Colombia accepted the convention on 24 May 1983, making its historical sites eligible for inclusion on the list. As of 2016, there are eight World Heritage Sites in Colombia, including six cultural sites and two natural sites.

Colombia boasts sites, cultures and landscapes that have been recognized by the international community. UNESCO declared the following assets of the country Cultural Heritage of Humanity:


Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena

Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena Republic of Colombia – South America





Visit Cartagena and discover the magic of this city, declared world’s heritage site due to its amazing architecture and history…

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Los Katíos National Park - Colombia

Los Katíos National Park – Colombia Republic of Colombia – South America


Los Katíos National Natural Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional Natural Los Katíos) is a protected area located in northwest Colombia which covers about 720 km2 (280 sq mi). The elevation ranges between 50 m (160 ft) and 600 m (2,000 ft). It is a part of the Darién Gap, a densely forested area shared by Panama and Colombia, and is contiguous with the Darién National Park in Panama…

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Historic Centre of Santa Cruz de Mompox - Colombia

Historic Centre of Santa Cruz de Mompox – Colombia Republic of Colombia – South America





Mompox’s prosperity was reflected in its architecture and stately buildings, and squares sprang up on whitewashed streets as the town grew along the riverbank. The city was even a source of strength…

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San Agustín Archaeological Park - Colombia

San Agustín Archaeological Park – Colombia Republic of Colombia – South America


San Agustín Archaeological Park is an archaeological site in San Agustín, Huila, Colombia. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995. The site contains the largest collection of religious monuments and megalithic sculptures in Latin America and is considered the world’s largest necropolis…

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National Archeological Park of Tierradentro - Colombia

National Archeological Park of Tierradentro – Colombia Republic of Colombia – South America


Tierradentro is a National archeological park in the jurisdiction of the municipality of Inza, Department of Cauca, Colombia. The park is located 100 km away from the capital of the Department, Popayán…

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Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary - Colombia

Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary – Colombia Republic of Colombia – South America


Malpelo is a small island in the East Pacific Ocean, located about 500 km (310 mi) west of the Colombian mainland. Except for a small military post that is manned by the Colombian Armed Forces, it is uninhabited. It consists of a sheer and barren rock with three high peaks, the highest being Cerro de la Mona with a height of 300 metres (980 ft). The island is about one mile in length from northeast to southwest, and 700 yards in width…

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Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia

Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia Republic of Colombia – South America


An exceptional example of a sustainable and productive cultural landscape that is unique and representative of a tradition that is a strong symbol for coffee growing areas worldwide – encompasses six farming landscapes…

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Colombia Travel Guide - Tourism in Colombia



travel_peru_icon_tourism General Information About Colombia: National symbols of ColombiaColombia: living historyGeography of ColombiaEconomy of ColombiaLanguages of Colombia

travel_peru_icon_tourism Practical information about Colombia: ClimateHow to get to ColombiaVisa, Customs, Documentation and TaxesEmbassies and consulates in ColombiaHealth and vaccinationEmergency numbersCulture of ColombiaMeasures and ElectricityCurrency of Colombia

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