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Why do cultural tourism at Colombia?

Indians, mestizos, Africans, palenqueros, gypsies, peasants, native islanders and European and Arab immigrants, among others, are all part of the Colombian cultural mosaic.Different ways of seeing the world.  Like the landscapes, cultural events in Colombia are endless. Coastal towns, mountain, forests and grassland, show visitors the customs that form its identity.

Ethnic Diversity

Colombia is a multi-ethnic and diverse nation. We have 84 indigenous peoples, 60 native languages ​​and a black population of about 10 percent of the total.

Celebrations

The calendar is full of events, fairs and festivals in which Colombians celebrate their identity through artistic expressions such as music, dance and theatre.

Culture

Capital Cities like Bogota, Cali and Medellin have a vast array of art, fashion and shopping. ArtBO, Cali Exposhow and Colombiamoda, stand out among other events.  

What you cannot miss

  • Parque Tayrona, Santa Marta

    Archaeological

    A visit to archaeological sites teaches us about pre-Columbian indigenous civilizations who lived in these lands...

  • Templo de las Lajas, Pasto

    Religious

    Visitors can enjoy the many religious events in Colombia ranging from processions and ancient rituals to the...

  • Cartagena amurallada, Cartagena, archivo Fontur

    Capital Cities

     Our vibrant urban life attracts visitors seeking examples of urban development, fashion trends and shopping trips...

  • Acordeonero, festival de la leyenda vallenata, Valledupar

    Cultural Events

    The cultural calendar in Colombia is marked by many different musical and artistic festivals which visitors can...

  • Arroz atollado con comida de mar, Caribe y pacífico colombiano

    Cuisine

    Colombia’s cultural and climatic diversity give rise to an enormous variety of local cuisine ranging from the...

  • Iglesia de Mompox, Santa cruz de Mompox, archivo pueblos patrimonio, Fontur

    Heritage Destinations

    Places which have been designated as world heritage sites are joined by others which Colombia has given...

  • Salsa

    Colombia’s cultural and climatic diversity give rise to an enormous variety of local cuisine ranging from the...