Places To Visit

CRISTO REY

Cristo Rey is a statue 26 meters tall located in the Hill of the Crystals in the village of Los Andes, west of the city of Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia. The hill is so named because of the large amount of quartz that could be collected in the surrounding area. On Sunday, October 25, 1953, the statue was inaugurated at its summit an image of Christ in celebration of the fifty years following the end of the War of a Thousand Days. It is made of iron and concrete, with a mass of 464 tons and a height of 26m, of which 5m belong to the pedesta. We invite you to visit this place with traveltocali.com

PARQUE ARTESANAL LA LOMA DE LA CRUZ

The history of Parque Atesanal La Loma De La Cruz begins in 1987 when the company Artesanías de Colombia opens a branch in the Valle del Cauca , in order to provide an organized space for local artisans. was officially inaugurated on December of July of 1990 with an agreement signed by Colombia and Crafts Hall. In December of 1992 Handicrafts Colombia closes the branch and in 1993 delivered the park management to town. In order to promote craft activities and sales, and in order to turn the place into an exhibition center. We invite you to visit this place with traveltocali.com

SAN ANTONIO

San Antonio is a well-known neighborhood in the west of Cali. Bordered on the north by El Peñón neighborhood, where the house of the poet and writer from Valle del Cauca Jorge Isaacs stands out, to the east with the La Merced neighborhood and 5th Street, to the south-east with Santa Rosa and San Bosco, in the south with San Cayetano and in the west with the San Antonio Aqueduct and Los Cristales. San Antonio is famous and recognized as a traditional neighborhood, for its colonial architecture and its history. It has been declared an urban landmark, area of heritage interest and urban preservation in 2000, its chapel and its hill were declared a national monument in the year of 1993. We invite you to visit this place with traveltocali.com

SEBASTIÁN DE BELALCÁZAR

The monument to Sebastián De Belalcázar is located in the city of Santiago de Cali , capital of Valle del Cauca. It is a tribute to the conqueror Sebastián de Belalcázar , who founded the city in 1536 and it is one of the most iconic monuments of the city.The monument consists of the statue of the conqueror made in cast bronze, with the right hand pointing to the west, that is, towards the Pacific , and with his left hand holding his Tizona sword. The figure of the conqueror rests on a pedestal in which the coat of arms of Santiago de Cali and a plaque with the dedication are engraved. The monument is located in a square on the hill that bears the name of the conqueror. We invite you to visit this place with traveltocali.com

BOULEVARD DEL RIO

The Boulevard Of The Colombia Avenue, also known as the Boulevard Del Rio because it is located on the banks of the Cali River, is a boulevard located in the historic center of the city of Santiago de Cali, Colombia. It bears the name of the avenue that once passed in the place where the boulevard is today and which continues to operate by means of a tunnel located directly below it, this being the longest urban tunnel in Colombia. We invite you to visit this place with traveltocali.com

EL GATO DEL RIO

The Gato Del Río is a work of the painter and sculptor Hernando Tejada which he donated to the city of Cali, Colombia, and which was installed on the banks of the river tutelar of the city, in the northwest sector of the city, known as Normandy. Over time it has become one of the most emblematic monuments of the city, along with the statue of Sebastián de Belalcázar and the Cerro de Cristo Rey. We invite you to visit this place with traveltocali.com

MUSEO DE LA CAÑA

The Museo De La Caña De Azúcar is part of the Piedechinche farm, located 42 kilometers from Santiago de Cali, between the municipalities of Palmira and El Cerrito (see map). The region has an average temperature of 23°C and is located at 1,100 meters above sea level. This area of the department of Valle del Cauca was the cradle of the first sugar mills of importance that gave rise to the sugar industry. We invite you to visit this place with traveltocali.com

CERRO DE LAS TRES CRUCES

Tutelary hill of the city of Cali, Colombia located in the township of Montebello in the rural area of ​​the municipality. It is located northwest of the city and is 1480 meters above sea level. At its top are the monument of Las Tres Cruces, a police station and several telecommunications antennas. We invite you to visit this place with traveltocali.com

KILÓMETRO 18

The Kilometer 18 is a Viewpoint of the city of Cali, located on the outskirts of the city at exactly 18 km, that is why it is called the Kilómetro 18. It is one of the best viewpoints in the city. We invite you to visit this place with traveltocali.com

LAGO CALIMA

Calima Lake is the largest artificial lake in Colombia with an area of 70 km2. It is located in the municipality of Darién in the Valle del Cauca Department. The lake is part of a hydroelectric project for generating power for the department. C.V.C (Corporación Autónoma Regional del Valle del Cauca) started construction of the lake by 1961. Calima Lake has become a place for water sports and leisure activities. Vacation centers, restaurants and camping zones were built near the lake, and is currently a popular place frequented by both national and international tourists, especially those from nearby cities and towns like Cali and Buga. The elevation of the lake is 1,500 meters (4,900 feet) above sea level. We invite you to visit this place with traveltocali.com

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