Cities & Towns in Colombia

Basilica Santuario de las Lajas and the City of Ipiales

In the southern Colombian Department of Nariño lies a region rich in spiritual and cultural significance. The Basilica Santuario de las Lajas, nestled within the canyon of the Guáitara River in Ipiales, is a testament to centuries of faith and devotion. Together with the vibrant city of Ipiales, this area offers a unique blend of historical architecture, religious pilgrimage, and local traditions that continue attracting visitors worldwide.

Cartagena de Indias: An Exploration of Timeless Beauty and Rich Heritage

Cartagena de Indias, located along Colombia's Caribbean coast, seamlessly blends its rich historical past with modern vibrancy. Founded in 1533, it quickly became a crucial port for the Spanish Empire, strategically positioned for trade. Today, as the capital of the Bolívar Department, Cartagena is the region's second-largest city with a population of over one million, boasting diverse economic activities, including maritime, petrochemical, and tourism sectors.

Leticia: Gateway to Colombia's Amazon Heartland

Leticia, a vibrant port town on the Amazon River, lies in the far southern reaches of Colombia, where the borders of Peru, Brazil, and Colombia converge. As the capital of the Department of Amazonas, Leticia blends cultural, historical, and ecological richness. Leticia's geographical, historical, and socio-economic aspects and the broader Department of Amazonas highlight their importance within Colombia and the Amazon Basin.