San Agustín

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San Agustín is known for its historic landmarks and cultural treasures represented in the archaeological park and museums. The native communities, who lived in this region, practiced death rituals for their chiefs and warriors and entombed them beneath archaeological figures with all their belongings. It is located in the department of Huila which is known for its rice production and its large tracts of land. The most important river of Colombia – the Rio Magdalena – originates in this department, in El Páramo de las Papas. Discover the archaeological treasures and diverse magnificent landscapes in this area of Colombia!