10 attractions paint the splendor of Colombia

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Colombia is one of the most popular, modern and attractive destinations for South America. It is a beautiful, upscale country with enormous ingredients in fresh beaches, rich mountains, modern cities, ancient history and unique culture. Colombia, which is taking a steady step towards turning the page on internal fighting is a global tourist symbol, so today we will learn about 10 favorite destinations for tourists in Colombia to help you plan your next trip there.

Valle de Cocora .. home of the wax palms

You should know that Colombia’s national emblem is the palm trees from which the wax is extracted. If you like the area that is a symbol of this emblem, Valle de Cocora is your ideal address. This splendid beauty spot is steeped in exceptional greenery, and the site, along with the distinctive trees, attracts many visitors due to the many activities that can be practiced in it such as horse riding and car tours, as well as a 6-hour walking tour with professionals.

Ciudad Perdida .. the magic of nature

Many of Colombia’s natural sites are still classified as jungle and Ciudad Perdida is located in the heart of that wilderness. This region has a distinguished history as the Tayrona Indians built around it a colony that was the center of culture and today there are circular stone formations around these bushes. Organized tours to the region, where visitors can practice many activities, especially camping, walking and nature exploration.

Caño Cristales .. surreal natural colors

A natural site should be on the list of visits to any tourist in Colombia called Caño Cristales or Liquid Rainbow or the River of Five Colors ,. Unfortunately, the site has been closed to tourists since 1989 due to the presence of fighters of the separatist organization FARC, but tourism companies have recently started offering tours to the place after the situation calmed down (it is reported that a peace agreement was signed in the past days in the country). The river is located outside the town of La Macarena in Serrania Park. Plants, rocks, sand and other natural elements of the river allow you to get these wonderful colors that include black, white, green, yellow and red depending on where you watch it! Visitors can also head to Los Cuarzos Waterfalls and swim in the natural pools that form from the river itself in a surreal scenery.

Los Nevados Park

Los Nevados National Park is located high among a group of volcanic formations, characterized by its impressive beauty. The main attractions of the park are Nevado del Ruiz and Nevado del Tolimo, which are covered in snow. Walking and camping trips are among the most prominent activities that can be practiced and wildlife can also be discovered, as there is an amazing array of rare animals.

Barranquilla Carnival

While many people only know about the annual Rio Festival in Brazil, the annual Barranquilla City Festival is the second largest festival in the world! During the city’s festival, Barranquilla is filled with carnivals, music and street performances. Celebrations start with the battle of roses, as the shows are organized on the street with colorful patterns decorated with the most beautiful roses. Participants wear light colors and clothes representing the ancient Colombian heritage.

The amazing Santuario de Las Lajas

Santuario de Las Lajas is one of Colombia’s amazing religious sites due to its unique architecture. This edifice was built on a bridge above the Guaitara Bridge in a magnificent sight while the cathedral was built in the 20th century based on contributions from local residents and there is also a small museum in the cathedral building. It is within easy reach of the neighboring village of Ipiales where visitors can take a tour with a guided guide there.

Bogota and Monserrate

The Cuban capital, Bogota, is unique in the world due to its high altitude from the sea surface, and one of the most prominent monuments is Monserrate, which is located on the highest mountain of the same name. This religious shrine built in the 17th century offers panoramic views of the capital. The best way to discover its pogos is by land and train tramway that also reaches Monserrate. From above you will get great views of Bogotá and its modern setting.

The magic of history in Cartagena

One of the most famous tourist sites in Colombia is the ancient part of Cartagena. The city is the first Spanish colony in the country, while the old town is an example of colonial architecture. The old section, also known as Ciuadad Amurallada, includes many important tourist sites, including Plaza Trinidad, which is filled with beautiful small cafes, as well as restaurants that offer delicious seafood, given that the city overlooks the sea.

Caribbean view in Tayrona

In the far north of the country lies Tayrona National Park, which borders the Caribbean Sea and offers stunning sea views to tourists. One of the best points in the park is La Piscina, where natural coral reefs transform the place into a protected swimming area. Snorkelling and snorkelling in “La Bicina” provides an opportunity to see distinct types of marine creatures. You will also get great views of the Caribbean along the wide sandy beach in the park.

The wonders of salt in Zipaquira

An hour away from the capital, Bogotá, Zipaquira is a city known as the country’s salt mine and the city was known for its richness due to its specialization in this field. One of the most prominent landmarks of the city is Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá, which is a cathedral built almost entirely from salt! Although it is an important tourist destination, the cathedral hosts more than 3,000 worshipers every Sunday. Around the cathedral is the Salt Park, where visitors can see many salt-based monuments, and learn more about these artifacts at the Brine Museum.

10 attractions paint the splendor of Colombia - 10 attractions paint the splendor of Colombia
The magic of history in Cartagena

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The wonders of salt in Zipaquira

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Barranquilla Carnival

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Los Nevados Park

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Bogotá

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Bogota and Monserrate

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Ciudad Perdida .. the magic of nature

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The amazing Santuario de Las Lajas

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Valle de Cocora .. home of the wax palms

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Caribbean view in Tayrona

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Caño Cristales .. surreal natural colors

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