Why visit Santa Fé de Antioquia?
Medellín without a doubt is a beautiful city, full of things to do and memories to take back home, but we can also find other small cities within a few hours, among those, Santa Fé de Antioquia a place that you should not miss, only an hour and a half away. If you are an architecture and colonial history fan, you will delight in the Mother City.
And one of the many reasons you should pick Medellín Private driver to book this tour is that you will have your driver waiting right outside your hotel in a very comfortable air-conditioned car, prepared to give you the best road and travel experience while fills you with the history of the amazing place called Santa Fé
Places to go in Santa Fé de Antioquia
There you have the historic center, where you can walk starting in the central square of the municipality, exactly in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, a 19th-century construction that you would like to take a picture.
In the surroundings, you can find nice places to meet the local people, and taste their traditional food, as well as their typical sweets of the region, that some of them are the delicious cortado de leche and some tamarind sweets.
Santa Fé Museums
Every tour should have at least one stop in a museum, even if you´re not a history and art fan, there´s always something that could catch your attention, besides the knowledge you´ll get. Walking through the 12th you´ll arrive at Calle de la Amargura, where the Juan del Corral Museum is located, a large beautiful house with gates and blue windows whose entrance is free, great, huh? Touring the Juan del Corral Museum is really important because that lets you know the history of the city through valuable pre-Columbian pieces that are part of the most precious collections in Colombia.
You should know that Santa Fé de Antioquia people are very religious, and it´s really great to find out more about them, so a way to do it is walking along Calle de la Amargura where you will find the building where the archdiocese seminar works and next to it the Francisco Cristóbal Toro Religious Art Museum.
Last but not less important, El Puente de Occidente, only at 5 kilometers from Santa Fe de Antioquia, one of the most important Colombian engineering works, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. A giant construction of 291 meters long, which passes over the Cauca River and in which one of the designers of the Brooklyn Bridge in New York participated.
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