Centro Historico de Santa Cruz de Mompox, Mompos

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Take a step back in time to a living and breathing Spanish colonial city with a visit to Centro Historico de Santa Cruz de Mompox. The city played an important role in the Spanish colonization of South America. During the 16th and 19th centuries, the city developed parallel to the river to create a barrier along the riverbank and protect against flooding. Much of the historic architecture has been preserved, and many of the buildings still serve their original purpose. Experience the stunning simplicity of the colorful buildings and lush vegetation that surrounds. Add Centro Historico de Santa Cruz de Mompox to your Mompos travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Mompos tourist route planner.
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  • A great experience, appears to be an arrest at the time, relive the history. Worth walking through the streets and reconstruct the history of our country.
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  • Mompos is not the easiest place to get to, but the partly bumpy journey (from which ever direction) is worth the effort with some delightful scenery surrounding the town. There are some excellent exam...  more »
  • cannot be more interesting to explore this city anchored in the past and full of mystery and magic. is a very different experience
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