Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Cali, Colombia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 4.3 km
Ascend 196 m
Descend 152 m

Experience Cali in Colombia in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in CaliIndividual Sights in Cali

Sight 1: 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)

752 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 2: Monumento a Jorge Isaacs

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The Monument to Mary, also known as the Monument to George Isaacs, is a monument in homage to the novel Mary and its author, Jorge Isaacs.

Wikipedia: Monumento a Jorge Isaacs (ES)

455 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: Monumento a Simón Bolívar

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The monument to Simón Bolívar is a pedestrian monument that is located in the city of Santiago de Cali, capital of Valle del Cauca.

Wikipedia: Monumento_a_Simón_Bolívar_(Cali) (ES)

1246 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 4: 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)

719 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 5: Capilla de San Antonio

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The Chapel of San Antonio is of the Baroque type, it is located on the Hill of San Antonio in Santiago de Cali, Colombia. In the 15th century, Santiago de Cali had less than 5,000 inhabitants.

Wikipedia: Capilla de San Antonio (Cali) (ES)

654 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 6: 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)

426 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 7: 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


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