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Things to do in Pereira

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Activities in Pereira

The top 20 attractions in Pereira

Historical Monuments in Pereira
César Gaviria Trujillo Viaduct
Undoubtedly, the most important engineering work in the city of Pereira. Full name: Cesar Gaviria Trujillo Viaduct, in honor of former Colombian president born in this city. His term of office was 1990-1994. Opened in 1997, Pereira communicates with the municipality of Dosquebradas and is 210 meters long. Not far from the center so it's worth taking a little walk to get to know and see the sights from it.
Cathedrals in Pereira
Catedral de Nuestra Senora de la Pobreza
The difference of this church is that it is home to about 13,000 pieces of wood which support the dome. The interior walls of the cathedral are decorated with mosaics, reflecting its Byzantine style. The cathedral has a nave, and two aisles with several side chapels, bringing the medieval Romanesque style. the facade has two small side towers and also a clock. It is situated on the Plaza de Bolivar, in the center of the city of Pereira.
Cities in Pereira
Zoos in Pereira
Matecaña City Zoo
This is an excellent place for a walk where you can take photos and enjoy. This Lion is called Cesar, because he was born by cesarean section. I hope you like it. It's an animal that sleeps 18 hours a day, so it's hard to capture him awake with a photograph. The photograph taken with a Canon EOS T3i, 70-200 f4 lens.
Squares in Pereira
Plaza Victoria
This place is a popular rendezvous for many young people on the weekends, and where we meet people and make friends every time we go there. Plus, it's perhaps the most visited place in the region and there are important concerts held here.
Shops in Pereira
Of Cultural Interest in Pereira
Parque Consotá
Of Cultural Interest in Pereira
Nevado del Cisne
For many years snow was not seen the Nevado del Cisne, but yesterday there was a little snow... imposing and majestic.
Lakes in Pereira
Lake Otún
One of many experiences in the beautiful Paramo landscape.
Historical Monuments in Pereira
Sports-Related in Pereira
Of Touristic Interest in Pereira
Of Cultural Interest in Pereira
Nature Reserves in Pereira
Gardens in Pereira
Bars in Pereira
Cerveceria Bristol
Enjoy a world of craft beers, domestic and foreign liquors and the best traditional dishes to accompany our grilled meals. And the best thing is our original and traditional Pereira party. BRISTOL Brewery
Airports in Pereira
Gardens in Pereira

The best things to do in Pereira

Are you looking for things to do in Pereira? Don't worry. The city and its surroundings have such a broad natural and cultural heritage that, if you're wondering what to do in Pereira, you need to make sure you have enough time to do everything!

The natural environments are the most popular places to visit in Pereira. Located in a valley of the Colombian Central Cordillera, the city is surrounded by mountains and forests. Los Nevados Natural Park is home to many of the best things to see in Pereira, like Lake Otún, where you'll find the source of the river of the same name, and Santa Isabel.

A little further along, you'll find the thermal baths of Santa Rosa de Cabal, a natural paradise of medicinal water. Relaxing here is one of the most popular Pereira activities.

Matecaña Zoo is one of the most enjoyable Pereira attractions for little ones. There are more than 1,000 animals living in the park, which specialises in biodiversity.

There are also plenty of attractions in Pereira in the city center. The Cathedral of Our Lady of Poverty, facing the lively Plaza Bolívar, and César Gaviria Trujillo Viaduct, are important monuments. Likewise, the Lucy Tejada Museum of Cultural Art is just one of the museums in town. And after a long day of sightseeing you can recharge your batteries in Calle Real de la Arepa, where you'll find bars and restaurants to, of course, delicious arepas. To end the day, you can not leave town without having experienced the famous nightlife, which is some of funnest stuff to do in Pereira!

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