The Alligator Man

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The Alligator Man

Legend has it that a man who lives by the Magdalena River and in order to spy on beautiful women becomes an alligator thanks to a potion. This story is the origin of celebrations that take place in Plato, 270 miles south of Santa Marta: The Alligator Man Festival. In this town you can also see the Alligator Man Park and the monument to this legend.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

Here are activities for everyone here: be seduced by the streets of the oldest city in Colombia, live the emotions of adventure sports and swimming with dolphins, among many others.