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Bordered to the north by the Caribbean Sea, to the east and northeast by Venezuela, to the southeast by Brazil, to the south and southwest by Ecuador and Peru, to the west by the Pacific Ocean, and to the northwest by Panama, Colombia is a country in the South American continent. A plethora of travellers hops on flights to Colombia to travel the length and breadth of its many idyllic cities, such as its capital city of Bogotá, Cali, Medellín, or Cartagena, to take delight in the colourful and vibrant Barranquilla Carnival and wallow in the awe-inspiring natural beauty of the mountain range of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and Tayrona National Park.
Although the territory of Colombia is divided into six main regions, each of them shares the amiability and warmth that intrinsically characterize the country as well as stands out for having its own sui generis charm. Every city boasts incredible destinations and offers amazing unprecedented experiences that persuade tourists to visit them through and through and keep visiting them. While the very first region of the Greater Colombian Caribbean is indubitably much more than the sun and sea, the Western Colombian Andes is renowned for mountains of flowers and coffee. The region of the Colombian Pacific is all about the flavours of the sea and forest.
When it comes to the fourth region of Eastern Colombian Andes, it takes pride in serving as home to legendary valleys and moors. The Colombian Massif enjoys its ancestral origins and lastly, the Colombian Amazon-Orinoco is home to sacred rainforests and plains. All in all, Colombia has ample places waiting to be explored by tourists, which is why, they are often spoilt for choice.
Best Places to Visit in Colombia
The historic coastal city of Cartagena is one of the most captivating places in Colombia that’s visited by swarms of tourists and locals alike. It features a pleasant blend of vibrant Caribbean culture and colonial charm that make this city sought-after. The Old Town of Cartagena is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that boasts cobblestone streets, vivid buildings, and intriguing forts. You must explore the formidable fortress of the Castillo San Felipe de Barajas which has a complex network of tunnels, or make sure to saunter through the joyful streets lined with art galleries, shops, restaurants, and art galleries.
A metropolis that was once infamous for its drug cartels is now a thriving metropolis revered for its innovative urban planning and coruscating cultural scenes. Parque Arví gondola system is the epitome of the epic transformation of the city. It provides visitors the opportunity to marvel at the city’s panoramic vistas as the gondola takes them through lush mountains. You can also make your way to the Botero Plaza which is home to a lot of sculptures by renowned Colombian artist Fernando Botero, or immerse yourself in the indigenous history at the Museo de Antioquia. The clement climate of Medellín and its amiable atmosphere is nothing less than the cherry on the cake and make it all the more enchanting for travellers.
Tayrona National Natural Park
Nestled between the Caribbean Sea and the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta is the Tayrona National Park. It is a natural paradise that is renowned for its sui generis blend of ecosystems. The park boasts picturesque beaches, dense tropical forests, and archaeological ruins of the indigenous Tayrona civilization. You can embark on as many hiking trails as you want, including those leading to the beautiful Cabo San Juan beach. The diverse flora and fauna of the park, such as howler monkeys and exotic birds, indubitably make it a haven for nature enthusiasts and beach lovers alike.