San Agustin Archaeological Park, San Agustin

Visit the world's largest necropolis at San Agustin Archaeological Park, a World Heritage-listed group of monuments and megaliths depicting a variety of human, animal, and abstract figures. The park features a large collection of tombs and sculptures from a pre-Columbian society that populated the nearby area between the 1st and 8th centuries CE. Stroll the lush forest and see burial mounds, religious idols, sculptures of supernatural beings, and a large monument built into a stream bed. Visit the onsite museum for interesting exhibits and more information about the Andean civilization and its mysterious culture. Using our online itinerary creator, San Agustin attractions like San Agustin Archaeological Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • After a day of track you do not regret moving in front of all these tombstones don't hesitate to go down the River to see the infrastructure development by the tribes. regret the awful protection roof
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  • We enjoyed our visit to the park but we had to have an additional guide as they do not allow non park guides to take you around, we found this annoying as we were allocated a Spanish speaking guide an...  more »
  • Alerio our guide was brilliant. We were taken around the park by Alerio and his grand daughter Juana who was our translator organised through the ground agent Colombia 57. They are both brilliant. We ...  more »
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  • Have been all over the world and seen most major sites...Yea I have. This site was a surprise and well worth the visit. Do not walk up the hill along the side of the road or you will be taking your life in your own hands. Take the collectivo for 1200 pesos. Bring snacks, water and a blanket to lay on. Take your time, no rush.
  • Super cool. You don't need a guide. It's really easy to walk around and explore on your own.
  • Nice place, really awesome little stone fellas! (Did the main site and it was awesome, however i thought it was gonna be bigger)
  • There is absolutely loads to see here, my one regret is not getting a guide to show me around. However, there are plenty of signs explaining the history in English and Spanish. My only issue was the park was pretty expensive in comparison to other activities within the area. However, I did enjoy myself and the views from the top were pretty damn spectacular.
  • Don't miss the view from Lavapatas. It's well worth the moderately easy hike up :) most of the park is in a beautiful bamboo forest giving it a great atmosphere.

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