|Caldas||2200 m.a.s.l||Warm and clear|
|Anniversary||Best time to visit||Main destinations from Manizales|
|October 12nd||December, January, and February||Bogota, Ibague, Garzon|
The best time to visit Manizales is at the beginning of the year when the Feria de Manizales takes place. There is bullfighting shows and the International Coffee Queen beauty pageant.
Climate in Manizales is warm, with heavy rain during most of the year. Average temperature is 60°F.
Location: Carrera 23 #6366, Zona Rosa
A really good place for an after-office and to enjoy a good chat with a few drinks.
Location: Vía al cerro de oro
A place where you can enjoy the best rumba in town.
Location: Carrera 23b 64-32
A great place that sometimes has live music for you to enjoy
Ubicación: Cruce de Carrera 23 con Calle 65
Un buen lugar para probar chicharrones y frejoles locales
Ubicación: Cl. 65 #23b-30
Excelente sazón a un precio módico
Location: Plaza Bolívar
Stunning neogothic building. It is the tallest Cathedral of Colombia, as well as the tallest building in the city. The original Basilica was lost in a fire, and was rebuilt in 1939.
Location: Barrio Chipre west of the city
A replica of the original cathedral that was lost in the fire of 1926.
, Main Plaza of Manizales. Within lies the renowned Bolivar Condor Sculpture, as well as mural paintings from master Guillermo Botero. The main buildings surrounding the Plaza are the Town Hall, the Hotel Escorial and the Basilica.
Location: Crossing of Carrera 23 with Calle 24
Owned by the Banco de la República, is one of the many gold museums and exhibits the pre-hispanic roots of the Caldas region, mainly pieces of Quimbaya craftmanship.
Location: Carrera 25 in front of the Palogrande Stadium
The museum aims to motivate the study of cience: there are games for both children and adults. It its owned and operated by the National University.
Location: University of Caldas, Hosts more than 3700 pieces of ceramics, most of them being crafts of the pre-hispanic times. It is one of the most important collections in the region.
Location: Downtown Stunning plaza where bullfights are held. It is also used as a sport complex and for hosting music concerts.
Plato representativo de toda la región. Se le conoce por su abundancia y su variedad de alimentos: incorpora salchichas, frejoles, plátano frito, arroz, huevos fritos, entre otras cosas.
Masa de maíz asado que se rellena y acompañado con carnes u otros ingredientes.
|Feria de Manizales||It's the biggest Feria of Manizales. There is bullfighting, the Reinado Internacional del Café Beauty Pageant as well as sports tournaments and music concerts.|
|Manizales Grita Rock||International music festival and is renowned for hosting more than 30 000 people|
|International Theater Festival||Oldest and one of the most important theater festival of the continent.|