Must-see attractions in Santa Marta

  • Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino

    Santa Marta

    This hacienda is where Simón Bolívar spent his last days in 1830 before succumbing to either tuberculosis or arsenic poisoning, depending on whom you…

  • Museo del Oro

    Santa Marta

    Oro (gold) is only half of what this fabulous museum is about. Housed in the impressively renovated Casa de la Aduana (Customs House), which features in…

  • Iglesia de San Francisco

    Santa Marta

    Dating from 1597, the squat Iglesia de San Francisco is little more than its colonial facade these days due to recurring earthquakes and fires over the…

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