Santa Marta the town was founded July 29th 1525 by Rodrigo de Bastidas, it is said to be the oldest town of South America. It is the capital city of the department of Magdalena.
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Colombia has a rich colonial history. Many towns and villages still conserve this type of architecture and colonial flair. Amongst these you can find the beautiful small towns of Barichara, Villa de Leyva, Salento, Guatapé or Santa Fe de Antioquia and some other cities like Cartagena, Mompox or Popayan will make you feel like you are in a fairy tale. Furthermore, many UNESCO world heritage sites can be found in this diverse country: Explore the amazing coffee cultural landscapes and the parks of archaeological sites in San Agustín and Tierradentro.
CARIBBEAN & THE NORTH
UNESCO World Heritage Sights
•Historic Center of Santa Cruz de Mompox
• Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments – Cartagena
• Los Katíos, National Park
COFFEE TRIANGLE & ANTIOQUIA
UNESCO World Heritage Sights • Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia
PACIFIC & SOUTHWEST
UNESCO World Heritage Sights • Malpelo Flora & Fauna Sanctuary
• San Agustín Archeological Park
• National Archeological Park Tierradentro