Attractions

Bridge in Santa Fe de Antioquia

Puente de Occidente

This unusual 291m bridge over the Río Cauca is 5km east of town. When completed in 1895, it was one of the first suspension bridges in the Americas. José María Villa, its designer, was also involved in the creation …
Museum in Santa Fe de Antioquia

Museo de Arte Religioso

This museum occupies the former Jesuit college constructed in the 1730s, next door to Iglesia de Santa Bárbara. It has a fine collection of colonial religious art, including paintings by Gregorio Vásquez de Arce y C…
Church in Santa Fe de Antioquia

Iglesia de Santa Bárbara

Built by Jesuits in the mid-18th century, Santa Fe's most interesting church has a fine baroque facade. The interior has an impressive, if time-worn, retable over the high altar.
Museum in Santa Fe de Antioquia

Museo Juan del Corral

Visit this interesting museum dedicated to the history of the region in order to check out the perfectly preserved colonial mansion it is set in. Hosts regular cultural events.
Church in Santa Fe de Antioquia

Catedral

Sometimes referred to as the Catedral Madre, this was the first church built in the region. However, the original church was destroyed by fire, and the large building you see today was not completed until 1837.
Church in Santa Fe de Antioquia

Iglesia de Chiquinquirá

This mid-17th-century church, also known as La Chinca, fronts a lovely park complete with resident squirrels. It generally opens at around 7pm daily.
Church in Santa Fe de Antioquia

Iglesia de Jesús Nazareno

The 1828 Iglesia de Jesús Nazareno is usually open around 7pm for evening Mass.