Capital Cities - Our cities

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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.

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Photo by: ProColombia

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.



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Photo by: ProColombia

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.



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Photo by: ProColombia

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.



Activities and experiences

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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...
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...
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...

The Hay Festival

Every year in late January, Cartagena pays homage to literature during the Hay Festival, one of the most important...

The Naval Club

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

Visit parks, museums, and squares

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

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...

An innovative city

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

At the Coachmen’s Plaza

The Coachmen’s Plaza, the former marketplace for the slave-trade, is the first place visitors encounter when crossing...
Botero Square - masterpieces

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Botero Square

A good place to see outdoor sculptures of artist Fernando Botero Antioquia is the square that bears his name, in the...

Cali Botanical Garden

Located less than a mile from the city zoo, the Botanical Garden of Cali is a great place to learn about the...

Children's Museum

The Children's Museum, in the West of Bogotá, features 20 modules designed for children to play and learn about topics...

Church of Veracruz

The only colonial church that exists in Medellin is Veracruz Church, built in 1682. The Catholic church in the city...

Cisneros Square

Cisneros Square, also called Park of Lights, offers a unique urban landscape: 300 slender columns of bouncing lights...
Visit Corferias, Bogotá

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Corferias International Business and Exhibition Center

Some of the most important events in the country are held in the Corferias International Business and Exhibition Center...

Customs House Square

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

Enrique Perez Arbelaez Orchid farm

Appreciated for its architecture, which is reminiscent of the old sugarcane mills in the Cauca Valley, the Enrique...
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...