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El Museo de La Merced

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Address: Carrera 4 Calle 6 - 17, Cali, Colombia
Phone Number: 2664 9189
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Excellent antropological museum

I enjoyed a temporary installation with ocarinas, zoomorphic whistles made out of clay. The installation was superb!, the included sound and a sophisticated play of lights and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2016
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

I enjoyed a temporary installation with ocarinas, zoomorphic whistles made out of clay. The installation was superb!, the included sound and a sophisticated play of lights and curtains.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

We really liked the little museum. What's unique about it is that in places they have removed the modern layers of the building so that you can see sections of the original foundation, floors, and walls. You can see what the original construction was made of. The little plaza behind the museum is very picturesque. The plaza and church are... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

An old little church with not much to see.. Last thing you would want to visit if you are in cali. Has a little museum "proecolombino" that isn't thaaaat special.

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Thank Gina C
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

A small but attractive church. The museum is adjacent but seems to open at 10am so I was unable to visit. No problems going inside the church though.

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Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

historical reference of Cali ! located among old freshly renewed buildings .Appropriate comments and display of collections

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sacramento
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Lovely patio. Each room layed out in chronilogical order. The rooms flow easily through the decades. Great museum.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Not only is the oldest church, but it is located in the oldest part of the Cali. We often stayed at the Hotel La Merced, just to the north of the church. The last time we were there the hotel was closed. But do stay there if you get the chance. This church is within walking distance of the Hotel... More 

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Thank Steve D
Jablonec nad Nisou, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

The church is the most interesting part of the place. I wanted to go inside just to see the beautiful courtyard with beautiful fontain. There is not much spectacular inside the museum.

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Newmarket, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

This national monument has many artefacts on display. If you are a history buff, you will find it interesting. Note: They are closed for lunch, so check the timings before you visit.

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Hollywood, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

museum are alway a learning experience for me, so had a good time explore the museum. Take the tour and enjoy the explanations of each artifacts that it contains.

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