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A mountainous prehistoric site contains many imposing megalithic monuments and tombs with impressive sculptures.
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San Agustin, Colombia
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+57 311 8277972
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All reviews archaeological park entrance fee two days nice walk de los local guide large area take your time ancient culture walk around well worth the visit south america worth the trip jeep tour fascinating place takes hours spectacular landscape
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely magical place. Everyone who visits Colombia should go to San Agustin. Not only is it a unique archeological site but the scenery is spectacular.

Thank Cristina E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't say enough good things about this remarkable UNESCO site. I've experienced the amazing monuments of Egypt, Splendor of Angkor Wat in Cambodia, Machu Picchu etc etc, but I found the San Agustin Archaeological site to be very special. The fact that it isn't...More

Thank lewishe2002
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At the convergence of two rivers, san augustin is the site of this amazing archeological park of mysterious origin going back well before our era. It is a complex of statues and tombs . Some are reachable walking from san augustin but a few others...More

Thank lauremm m
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We hired a guide (Humberto) and this was really worth it. He explained loads about the symbolism of the statues we would have never found out ourselves. Also, he explained about the nature, the spiritual practices, played indigenous instruments and was a complete delight. The...More

Thank Erwin B
Reviewed 30 August 2018

The museum was interesting and is a self-guided experience, but the part we enjoyed the most was paying a little extra for a personal tour guide through the rest of the outdoor park to see the actual archaeological exhibits. It took 2 days extra to...More

Thank MikeTheGoodfellow
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This place is amazing! There is a lot of history to see here. The statues are very well preserved and interesting to view. The park is well manicured and very clean. There is a lot to think about and ponder when viewing these grounds. What...More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Mesmirising archeology place, large area , long walks in meadows uphill and down , in between archeology figures some very tall and impressive monolithic statues ,stone sarcophagus , adorn with sculptures ,all made of volcanic stones and pottery but no inscriptions because ancient inhabitants did...More

Thank Tapan B
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

It takes between 3 and 4 hours to visit this archeological site. One should start with the modern museum to gather information before actually visiting the site. It is a nice and rather long walk, on a wide paved path a little steep at times....More

1  Thank Yves B
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

It’s amazing to know that in Colombia you can find a place were it’s something mildly beautiful called “The San Agustín Archeological park”,this place has a variety of sculptures that were made 3,000 years B.C .In there the weather it’s unpredictable so beware you’ll need:...More

Thank claudia patrici... g
Reviewed 10 July 2018

If in San Augustin this is a must go. Nice walk around the park. Worth having someone to walk you around the park

Thank Jay-Wye G
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Dan E
1 September 2018|
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Response from Jon N | Reviewed this property |
You can see most of the important archeological sites in two full days.
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Dan E
1 September 2018|
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Response from PANC J | Reviewed this property |
Depending on your interests, 3 days may be too many. We spent two days and that was plenty to visit the archaeological sites and surrounding area.
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Alicia B
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Response from Olivia S | Reviewed this property |
Hey, we took a local bus to Popayan and stayed there a few nights. It's a very pretty city and worth a visit. From there we took another bus to San Agustin, it's through the mountains which is long but beautiful. It's a... More
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