Monumento a los Colonizadores, Manizales

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Monument Landmark
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. To visit Monumento a los Colonizadores on your holiday in Manizales, and find out what else Manizales has to offer, use our Manizales family vacation planner.
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  • from there, the landscape is incredible at sunset, quiet and cosy, good place to relax. also nearby can eat the famous cholao and enjoy a unique coffee
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  • Excellent view from this place, besides the monument is very beautiful, the artist really express what I mean colonization
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  • Is super cute. I love to see the sunsets there hopefully with a good wafer of Cyprus. The plan is very good.
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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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