Heritage Destinations - World class treasures

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Heritage Destinations

World class treasures

Why do Heritage Destinations tourism in Colombia?

Places which have been designated as world heritage sites are joined by others which Colombia has given unparallelled value. We have a lot to show the world. 

Heritage of humanity
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Photo by: ProColombia

17 declarations of UNESCO as part of the tangible and intangible heritage of humanity, distributed in different places of the country.

Destinations everywhere

17 destinations belong to the Network of Colombian Peoples Heritage, which promotes cultural tourism and helps preserve sites like Honda (Tolima), Girón (Santander) and Buga (Valle del Cauca).

Diversidad de regiones

There are villages in the Network in various regions of the country. Some are Mompox (Bolivar); El Jardín (Antioquia); La Playa de Belen (Norte de Santander); Salamina (Caldas) and Marsh (Magdalena).

Activities and experiences

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Visit the cemetery - A peaceful place

Photo by: Filiberto Pinzón / Viceministerio de Turismo de Colombia

Visit the cemetery

Renowned for its white tombs decorated with statues of angels surrounded by artificial flowers, it is worth spending a...
Western Suspension Bridge , Santa fe de Antioquia

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Western Suspension Bridge

The almost 1,000-foot-long Western Bridge is a hanging bridge suspended over the River Cauca. If you look between the...

San Bernardo del Viento

Lie down on the soft yellow sand and soak up the sun in San Bernardo del Viento, northwest of Lorica. This part of the...
Learn about the art of goldsmithing - Magic in momposinas hands

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Learn about the art of goldsmithing

The history of filigree goldsmithing in Mompox goes back to an indigenous tradition perfected during Colombia’s...

Religious tourism

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

Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica

The Metropolitan Basilica of Santa Fe de Antioquia, built between 1797 and 1837, is known for its 154-foot-tall tower...
Experience Holy Week - A destination steeped in religious tradition

Photo by: Luis Alfredo Domínguez Hazbún

Experience Holy Week

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

Juan del Corral Museum

The Juan del Corral Museum houses a 496-object collection that includes documents, works of colonial art, and...

Main Square

A water fountain in the center, palms, ceibas and other trees adorn the main park in Santa Fe de Antioquia. It is...

Historic Centre of Lorica

Lorica is a town known for its architecture, with a historic center built in a blend of Republican-era and Arabic...
Holy Week - Expressions of faith in Antioquia

Photo by: Filberto Pinzón / Viceministerio de Turismo de Colombia

Holy Week

The deep Catholic tradition of Antioquia is reflected in its Holy Week celebrations. Thousands of people visit Santa Fe...

The Chinca Park

The park's name comes from the nearby church of Our Lady of Chiquinquirá. It also borders the Hotel Mariscal Robledo...
Museum of Religious Art, Popayán

Photo by: Arquidiócesis de Popayán

Museum of Religious Art

An eighteenth-century residence houses the Archdiocesan Museum of Religious Art of Popayán. The museum features a...

Little Devils’ Festival

The Little Devils’ Festival is the oldest celebration of Antioquia. It has been held every December since 1653 with...

Santa Fe de Antioquia Film Festival

Many of the films, documentaries, and short films at the Santa Fe de Antioquia Film Festival are shown outdoors. That's...

Archbishop's Palace

The archbishop's palace was the seat of the bishops who supported the missionary work of the Holy Mother Laura Montoya...
Religious art, Mompox

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Religious art

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

Sun and fruit route

The Sun and Fruit Route is a tourist route that begins with the three-mile-long Fernando Gómez Martínez tunnel that...

Barichara Observation Point

In Barichara, hurrying is not a concern, and that's a good thing, especially when it comes to contemplating the...
Basilica of Our Lady of Monguí - Faith in the Town

Photo by: Óscar Botero / Viceministerio de Turismo de Colombia

Basilica of Our Lady of Monguí

The most important religious building in Monguí the main church and convent - called the Basilica of Our Lady of Monguí...
Don Juan de Castellanos' house

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Don Juan de Castellanos' house

'Eulogies of illustrious men of the Indies' is don Juan de Castellanos' most famous work in 113,000 versus the writer...