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You will find a selection of beautiful photos taken by the lenses of people who have toured various destinations of this marvelous country in the Photo Gallery of Colombia’s Tourism Portal.
Some photos belong to the image bank of the Vice Presidency for Tourism; others were donated by professional photographers; and still others, donated by local and foreign tourists.
Enjoy a tour through the images; get acquainted with our country, its sites, cities, beaches, people, and customs. Go for it! Journey through Colombia and enter an adventure you will never forget.
Leticia, Isla de los Micos (Monkey Island), and the Amacayacu National Park, with its lush nature and virgin jungle, are part of the Colombian Amazon jungle, one of the country’s greatest treasures. In the pictures, you will see the beautiful scenery of the world’s most copious river and characteristic animal and vegetable species of the region.
Admire the images of this lovely, warm region. You will enjoy marvelous landscapes and different tourist sites that will make you fall more in love with Colombia. Antioquia is a land of charming villages and many activities to carry out. Tour the prettiest sites in the department through these images.
Ancient cities, stone carvings, bones, fine metalwork, and an astonishing assortment of remains found will tell you astounding tales of cultures that inhabited the Andean plateaus, valleys, and coasts of pre-Columbian Colombia. A trip to the sites of millenarian cosmologies could also involve a journey into our inner selves. We recommend it to lovers of diversity and human wisdom.
Ever since colonial times, the department of Huila and its capital, Neiva, celebrate the festivities of San Juan and San Pedro – a large cultural sample full of music, dance, and costume parades. It is there, in Neiva, where the tourist can appreciate the best dancers of bambuco, a traditional dance of the Andes, characterized by the elegance of its movements and precious, colorful dresses.
Barranquilla, its architecture, port, and carnival, and the cheerfulness of its people are reflected in these images. The city, traditionally known also as La Arenosa (the sandy one) or Curramba la bella (the beautiful one), invites tourists to take delight in photographs that suit every taste.
In this selection, you will enjoy photos of Bogota, the capital of Colombia, a city located on an extensive plateau at 2,600 meters above sea level, as well as surroundings like Villa de Leyva. Bogotá and the nearby region are an ideal point of departure for getting to know Colombia.
Do not miss these images of Cali, the capital of salsa and sugar cane, a city of immense spaces devoted to tourism and recreation. You can also see photos of the department of Valle del Cauca, the city of Buga and its Basilica of the Lord of the Miracles, Calima Lake, and other interesting sites.
Cartagena is a city full of contrasts. Declared a World Heritage Site in 1984 by UNESCO, it has charming colonial, republican, and modern architecture. Enjoy photos of its old streets, the walled city, lovely balconies, golden beaches, and the palenqueras (traditional fruit vendors). Undoubtedly, Cartagena is a city to fall in love with.
The Coffee Triangle is a wonderful place for Nature-lovers, extreme sports, adventure, good food, historic buildings and fantastic scenery. This is the place for some wonderful experiences, close to the pleasant, hardworking small-farmers - people who are genuinely fond of their fellows, who share the traditions of the coffee culture with their visitors.
A green spell, the cradle of water. The Colombian Pacific is a natural destination par excellence that amazes the senses with its jungles, exotic beaches, fauna, flora, and hospitable people with a wealth of native customs and lifestyles. The Colombian Pacific region is a world you must discover.
Cultural Coffee Landscape provides you with the most beautiful typical scenery in Colombia: coffee haciendas and farms, natural beauty, traditional Jeeps, and the unparalleled kindness of its people. The pictures of this destination will give you the reason to visit us soon.
The Festival of the Vallenata Legend is one of Colombia’s most representative musical events. It takes place every year in Valledupar, enriching the folkloric wealth of this Colombian musical genre. In our photo gallery, you will discover the magic behind the rhythms played by the accordion, the guacharaca (scraper), and the caja (drum).
Medellín, the city of eternal spring, scenic mountains, the Flower Fair and Botero sculptures and its surroundings attract visitors as if they were magnets. Admire the images of this warm, friendly city, enjoy its urban spaces, dare to get to know it.
Discover the ecological and cultural diversity of our rich country in these images of the National Natural Parks of Colombia.. Immerse yourself in the ecological and cultural diversity of Colombia. Admire it in entire its splendor in the spectacular natural landscapes of enchanting places like the Amacayacu, Los Estoraques, and Los Nevados parks, among others.
Providencia and Santa Catalina, two islands in the Colombian Caribbean, joined by the magical and picturesque Lovers Bridge, are an excellent haven for all kinds of tourists: families, lovers, friends, etc. Come closer to this place that, like few others, still preserves its natural charm.
Providencia y Santa Catalina en el Caribe colombiano, unidas por el mágico y pintoresco Puente de los Enomorados, constituyen un excelente refugio para todo tipo de turistas: familias, enamorados, amigos, etc. Acércate a este lugar que como pocos guarda aún su encanto natural.
San Andres island is the perfect destination for lovers of sun, beach, and nature. This marvelous Caribbean island constitutes a permanent invitation to enjoy its interesting architecture, exquisite gastronomy, autochthonous musical rhythms, and the incredible hospitality of its inhabitants.
Santa Marta and Sierra Nevada, the oldest city in South America, has an unequalled heritage, beautiful beaches in Tayrona Park and the village of Taganga, and a complex network of ecosystems on the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, a unique mountain range you should definitely not miss. Santa Marta and its bay and surroundings are full of magic.
Lavish landscapes, extreme sports, and beautiful architecture are some of the attractions of the department of Santander. A land full of emotion and beauty that will surprise you with unforgettable moments. In the photos, you may see what Santander has to offer as a destination.
Colombia has two coasts and over 300 surprisingly pretty beaches for all tastes: from exotic, tranquil seashores to busy paradises of tropical water. Colombia’s beaches on the Pacific and the Atlantic are magnificent stages for an intense enjoyment of the sea.