Riverside de Occidente, Santa Fe de Antioquia

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Visit the suspension bridge that has stretched above the town for over 100 years at Riverside de Occidente. Constructed of wood and tense cables, the bridge offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscape and town. You can opt to cross by car or on foot. The site serves as a popular photo opportunity, with the surrounding scenery including waterfalls, mountains, and villages. To visit Riverside de Occidente on your holiday in Santa Fe de Antioquia, and find out what else Santa Fe de Antioquia has to offer, use our Santa Fe de Antioquia vacation builder.
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  • August 2, 2017
    Santafé de Antioquia is a very beautiful village, they were concerned about keeping its streets and facades preserved colonial, if you visit this town must go to meet the suspension bridge, is novel, but none of the other world, to have the photo and know part of the story, a Council, when they go can go by your own car , but it want to pay 15 dollars and make you the tour through the village and take you to the bridge, is about 10 minutes on a motorcycle taxi.
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  • July 29, 2017
    Not very spectacular but you should have seen this bridge. With the tuk tuk return trip starting at the Center is 20,000 pesos-driver wait for your pictures! Just nice if you're in santa fe!
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  • July 24, 2017
    Kust as other tripadvisors suggested, we took the mototaxi to the bridge. We got off and walked to the other side. Really nice views and the just learning about this old bridge and its creator is inte...  more »

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The scenic town of Santa Fe de Antioquia offers atmospheric and characterful lodgings in colonial-era buildings dotted throughout the historic center, the whole thing representing a protected national monument because of its well-preserved architecture. Prices vary according to the views available from rooms and the facilities present on site; do expect higher prices, a result of demand and the cost of upkeep on the old buildings. For a more budget-friendly option, consider staying at one of the campgrounds located in the surrounding rural areas: the solid selection of choices lets you take advantage of the region's natural charms.
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