Marimba music

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The characteristic sound of the marimba’s chonta (palm wood) tablets and reed resonators spreads throughout Colombia thanks to the musical and vocal performances of Afro-Latino groups of the Pacific. Since 2010, Marimba music and traditional chants from Colombia's South Pacific belong to UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

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Hiking up volcanoes and visiting museums, churches, nature reserves, and beaches within reach of Pasto are all on the itinerary in Nariño.