Mompox

  • Place: Mompox, Bolívar Region: Caribbean Date: April 13 - 19, every year (varies according to...

  • metalwork

    Photo by: Galo Naranjo

    Where: Mompox, Bolívar Region: Caribbean Material: silver Mompox filigree Photo by: Galo Naranjo...

  • Metalwork

    Photo by: Galo Naranjo

    Filigree Photo by: Galo Naranjo The Indian store of knowledge and the strong Spanish and Arab...

  • Mompox: a colonial island in the Magdalena River

    Photo by: James Bailey

    Church in Mompox Photo by: Leonardo Canion Close to the famous city of Cartagena de Indias, in...

  • The menu includes roasted, fried, and stewed mojarras, catfish, and bocachicos; pork, beef, and...

  • The Easter celebrations that have been held in Mompox since 1564 have yet to lose their luster....

  • Mompox Jazz Festival - Music by the river

    Photo by: Viceministerio de Turismo de Colombia

    Lively rhythms can be heard in Mompox every October during the International Jazz Festival, where...

  • Photo by: ProColombia

    The heat in Mompox is overwhelming; if you find yourself needing to cool off, take a break in a ...

  • The same sense of wonder that you feel after discovering Mompox, a jewel of colonial architecture ...

  • Learn about the art of goldsmithing - Magic in momposinas hands

    Photo by: ProColombia

    The history of filigree goldsmithing in Mompox goes back to an indigenous tradition perfected...

  • Experience Holy Week - A destination steeped in religious tradition

    Photo by: Luis Alfredo Domínguez Hazbún

    The Easter celebrations that have been held in Mompox since 1564 have yet to lose their luster....

  • Religious art, Mompox

    Photo by: ProColombia

    "If I owe Caracas my life, I owe Mompox my glory," reads the inscription on the monument in the...

  • Visit the port of Magangué - The first step towards Mompox

    Photo by: Filiberto Pinzón / Pueblos Patrimoniales

    Magangué is a town located on the banks of the Magdalena River, important because of its function...

  • Visit the cemetery - A peaceful place

    Photo by: Filiberto Pinzón / Viceministerio de Turismo de Colombia

    Renowned for its white tombs decorated with statues of angels surrounded by artificial flowers, it...

  • You don’t have to visit during Easter to witness the fervor of devotion and the Catholic traditions...

  • Religion and music are important to the citizens of Mompox. Highlights include the Holy Week...

  • Restored mansions often accommodate visitors to Mompox, though hostel lodging and hotel options...

  • Mompox - A destination rich in history and tradition

    Photo by: Viceministerio de Turismo de Colombia

    Photo by: Galo Naranjo Life in Mompox is tempered by the gentle breeze off the Magdalena River,...