Monumento a los Colonizadores, Manizales

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Gaze out over present-day Manizales as you contemplate its foundations at Monumento a los Colonizadores, a monument that depicts and lists the 19th-century settlers who established the city. Using copper wire, sculptor Guillermo Vallejo created the statues to commemorate 150 years of Manizales. The location of the statues also offers panoramic views over the city vista and surrounding areas. Head to the nearby square to round out your visit. Put Monumento a los Colonizadores at the forefront of your travel plans using our Manizales trip itinerary planner .
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  • This is a lovely monument that shows how the brave people from Antioquia decide to found a new place to live and conquer the mountain. It's really sad when you think about the animals and people they ...  more »
  • We spent an afternoon, just walking in this area and spending a moment at this monument. The truth is that you get an nice view on Manizales and in quite a quiet atmosphere.. I went there in bus from ...  more »
  • Inspiring representation of the settlement of Manizales on a grand scale. Realism with a touch of fancy. Great look-outs in all directions from the base.  more »
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  • Beautiful Park, it has a great sculptures about the city, giving a review or replica of the main places of Manizales. In the other hand, some sculptures were built in homage of the foundation of the city.
  • It's very interesting and the composition is so powerful!
  • It is beautiful has spectacular view uma
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  • excellent vantage point
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Where to stay in Manizales

With a good selection of economical hostels and mid-range hotels, it's often easy to find a good deal while in Manizales. Most of the town's better sleeping options are located near Cable Plaza, which boasts a giant shopping mall and a variety of restaurants. For a more authentic experience, consider staying at one of the area's coffee plantations, where you can learn about this major regional industry and discover the secrets of local cuisine.
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