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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  • There is a guide in place that explains everything with a collaboration at the end which is worth it and much. A synthesis of the history of the city and the region
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  • Perfect time I recommend is to watch the sunset, you can eat empanada of the very rich tile and wafer.
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  • Traditional monument where you can learn the history of the settlers of the region. It is a public place, free entry. I recommend you visit in the afternoon towards the end, so you can see the monument, knowing the history and see the beautiful sunsets. Preferable on a day without rain. You can also find food stalls and food according to your tastes.
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  • It's very interesting and the composition is so powerful!
  • It's a.u. interesting tourist attraction
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  • Located in Cyprus, which is one of the most popular in the city. Has a view incredible on the city though when there is fog is difficult see the city. A curiosity is that the monument is unfinished waiting for funds to be completed. As its name suggests the monument is dedicated to the Antioquian colonists who founded the city.
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  • The work made of brass and embossed by the artist from Manizales Luis Guillermo Vallejo, in tribute to the founders of the city, located in one piece, the history told in spectacular images, the colonization of this beautiful land with dedication and strength of its early settlers, recounting the slaughter they endured, opening pass through thick jungles completely Virgin , as the suffering to begin to populate the mountains. With free entry, you get open from 11:00 to 17:00 hours. Located in an end of the neighborhood Cyprus, one of them more popular of the city, as one of them points more tourist by its spectacular view of 360 °, where reaches to see countless populations of Caldas, Choco and Risaralda, as the incomparable factory of sunsets.
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  • In Manizales, in the Cyprus area, is one of the most emblematic and beautiful treasures of the Manizalenos. It is a tourist place par excellence, it tells the story of colonization from the wooden bridge and the fantastic work of the artist from Manizales Luis Guillermo Vallejo, which was erected as a tribute to the founders of the city. Admission is free and you can enjoy a clean, thin and exquisite air along with a luxury 360 view. I very often, it is a delicious encounter with the history and the environment.
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