Learn about the art of goldsmithing

Mompox - A destination rich in history and tradition

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Mompox

A destination rich in history and tradition

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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 colonization, when one fifth of the gold collected in the town was sent to Spain. Visit goldsmith workshops and learn about the production of wood and wicker rocking chairs.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

Walking the streets and admiring the colonial architecture of its buildings, learning about the art of filigree gold and exploring nearby swamps are among the plans for travellers to Mompox.