Museums and Historic Sites

Museum of Art of Pereira

The emphasis on plastic and audiovisual arts is fundamental at the Museum of Art of Pereira, a site that, among other spaces, has four rooms for exhibitions, an audiovisual room and a cinema theater that can hold 300 people. There is also a library, a heritage conservation room, a sound library and an audio library. 

Av. Las Americas # 19-88, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia | Distance from the Hotel: 15 km (9 miles)

Quimbaya Gold Museum

Inaugurated in July of 1986, the Quimbaya Gold Museum in Quindio Armenia has the most important archaeological collection of the Coffee Axis (Eje cafetero).

Entrance fee: Free admission

Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone: (+ 57)(6)7498169 - 7413300

Carrera 19 # 40N-80, Armenia, Quindío, Colombia | Distance from the Hotel: 47 km (29 miles)

Plaza de Bolívar

The Plaza de Bolívar is the main park of Pereira. There are the Cathedral of Our Lady of Poverty and the monument 'Bolívar desnudo', prepared by the master Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt. This public space, where it is common to find photographers who take snapshots of tourists, is the center of the financial and commercial activities of the city.

Cra. 7, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia | Distance from the Hotel: 14 km (8 miles)

Cathedral of Our Lady of Poverty

The internal structure, consisting of 13,503 pieces of curly cumin wood, supports the roof of the Cathedral of Our Lady of La Pobreza (Poverty) and is one of its most striking features. This church, located on the western side of the Plaza de Bolívar, was built in 1890 and was elevated to the category of cathedral by Pope Pius XII in December 1952. 

Cra. 7, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia | Distance from the Hotel: 14 km (8 miles)