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. 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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  • If you haven't visited Monumento a los Colonizadores in Manizales, you haven't seen the city at all. The monument, Agonia, represents the efforts of the first people that are moving to live in the mou...  more »
  • The Monument itself is not the best think to visit, but the view from here at sunset is awesome, I recommend to visit in the afternoon.  more »
  • This monument is a great example of the effort made by the founders of the city. Built in bronze, gather locals and tourists at the sunset to watch a wonderful view of the region.  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!
  • 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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  • A wonderful place with one of the best views on the viewpoint of Cyprus where the history of colonization is represented in totally beautiful bronze works.
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