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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  • It is a beautiful and emblematic site to visit any day of the week especially if it is a sunny day.
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  • Very beautiful sculptures and the landscape that is forced, flowers and great quality images, go to Cyprus, eating the wafer!
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  • It represents the work of all the carriers colonising these lands from the old Caldas. The expressions in each component of the monument are impressive as well as allegories. For those who descend from this lineage is a monument not to be missed!.
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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!
  • excellent vantage point
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  • Excellent view of the city, my detailed sculptures and a great atmosphere.
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  • Great Park surrounding the masterpiece of casting "monument to the colonizers" safe and quiet place for enjoyment of the landscape that surrounds the city of Manizales.
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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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