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Touristic Places In ColombiaPresentation Transcript
TOURISTIC PLACES IN COLOMBIA César Leandro Zamora Pérez
Cartagena de indias Cartagena is a place of romance, legends and perfect beauty. When walking inside the walls of this city, visitors feel transported to the sixteenth century, with its wonderfull streets and wooden balconies with flowers, with its quiet waters and beautiful beaches, rich cuisine and their intense life night.
Parque arqueológico de san agustín In the San Agustin Archaeological Park in the interior of Colombia, in the sources of the Magdalena River, is an archaeological site whose owners do not know much. Sculptures of human beings and jaguars mixed abound. More than 350 of these figures. The oldest are 2500 years and the latest about 1200. World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1995.
Museo nacional The National Museum of Colombia is located near the neighborhood Candelaria and Colombia's oldest and one of the oldest in America. The building with stone façade and an interior garden today houses over 20,000 pieces that are part of the historical and cultural heritage of Colombia, also is the site for temporary exhibitions.
San andrés islands San Andres is an island of 26 square kilometers in the Colombian coast. Its sea has seven colored product formed by limestone sediments arrecifes color. Has the third largest barrier reef in the world. Declared a Biosphere Reserve. It has an average temperature of 27 degrees C.
Plaza de bolívar Located in downtown Bogotá, Plaza Bolivar and Plaza Mayor is undoubtedly the heart of the city. The large area that houses magnifies the surrounding buildings, making the crossing or visit who feel serenity and harmony, for this and other reasons it was declared a National Monument in 1994.
Catedral de sal The Salt Cathedral is a church built inside a salt mine Zipaquirá, in the Sabana of Bogotá, is a religious center and one of the most famous Catholic shrines in the country where he performs every year on the Via Crucis of Jesus. Inside we find a rich art collection made in salt and marble that attracts thousands of pilgrims and tourists.
Popayán The city of Popayan is a Colombian city capital of the province of Cauca, has several nicknames such as White City, and City Fertile. Unesco declared in 2005 as the first city of gastronomy is its variety. The Cauca’s kitchen has been passed from generation to generation with their traditional methods.
Plaza de botero The Plaza Botero is a very safe park raised enormous, lighted shelters 23 monumental sculptures donated by Fernando Botero, also in this square is the Museum of Antioquia in the Art Deco building.
monserrate The Monserrate Santuary is on the hill of the same name, you can access it by walking through a forest of eucalyptus centenary, by cable car or funicular. The panoramic view of the city of Bogota is impressive.
tequendama Tequendama Falls waterfall is a native of Colombia, located in the province Cundinamarca. It is located approximately 30 km southwest of Bogota.