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Gato de Tejada

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Address: Avenida 4N Calle 1B oeste, Cali, Colombia
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Good taste.

This is a great place to stop by in Cali. Specially after they put the female cats, the place got a much better looking. It is safe, relaxing and cultural.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Cali, Colombia
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Cali, Colombia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to stop by in Cali. Specially after they put the female cats, the place got a much better looking. It is safe, relaxing and cultural.

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Seattle, Washington
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63 reviews 63 reviews
41 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Yes it's just a bunch of painted cat sculptures... but it's a long a really cool river walk, and if you can read some Spanish, the signs that explain the meaning behind the cats make it worth the walk. Grab some ice cream from Ventolini (right across the street) and then stroll down the river looking at the cats. Makes... More 

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53 reviews 53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I would suggest you visit it with another plan. There are many nice restaurants nearby. If you are in Cali it is good you go see it but don't expect much. We went to see them when we returned from our visit to the city's xmas lighting decoration.

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Warsaw, Indiana
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59 reviews 59 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This is a great place for a 10 min walk and some pictures. It is safe and there were young policemen guarding the area. What is hectic is the traffic and the crossing of the street. Nobody stops and there is no designated crossing zone for pedestrians.

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San Mateo
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I booked a tour through Marvel Tours Cali. My bilingual tour guide, Oscar, took me to this park along the river. The Gato de Tejada was very neat. It was nice to see local artists exhibiting their work in a permanent, well maintained, location. Each Gato has a story and all of them are unique. A few of the Gato's... More 

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Cali, Colombia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

First of all, I love mi GATO de TEJADA. There is not a better emblem now for the city of Cali than that of el gato de tejada y sus novias. Folklore rumors that the cat (el gato de Tejada) is surrounded by his females cats (las novias) such as men here in the city of Cali have access to... More 

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Bronx, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I went after going to Cristo Rey. It's not a large park but nice to stroll and see artwork. The park is alongside el Rio Cali which is cool. You can get ice cream or something to eat nearby. Theres tons of food/pastry spots all over Cali....

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

A few cat statues with some stories written on signs. Only come if you have nothing else to do...................

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Farum, Denmark
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88 reviews 88 reviews
26 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Squeezed between number of gravity trafficked roads, this small pearl just shows up. 16 decorated cats, looks like mire are to come or some have been taken away. This nice little park with art cats are such a pleasure here in Cali. Nice just to relax on a bench looking at the cats and the small river flowing just along... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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96 reviews 96 reviews
8 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

As a cat lover I loved this park. Every single one of them has a story. They're big so one can take pictures with them. Is well located, so one can enjoy a good meal or dessert. The "Empanaditas del Obelisco" are a MUST!

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