information I can provide is that you don't need to take a tour to get there. From Gethsemane, where we stopped it can be easily accessed on foot, even from the walled city. You just have to be encouraged to go through the Cartagena traffic and pay the price of admission. As the saying goes you get to Rome asking (haha). El Castillo San Felipe de Barajas has an undoubted historical value and it is said to be the largest American military castle and also as it's very high up it gives you a panoramic view of the city of Cartagena.
Historical Monuments in Cartagena
Walled City of Cartagena
(61)
These walls were designed in order to protect Cartagena de Indias from suffering ongoing pirate attacks. Its construction was carried out in stages. It began in 1586 with Bautista Antonelli, an Italian engineer in service of the Spanish Crown. It was completed two centuries later. Its average height ranges from 6 to 8 m and is built entirely on coral rock, which is typical in the area. Today the wall only surrounds the old city partially, since part of it was demolished by the initiative of a mayor, which is a real shame. The state of what remains is quite acceptable, although they did make a few bridges so they could move the cars from the "Stone Corral" to the rest of Cartagena. I still say it's a real pleasure to walk along the wall at night or late afternoon when the majority of the tourists have gone, given that during the day the tourist groups come and there are just way too many people.
Airports in Bogotá
El Dorado International Airport
(83)
This 757 owned by Iron Maiden is one of the most beautiful aircraft I've ever seen. This photo was taken on its last tour of South America, at El Dorado International Airport in Bogota, Colombia. The pilot of the aircraft is the singer from Iron Maiden!
Viewpoints in Guatape
The Peñol Stone
(43)
I invite you to visit in the department of Antioquia, which is located in the district of Guatape la piedra del peñoñ, which is surrounded by a vast represea, being its main attraction, which is a rock about 200m of height that you can climb ..... ......... The experience is unforgettable its like seeing the world from a different perspective.
Cathedrals in Zipaquirá
Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá
(47)
I was surprised to find out that this is considered the first wonder of Colombia. This I only learned upon my arrival, as I did not know before hand. I was fascinated at seeing work of this kind in the salt mine, SPECTACULAR!
Museums in Bogotá
Museo Botero
(56)
On your tour of the Candelaria, Bogotá's historic distric, I recommend visiting this spectacular museum. Here one can not only find many works of the author (over 110), Fernando Botero, but also works from his personal collection by artists such as: Dalí, Miró, Picasso, Renoir, Monet, Degas, Klimt, etc.. All this is for free ;) Open Monday to Saturday 9am-7pm and closed on Tuesdays. Take your time and enjoy!
Of Cultural Interest in Villa de Leiva
Villa de Leyva
(39)
One of the most charming villages of Colombia, 100% colonial, with cobble stone streets and a huge central square. On the weekends it fills up because it's only three hours from Bogota, but during the week, it's a peaceful village. Hikes through the surrounding mountains are very nice, and is relatively easy to find fossils.
Of Cultural Interest in Medellín
Pueblito Paisa
(66)
Last April 5th, I was on the hill in Nutivara, also known as "Pueblito Paisa", which was a unique experience because you can learn the Antioch history in all different fields, like gastronomy and architecture. This gives the sensation of going in time to the colonial era. Also, from here you get the best view of the city. You can also spot the city centre and the Holaya Herrera Airport. The weather is also wonderful, and if you want to bring your kite, you can fly it on the lookout.
Of Cultural Interest in Cartagena
Bocagrande
(57)
Heading out of the walls of the old city of Cartagena, you pass the pier where the boats leave, going to Playa Blanca. After five minutes of heading south, you'll arrive in an area that looks like another planet. Bocagrande is a modern area dotted with huge skyscrapers and luxury shopping centres. This is the wealthy side of Cartagena, and the residents live in incredible, Miami-style mansions. Bocagrande has two long stretches of coast. On one side, the sea is strong, wetting the street with its waves. On the other, the Caribbean is completely calm. Although the beaches here aren't fantastic, they're the closest to the old city, so a good option if you want to swim.
Gardens in Bogotá
Bogotá Botanical Garden
(46)
The Bogotá Botanical Garden, founded in 1955 by Colombian scientist Enrique Perez Arbelaez, is a place full of nature and color. Its name honors the scholar Jose Celestino Mutis, director of the botanical expedition. It is located in the west of Bogota, where he promoted and engaged in conservation, environmental education and research of the diversity of the Colombian flora, including the savannah of Bogota. Within its collection you'll find a huge amount of diversity: Andean forest, oak forest, cloud forest, coniferous zone, criptogamium (plants that grow flowers), herbs, a rose garden and greenhouses. Of particular interest is the "systematic", a place where plants are organized by degree of evolution. It has pedestrian and vehicular access, and has a waterfall, laboratories, propagation tunnels, environmental classroom and an auditorium for conferences and concerts. There's a library, restaurant, cafe, children's workshops, and temporary exhibitions of beautiful plants like orchis, roses and bonsai. We took my in-laws here when they traveled to Bogota for the wedding. My mother, a lover of orchids, had already told us that she wanted to come here, which is off the beaten tourist track, away from the historical centre. Being in the botanical garden is like being in a huge park, and you can really find yourself at peace here.
Islands in Cartagena
Isla Barú
(44)
I recommend that you take a tent with you and get a little bit away from the sites that fill up when the boats arrive and you'll have a nice place just for you. Bring water, it's scarce and expensive there! There are small huts to sleep in with beds facing the sea with beautiful views!