Capital Cities of colombia

Capital Cities

Our cities

Why explore capital cities of Colombia?

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

Bogotá
Capital Cities of colombia

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Bogotá, Colombia's capital, has about 8 million inhabitants. It has great gastronomic and artistic development along with cultural events and shopping centres, among others.

 

 

Medellín
Capital Cities of colombia

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Medellín, elected City of the Year in the 'Wall Street Journal' contest as the most innovative city in the world, is a pioneer in fashion and urban, social, cultural and educational investment.

 

 

Cali
Capital Cities of colombia

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Anyone can come to Cali to learn to dance in one of the nearly 100 schools sauce. Some travellers are surprised, because their teachers are world champions.

 

 

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The Hay Festival

Every year in late January, Cartagena pays homage to literature during the Hay Festival, one of the most important...
Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, Santa Marta

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Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino

Those who come to Santa Marta can review American history by visiting the Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, the hacienda...
The Cali Fair, Cali

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The Cali Fair

The Cali Fair, held every year from the 25th to the 30th of December, is one of the most important traditional...

Visit parks, museums, and squares

Legends abound in Cartagena. Stroll through the historic center and spot street names such as Callejón de los Estribos...

Enrique Buenaventura local theater

The Teatro Municipal Enrique Buenaventura is the cultural centre of Cali built using early 19th century architecture...

La Merced Chapel

La Merced Chapel is one of the most important places to visit in Cali, as the city’s inaugural Mass was delivered here...

The Naval Club

Located at the tip of Castillogrande and surrounded by the bay of Cartagena and the Caribbean, the Naval Club was...

Visit the Naval Museum

The Caribbean Naval Museum lies within the walls of Cartagena de Indias, between the bastion of San Francisco Javier...

Visit The Vaults

The Vaults are in the northern part of the walled city between the Santa Clara and Santa Catalina forts. With 47 arches...
Proclamation Square, Cartagena de Indias

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Proclamation Square

On this site in the walled city of Cartagena on November 11, 1811, the people gathered to support the Declaration of...
World Salsa Festival, Cali

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World Salsa Festival

The World Salsa Festival takes place in Cali every September; it is an event not to be missed. Famous bands and about 5...

River Cat

A walk along the west bank of the Cali River includes a stop to see an iconic city sculpture: “River Cat” is over 11...

Olaya Herrera National Park

Visitors can find rest and relaxation on trails surrounded by gardens and trees in the Olaya Herrera National Park,...
Miguel Angel Builes Ethnographic Museum

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Miguel Angel Builes Ethnographic Museum

The Miguel Angel Builes Ethnographic Museum opened in Medellin on September 29, 1972 and has since displayed crafts and...

An innovative city

The benefits brought to city residents by the great urban development in recent years was one of the reasons why...

Rafael Uribe Uribe Palace of Culture

In Botero Square, opposite the Museum of Antioquia, stands the Rafael Uribe Uribe Palace of Culture, notable for its...

Customs House Square

Customs House Square, the largest square in Cartagena, was originally a parade ground around which the colonial...
Medellin colombia

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Explore Park

Children especially fun at Explore Park, an interactive centre featuring science and technology. Here you can learn...

International Tango Festival

In late June of each year the International Tango Festival is celebrated in Medellin. This genus, native to the...
Theater Jorge Isaacs, Cali

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Teatro Jorge Isaacs

Built in a French neoclassical style, the Jorge Isaacs Theater is known for its elegant facade with garlands and...

Media Torta

The Media Torta open-air theater near Andes University in central Bogotá is a venue that has adapted to new expressions...