Holy Week

Santa fe de Antioquia - The soul of Antioquia

Photo by: Viceministerio de Turismo de Colombia

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Santa fe de Antioquia

The soul of Antioquia

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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 de Antioquia every year to watch the processions, in which religious figures depicted by the Quito school are loaded on the shoulders of the faithful. Church concerts are also held during Holy Week.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

In Santa Fe de Antioquia, tourists can cross the Western Bridge hanging over the Cauca River, wander along cobblestone streets, and taste the popular tamarind candy.