Salamina Colombia: what to see, what to do, how to get there… For more information, contact our team of specialists now ([email protected])

Salamina, also known as the “City of Light of Colombia“, is a municipality in the department of Caldas. It covers an area of 403.54 km². Founded in 1852, the city was declared a national monument and a World Heritage Site in 1982.

The economy is mainly supported by fish farming, agriculture (coffee, banana and sugar cane plantations), livestock and mining.

In the surrounding area, there are many activities related to ecotourism thanks to the wide variety of flora and fauna in the region. There are many landscapes to admire: the Chamberi River, El Cedral and the wax palm forests.

The city has preserved its colonial architecture with balconies and an incredible variety of colours. In the haciendas, visitors can learn about the traditions and culture of the region.

Among the places not to be missed are the Plaza Bolivar, the town hall, Casa Jimenez, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, as well as many parks…

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