10 Sights in Cali, Colombia (with Map and Images)


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Welcome to your journey through the most beautiful sights in Cali, Colombia! Whether you want to discover the city's historical treasures or experience its modern highlights, you'll find everything your heart desires here. Be inspired by our selection and plan your unforgettable adventure in Cali. Dive into the diversity of this fascinating city and discover everything it has to offer.

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1. La Ermita

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La Ermita

La Ermita Church is a Roman Catholic church located in Santiago de Cali, Colombia. Originally it was a straw construction from the early seventeenth century, established near the Cali River and dedicated to Our Lady of Solitude and the Lord of the Cane.

Wikipedia: Iglesia la Ermita (Cali) (ES)

2. Caliwood

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The Caliwood Museum is a technological museum, located in the west of Santiago de Cali, near the Gato del Río and the Museum of Modern Art La Tertulia and diagonally from the Librería Nacional del Oeste, on the historic Belalcázar Avenue. The institution stands out for its emblematic collection of cinematographic, photographic, graphic and phonographic devices that preferably show the evolution of the filming and film exhibition equipment used in Colombia in the world and especially in the southwestern region of the country, equipment and apparatus that maintained their analog character until well into the 1980s. The collection of professional film projectors, camcorders and the exceptional collection of old cameras are on display, creating the option to observe the technological evolution of such equipment over some 180 years.

Wikipedia: Museo Caliwood (ES), Website

3. Las Tres Cruces

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Las Tres Cruces

Cerro tutelar 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 m above sea level. At its top are the monument of the Three Crosses, a police station and several telecommunications antennas.

Wikipedia: Cerro de las Tres Cruces (ES)

4. Monumento a Sebastian de Belalcazar

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Monumento a Sebastian de Belalcazar Reg Natarajan / CC BY 2.0

The monument to Sebastián de Belalcázar is located in Santiago de Cali, capital of Valle del Cauca, Colombia. The Spanish conquistador Sebastián de Belalcázar founded the city on June 25, 1536. It is one of the most iconic monuments in the city.

Wikipedia: Monumento_a_Sebastián_de_Belalcázar (ES)

5. Mano de la Resistencia del Paro

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The Monument to the Resistance is a large and colorful sculpture that measures 9.50 meters high, in the shape of a left forearm, which is located in the Municipal Historic Center of Puerto Resistencia in the southeast of Santiago de Cali, capital of the Department of Valle del Cauca, in southwestern Colombia. The monument represents the hand of Kay Kimi Krachi, Mayan god of battle, and stands to close the same historical phase that began with the fall of the statue of Sebastián de Belalcazar, founder of the city, to the West. The hand holds a sign with the word "Resist" and is adorned with the names and faces of several of the people who died in the context of the massive protests and all the widespread social unrest that hit the South American nation between April and July 2021.

Wikipedia: Monumento a la Resistencia (ES)

6. Centro Cultural Comfandi

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Centro Cultural Comfandi

The Family Compensation Fund of Valle del Cauca (Comfandi), originally the Family Compensation Fund of Valle del Cauca Comfamiliar Andi, is a private non-profit social enterprise, supervised and controlled by the Superintendence of Family Allowance according to Law 21 of 1982. It is a provider of health, education, subsidies, housing, recreation and cultural services. Comfandi began its work in October 1957; with 277 affiliated companies with the aim of promoting social solidarity between employers and workers through the granting of subsidies in cash or in kind and the provision of services to affiliated workers and their families. In a couple of years, he was closing his family bank supermarkets in some cities/towns in Valle del Cauca.

Wikipedia: Comfandi (ES)

7. El Gato del Río

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El Gato del Río Juan Espinosa / CC BY-SA 2.0

El Gato del Río is a sculpture by Colombian artist Hernando Tejada. The sculpture was inaugurated on July 3, 1996 and is located on the side of the Cali River in Cali, Colombia. Over time, it has turned into a famous landmark of the city along with the monument to Sebastián de Belalcázar and Cristo Rey.

Wikipedia: El Gato del Río (EN)

8. Vestigios antiguo Puente Ortiz

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The Ortiz Bridge is a bridge and national monument. located in Santiago de Cali, in Colombia. It is located in the center of the city and was the first to be built on the Cali River. The engineer of the work was the Franciscan friar Fray José Ignacio Ortiz, a native of Candelaria, who was an amateur engineer.

Wikipedia: Puente_Ortiz (ES)

9. Teatro Jorge Isaacs

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The Jorge Isaacs Theater is a theater built in 1931 and declared a national monument in 1984. It is located in the historic center of the city of Santiago de Cali, in front of the Ortiz Bridge and Los Poetas Park, and adjacent to the La Ermita Church.

Wikipedia: Teatro Jorge Isaacs (ES)

10. Monumento a Joaquín de Cayzedo y Cuero

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The Monument to Joaquín de Cayzedo y Cuero is a pedestrian monument in honor of the Valle del Cauca hero Joaquín de Cayzedo y Cuero, 2nd president of the Confederated Cities of Valle del Cauca shot in 1816 by royalist troops during the historical stage of the reconquest of Colombia.

Wikipedia: Monumento_a_Joaquín_de_Cayzedo_y_Cuero (ES)


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