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La Pinta has arrived to Cali! Check out this cool "finca-like" house with gardens, swimming-pool, salsa room and everything you need to spend some time in this hot place called Cali.
ABOUT THE CITY...
With 477 years of history, founded in 1536 by Sebastian de Belalcazar; Cali is a touristic city, full of magic along with traditional landscapes and architecture. Visitors can appreciate in each and every one of its corners a great artistic, cultural, gastronomic and commercial value. Museums, monuments, traditional neighborhoods, parks, and the renowned Sixth Avenue located in Zona Rosa in Cali, are some of the places that make this city the perfect place to meet, enjoy and be enchanted by the wealth of a tropical site.
Cali carries in its streets the sweet taste of the sugar cane, the warmth and happiness of its people, economic development and spring weather combined in a single blast, so that is why it is called: The Branch of Heaven.
Cali is the ultimate expression of the taste of vallecaucana kitchen. In the city there is a rich cuisine and a sample of the variety of dishes you can prepare yourself with the true seasoning department.
Local cuisine highlights Rice Atolláo, cholao and, of course, can’t miss the Sancocho de Gallina- a must have dish in any typical city restaurant.
There are also delicacies to snack at any time of day, as puerquitas, the Aborrajados, the popular champús, drink made with corn, pineapple and lulo (exotic fruit).
You can find these and more delights in most restaurants in the city and tourist sites representative of Cali.
places of Interest
In Cali you will find many places to visit, for example, Jorge Isaacs Theatre, who is one of the most representative landmarks of Cali. Not far from this, is the Municipal Theatre Buenaventura, another characteristic town site . Also, Cali has one of the most important museums of Colombia, The Museum of Modern Art Cinematheque La Tertulia , which is a cultural space shows the talent of outstanding artists and is one of the most representative architectural parts of Cali. A few blocks away from this museum, you will find a imposing sculpture called El Gato de Tejada and his girlfriends cats .
If you want to see the entire city, the best place is Cristo Rey, where the monument stands towering Christ the Redeemer patron of Cali. On the other hand, you can go to San Antonio, one of the most traditional neighborhoods in Cali, recognized as architectural heritage of the city, where you can find typical restaurants, bars and culture.
In Cali there are many ways to be transported to go to the most representative places. You can take a taxi, or you can take the MIO, which is one of the transportation systems that Cali has strengthened as competitive modern city.