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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  • The bridge over the Cauca River is an excellent piece of engineering located on a magnificent site. Cross it, on foot and by truck, is a small adventure. Unfortunately this very little developed from the tourist: just two faded posters tell the story and a few ramshackle huts offer something. Noooo. The site requires and deserves a small museum with a well-told story and there is a second floor where this could be easily. To see if it works the famous venture paisa...
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  • Very nice place, the climate is very nice the people are very friendly and above all have very good prices on all their typical dishes of the region, I recommend this place to all travelers
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  • Spanning the Rio Cauca not far from Santa Fe de Antioquia (a cheap tuk-tuk ride from town) the bridge which was built in 1895 stands proudly above the churning river waters. Open for cars it has one s...  more »