Issuu on Google+

TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA

TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA

TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA

TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA

TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA

TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA

TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA

TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA


TAYRONA PARK

TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA


TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA

On April 24, 1964 through Resolution No. 191 of the Colombian Institute for Agrarian Reform - INCORA declared the region a natural park to guarantee the reservation and ecosystem conservation, the resolution was amended by the Agreement in April 1969 and approved by Resolution 292 of INDERENA the same year.

A 34 km from the city of Santa Marta is one of the most important natural parks of Colombia. It is home to a large number of species distributed in regions with different climatic zones ranging from sea level to heights of 900 m.


Of the 15,000 hectares of the park, 3,000 are marine area In the coastal strip of the park are distributed over 350 species of algae while terrestrial flora has over 770 different plant species. This park is known for its tropical scenery, coral reefs, white beaches, rocky shores, mangroves and lagoons

TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA


LA QUINTA DE SAN PEDRO ALEJANDRINO

TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA


is an estate founded February 2, 1608 by Don Francisco De Godoy and courtesy, was the place where Simon Bolivar spent his last days, and where he died on December 17, 1830. La Quinta is located in the neighborhood Mamatoco, in the city of Santa Marta, Magdalena Department, Colombia. La Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino is considered a sanctuary of the homeland. It also places the seventeenth century a farm dedicated to the production of rum, honey and brown sugar. TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA


TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA

Carnaval of Barranquilla


TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA

More than 1 million people, visitors and locals annually participate in the festival, which is celebrated in April from Saturday through Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, usually in February, and sometimes early March. It has a tradition of more than one hundred years. The Carnival season begins the second Saturday in January when the holidays begin public and verbenas, however, other activities directly related to the carnival happen during much of the year


TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA

The Carnival of Barranquilla birth occurred in the nineteenth century, and currently involves about 500 folk groups (costumes and floats) and generates an estimated 40 billion pesos in revenue


Carnival is a cultural event in which all varieties express cultural and folklore of the Caribbean Coast and the most diverse local cultural events, popular music and dance. It is the most representative of the city that attracts and strangers.

TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA


Providencia and Santa Catalina

TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA


TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA

One of the main attractions of Old Providence and Santa Catalina, are its beautiful beaches: Manchineel Bay, Southwest Bay and Freshwater Bay. Another favorite activity of tourists is the rise to "Peak", the highest point of the island, located 360 meters above sea level, where you can enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of the islands of the sea multicolor and extensive coral reef. Horseback riding is also very popular.


Its spectacular structures and its rich marine life attracted attention worldwide divers who come to explore and marvel at the cracks, caves and huge walls that make up the reef. The boat trip around the islands, is another popular activity for visitors, where you can see amazing geological formations as the Head of Morgan, "Split Hill" and Cayo Basalt north of Santa Catalina, or you, visit other beautiful beaches that this place offers. TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA


Johnny Cay

TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA


TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA

White sand beaches embracing the green of the palm trees beneath them cool shade in which exquisite taste fried banana mojarras and delicious cocktails.


TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA

The beach is perfect for walking to get around the island. excel in some areas exotic coral formations makes some beautiful water wells that reflect the blue sky, to merge with the sea itself.


Axis Coffee

TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA


the coffee is a prosperous and generous travelers who seduces the aroma of coffee and charming landscapes. • Majestic roads, consecrated workers and an infinite green horizon are the benefits of this land that evokes the magic of nature and the hospitality of its inhabitants.

TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA


TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA

The departments of Caldas, QuindĂ­o and Risaralda up the Coffee Triangle, so called because in this territory of Colombia grows the best coffee in the world. Learn about the process of cultivation and production of Colombian coffee is a fascinating experience


TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA

Walking through the plantations can hear the song of the collectors is born in the thick grass to become the voice of the mountain. These melodies reminiscent of the work and dedication involved a cup of coffee. Hands and tireless workers who choose the best fruit and become one of the most popular drinks in the world


The clock tower

TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA


TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA

The main entrance of the old city of Cartagena de Indias was located in the Clock Tower. At first, the clock tower was only one arc to go, I mean the middle. Originally, the door had a weapons room and a chapel inside which was then replaced by two arcs remaining in the eighteenth century. This construction is largely damaged during an enemy invasion.


TOURIST PLACES COLOMBIA

Even today, in this splendid work, we can see in the central arch brands and sites of the old pendulum clock in 1888, were replaced by present and receive the name of the Clock Tower. The external appearance of the tower has its central arch, a Tuscan-style portico and the interior is rather severe. This is an important place to take pictures and to begin a tour of the historic center of Cartagena de Indias.


tourist places colombia