Museum in Pasto

Museo del Oro

For insight into the pre-Columbian cultures of Nariño, check out this museum's small but interesting collection of indigenous gold and pottery.
Museum in Pasto

Museo Taminango de Artes y Tradiciones

This museum has a hodgepodge of antiques but is worth seeing since it's housed in a meticulously restored casona (large house) from 1623, reputedly the oldest surviving two-story house in Colombia.
Church in Pasto

Iglesia de la Merced

This church is noted for its elaborate wooden spiral staircase.
Church in Pasto

Iglesia de San Juan Bautista

Grand on the outside, gold encrusted inside, this fine church on Pasto's main square is a fine example of colonial baroque architecture.
National Park in Pasto

Santuario de Flora y Fauna Volcán Galeras

Just 8km from the center of Pasto, Volcán Galeras (4267m), one of Colombia's most active volcanoes, continues to rumble and threaten. The upper slopes of the volcano are protected as the Santuario de Flora y Fauna V…