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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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...

Juan del Corral Museum

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

Little Devils’ Festival

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

The Chinca Park

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

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...

Religious tourism

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

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...

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...
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...

Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica

The Metropolitan Basilica of Santa Fe de Antioquia, built between 1797 and 1837, is known for its 154-foot-tall tower...

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...
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...

Main Square

A water fountain in the center, palms, ceibas and other trees adorn the main park in Santa Fe de Antioquia. It is...
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...
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...
San Francisco Temple and Cloisters - A walk through history

Photo by: Filiberto Pinzón

San Francisco Temple and Cloisters

A place which tells part of the history of Colombia is Ocaña, which lies 25 km west of Bethlehem Beach. Travellers Can...
Cispatá Bay, Lorica

Photo by: Carolina Parra Guio / Viceministerio de Turismo de Colombia

Cispatá Bay

Cispatá Bay, north of Lorica, is part of the Department of Córdoba and home to the traditional fishing village of San...
Capitán Antonio Ricaurte Museum House, Villa De Leyva, Boyaca

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Capitán Antonio Ricaurte Museum House

“Ricaurte n San Mateo, in atoms flying." A verse of the national anthem alludes to Antonio Ricaurte, the Patriot who...