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Villavicencio

Country
Colombia
State
Colombia (General)
City
Villavicencio
Type of Location
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By air

Airports nearest to Villavicencio are sorted by the distance to the airport from the city centre.

   Villavicencio/va Airport (distanced approximately 2.9 km)
   Apiay AFB Quindio Airport (distanced approximately 12 km)
   Concepcion MCAL Lopez Airport (distanced approximately 15 km)
   Paratebueno Airport (distanced approximately 55 km)
   Medina Airport (distanced approximately 56 km)

By road

Llano Avenue (Calle 31); Circunvalar Avenue (Calle 15 and Carrera 19); Avenue to Puerto Lopez (Carrera 33 and Carrera 22), Avenida Los Maracos (Calle 15 and Carrera 18), Avenida Alfonso Lopez (Race 29); Avenue Forty (Carrera 40 and Carrera 48); Ring Road (Street Race 1); Catama Avenue (Calle 35)

Key places to visit
Cathedral of Our Lady of Carmen de Villavicencio The Cathedral of Villavicencio, officially Cathedral of Our Lady of Carmen is the cathedral church of worship Roman Catholic city located in the Colombian of Villavicencio, capital of the department of Met


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Places to Visit

Cathedral of Our Lady of Carmen de Villavicencio

The Cathedral of Villavicencio, officially Cathedral of Our Lady of Carmen is the cathedral church of worship Roman Catholic city located in the Colombian of Villavicencio, capital of the department of Meta. The temple is dedicated to the Virgin Mary under the advocation of the Virgin of Carmen. It is the mother church of the Archdiocese of Villavicencio and was elevated to cathedral on 11 February of 1964 by a bull of Pope Paul VI.

Christ the King Memorial

located in the upper part of the city on the hill called the Redeemer, from which we can observe the city in all its extent and beauty. Work started in 1949 by Peter Garavito Achury Elysee and opened in 1954.

Monument to the Founders

It was the last work performed by renowned Colombian sculptor, Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt, is located in the park that bears the same name on the road that leads to Villavicencio Acacias.

Biopark The Ocarros

On the road leading to Restrepo and Cumaral around the lake that forms the water spout as Vanguard and gateway to the natural reserve of the same name. It is the only zoological institution in the country dedicated exclusively to the preservation of regional natural resources that comprehensively meets the biodiversity of wildlife, floral and ecosystem typical of the Colombian Orinoco.

Agroecological Merecure Park

on the road to the town of Puerto Lopez, is the largest agro-ecological park Ibero-America, which integrates tourism, recreation and respect for nature. The park has several areas among which are: Eco-Zoo, Hotel, Beach High, Restaurant, Ranger or Orinoquito Pueblito, Indian Reservation, Laguna Tucunare, among others. When someone visits Merecure enters a world full of adventure and excitement, amid a lush landscape of flora and fauna native to the Colombian Orinoco.

The Park Malocas

scenario designed with the new concept of theme park, where they present a permanent exhibition of the horse world, culture and idiosyncrasies plains through the atmosphere of a "herd Ranger" represented a typical house, stables, plain work, coleus, livestock pens, liana and an area for the cultivation of cassava, bananas and food crops Topocho called "conuco". In 2007 opened the path of myths and legends, where we find the Ball of Fire, among others one leg.

Casa de la Cultura

Casa de la Cultura " Jorge Gaitan 'founded on June 11, 1971, encourages, promotes and disseminates the cultural manifestations, has a public library, which in turn provides the school library services. It also has the Cinema Club Villavicencio, where movies of high quality cultural, but also has a School of Arts.

Livestock and Agroindustrial Complex Catama

located 7 km from the city, via a Black Pipes, owned by the Livestock Fund of Meta. Complex is one of the most important for the department. There is performed Livestock and Agroindustrial Exhibition Fair's largest department. Showplace for livestock markets and beautiful architectural structure.

War Memorial in Action

Located on the road to Puerto Lopez. Monument is erected in honor of the assassinated General Carlos Julio Gil Colorado and fallen soldiers.

Park Life

Built for the community, is located at one end to the Garden Ring, has a conference room, intended for cultural exhibitions, restaurant, swimming pools for adults and children and open fields for recreation, for its beauty and perfection, stands out as one of the major attractions, recreation and sport for young plains.

Sikuani Park

Located east of the city rides, recreational and sports scene with eight tennis courts, basketball, swimming pools with water slides, gym, spinning and walking trails.

Plaza de Banderas

opened on 6 April 1985, the design and site management were made by the municipal administration with the help of comunidades.Las antlers and material for implementation were donated by community action boards. It is worth noting that there stands the bust of the hero of the independence Antonio Villavicencio and Verastegui, who was adopted by city name.

Park Axe

Was built in honor of Joseph Eustatius Rivera, Colombian poet and novelist, writer of the Maelstrom, a work which recounts the legends of the plains of the Orinoco and the Amazon Rainforest. The ax represents the effort of the farmer, built in 1977.

The Park Malocas

scenario designed with the new concept of theme park, where they present a permanent exhibition of the horse world, culture and idiosyncrasies plains through the atmosphere of a "herd Ranger" represented a typical house, stables, plain work, coleus, livestock pens, liana and an area for the cultivation of cassava, bananas and food crops Topocho called "conuco". In 2007 opened the path of myths and legends, where we find the Ball of Fire, among others one leg.

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