Top 23 Activities and Attractions in Santa Marta – Shortlist

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Last updated on October 26th, 2023 at 08:57 pm

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Activities and Attractions in Santa Marta that you will find detailed in our Santa Marta Travel Guide

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  1. Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino: The historical estate where Simón Bolívar spent his last days.
  2. Tairona Gold Museum – Casa de la Aduana: Displays an impressive collection of indigenous gold artifacts.
  3. Cathedral of Santa Marta: One of the oldest cathedrals in America.
  4. Parque de los Novios: A lively city square with numerous restaurants, bars, and cafes.

Other Activities and Attractions in Santa Marta

  1. Simon Bolivar Park: A central park featuring a statue of Simón Bolívar.
  2. Camellón Rodrigo de Bastidas Park: A scenic promenade along the bay.
  3. Marina Santa Marta: Modern marina with a selection of restaurants and shops.
  4. Museo Bolivariano de Arte Contemporáneo: A museum offering contemporary art exhibits.
  5. El Morro de Santa Marta: Offers panoramic views of the city.
  6. Mercado Público: A bustling local market where visitors can experience everyday Colombian life.
  7. Santa Marta Art Museum: Showcasing local and international art.
  8. San Fernando Fort: Historical fort offering panoramic views of the city.
  9. Lighthouse of Santa Marta: Offers great views, especially during sunset.
  10. San Miguel Cemetery: A historic cemetery with many ornate mausoleums.
  11. Biblioteca Banco de la República: A modern library with cultural exhibits.
  12. Casa Familiar: A cultural heritage site in the heart of the city.
  13. Santa Marta Bay: A scenic bay perfect for sunset views.
  14. Callejón del Correo: A charming pedestrian street with cafes and shops.
  15. Paseo El Camellón: A coastal promenade perfect for evening strolls.
  16. Santa Marta Marina Yacht Club: A place to watch boats and yachts.
  17. Mural of the 400 Years: A significant mural marking the city’s history.
  18. Santa Marta Cultural Center: A hub for various cultural activities and exhibitions.
  19. Santa Marta Botanical Garden: A peaceful oasis in the city.

Also check: Top Activities and Attractions outside Santa Marta – Shortlist

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