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Fantastic views all along the uphill walk to this monument. And what a nice surprise to find the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa P
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Portland, Oregon
via mobile
The Manizales history begin here

This is a lovely monument that shows how the brave people from Antioquia decide to found a new... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2018
Kadahl
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Helsinki, Finland
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Barrio Chipre, Manizales, Colombia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic views all along the uphill walk to this monument. And what a nice surprise to find the monument staffed w friendly, very knowledgeable guides ready to explain the details and symbolism of the monument and the history of Manizales. For free!

Thank Lisa P
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Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely monument that shows how the brave people from Antioquia decide to found a new place to live and conquer the mountain. It's really sad when you think about the animals and people they lost in this adventure, the artist really capture...More

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Reviewed December 17, 2017

We spent an afternoon, just walking in this area and spending a moment at this monument. The truth is that you get an nice view on Manizales and in quite a quiet atmosphere.. I went there in bus from the city centre and get back...More

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Reviewed December 13, 2017

Inspiring representation of the settlement of Manizales on a grand scale. Realism with a touch of fancy. Great look-outs in all directions from the base.

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Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

Every city in Colombia has great statuary. This monument and the statue in Plaza Bolivar are Manizales’ contributions. The view around the monument of the city and surrounding landscape is great and the statue and guides do a great job sharing the history of the...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2017

It took for sure the pioneer spirit and courage to first settle in this beautiful mountaneous region of Colombia. Monumento a los Colonizadores portrays this very well. It reminds me somewhat similar monument in Lisbon, Portugal - Padrão dos Descobrimentos.People come here for the views...More

Thank podrozniczka60
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Reviewed June 3, 2017

If you haven't visited Monumento a los Colonizadores in Manizales, you haven't seen the city at all. The monument, Agonia, represents the efforts of the first people that are moving to live in the mountains. Make sure to take the time to study the figurines...More

Thank Vera K
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Reviewed March 24, 2017

The Monument itself is not the best think to visit, but the view from here at sunset is awesome, I recommend to visit in the afternoon.

Thank Santiago M
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Reviewed March 23, 2017

This monument is a great example of the effort made by the founders of the city. Built in bronze, gather locals and tourists at the sunset to watch a wonderful view of the region.

Thank AndresHart
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Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

The monument is unusual and impressive and views are amazing. And it is free) Worth visiting definite

Thank Ольга К
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