Edificio Coltabaco

Edificio Coltabaco, Cali: Address, Edificio Coltabaco Reviews: 4.5/5

Edificio Coltabaco
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Robert O
Rotterdam, The Netherlands2,654 contributions
From the Glory Days of Colombian Tobacco
Dec 2019
Completed in 1934 this building was the Headquarters of the Colombian Tobacco company.until 1991. Since 2005 the company is part of USA based Philip Morris. There is still a production plant in Medellin.

The design of the building (architect Guillermo Garrido) is strongly influenced by Southern Spanish architecture with Moorish elements. This building could have stood in Seville. Anyway it is solid structure and I hope the city authorities, who got it as a donation in 2016, find a good destination for it.
Written January 2, 2020
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Nicolas Rodriguez
Cali, Colombia101 contributions
A piece of history
Dec 2019
This is a historic building with nice architecture. If you get to go inside, its suposed to have a very interesting desing, i ahvent gone in myself. Its located in the river boulevard and is great for sight seeing and pictures. Also, around this time of year, the bpulevard is surrounded by chrsitmas lights so its a great oportunity to have a nice time and apreciate the decoration.
Written December 10, 2019
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Maria D
Cali, Colombia62 contributions
Beautiful building!
Oct 2018
Once upon a time there were offices filling this building and now I don't know what it has. This gorgeous, turn of the century building is an icon of the city.
Written September 3, 2019
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Euggen
Cali154 contributions
Such a lovely building
Oct 2018 • Friends
This iconic construction is not to be missed! Inside it was as lovely as it is outside and it still stands, miraculously....the building right next door was demolished -a beautiful hotel, Hotel Alférez Real, which was the pride of the city.
Written May 7, 2019
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Brian M
Oxford, UK558 contributions
Imposing building that use to house the Colombian Tobacco Co.
Oct 2017 • Couples
This is a beautiful building that use to be belong to the Colombian Tobacco Co. IF you are near to the Ermita Chapel, you will not fail to see this imposing building.
Written October 23, 2017
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Malcolm G
Austin, TX42 contributions
Situated among many nice buildings along the River
Mar 2017 • Couples
This impressive building used to be a tobacco factory but is now mostly offices. It sits next to the famous Puente Ortiz bridge in a quickly improving area of the city. It is a safe and pretty area to walk .
Interesting that the building is now signed as the "Hotel Nacional" having been used as a location for Series 3 of "Narcos"
Written March 31, 2017
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kevin b
3 contributions
inteligent building
Apr 2016 • Friends
the building has its hidden secrets, secret halls, scape doors, nice confusing views from hidden rooms, among others, it is an architecture marvel itself.
Written October 11, 2016
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handymantulsa
Tulsa, OK137 contributions
Beautiful
Jun 2016 • Family
This is another great stop when you are in Downtown Cali. Architecture is amazing, very likely very sunny and sometimes crowded. We were not able to enter but this is another free add when you are downtown and is amongst everything else with zero effort to add to your list.
Written June 19, 2016
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Rory T
London, UK491 contributions
Beautiful Architecture
Mar 2016 • Couples
This building was constructed in 1940 by Coltabaco in Spanish style with Arabian influences. Located next to La Ermita church it certainly adds character to the centre of cali.
Written March 28, 2016
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YojoaDon
Chicago, IL221 contributions
Beautiful architecture
Jan 2016 • Friends
This building really stands out if you are in the Parque de Los Poetas area. Nicely designed building. Not sure what the status of the Colombian Tobacco Company is so I wonder what it is used for today. It is well maintained.
Written January 20, 2016
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