The canonization of the Colombian Mother Laura represents a new opportunity for religious tourism to Colombia

The traditions and monuments of the Catholic faith that have been followed in Colombia for several centuries are today considered high value tourist attractions for those who look to deepen their spirituality and learn about the local culture.


the religious processions in Popayan of Holy Week - Tourism in Colombia

the religious processions in Popayan of Holy Week – Tourism in Colombia Republic of Colombia – South America


One such award is the Intangible World Cultural Heritage Site declaration. In 2009, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), recognized the traditional sculpture parade through the streets of Popayan, in the department of Cauca, to the south-west of the country. This parade represents the passion and death of Christ….

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the religious processions in Mompox - Tourism in Colombia

The religious processions in Mompox – Tourism in Colombia Republic of Colombia – South America


the processions of Mompox, Pamplona and Popayan are some of the most important religious celebrations. The aspects that set each one apart, their antiquity, or the multitudes that congregate around them, have aroused the interest of travelers, as well as gaining them international awards…

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The procession of Pamplona - Tourism in Colombia

The procession of Pamplona – Tourism in Colombia Republic of Colombia – South America


In the history of a people also enters all relevant to their religion, because it is part of their culture, of their ancestors, their traditions and their rites to the sacred images. In Pamplona the Catholic faithful for years have celebrated with fervor and devotion the Week, as a custom brought to this land from the mother country…

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 Bogotá, ciudad de iglesias - Tourism in Colombia

Bogotá, ciudad de iglesias – Tourism in Colombia Republic of Colombia – South America





Bogota is a must for art lovers destination, architecture and Catholic religious practice. In Bogotá there are 28 temples of heritage interest, including colonial churches located in the historic center, home to a complex sample of colonial art. You can also visit the Sanctuary of Monserrate, the Shrine of the Divine Child of July 20, the Cathedral of Colombia, the Central Cemetery and the Church of St. Alphonsus Liguori…

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Santa Fe de Antioquia - Tourism in Colombia

Santa Fe de Antioquia – Tourism in Colombia Republic of Colombia – South America


Santa Fe de Antioquia celebra la Semana Santa más antigua del departamento La Semana Mayor de la Ciudad Madre tiene más de 350 años de historia. Es la más antigua de Antioquia y una de las más bonitas del país….

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