Santa Cruz de Mompox, Colombia

Santa Cruz de Mompox

Santa Cruz de Mompox (credit)

Santa Cruz de Mompox, an important municipality and town in northern Colombia, is a colonial area that attracts thousands of tourists a year from across the world.

Santa Cruz de Mompox Trivia & Attractions

Santa Cruz de Mompox is located in an island at the place where the Cauca River and Magdalena River join. Tourism is the mainstay of this town where local cattle raising and fishing are other sources of income for residents. Santa Cruz de Mompox is popularly recognized for being a trade bridge between the country’s interior areas and the Caribbean Coast way back during the colonial times. The Historic Center in Santa Cruz de Mompox was declared a World Heritage Site in the early 1990′s. Other attractions include Santa Barbara Church, San Francisco Church and Church of the Immaculate Conception.

Santa Cruz de Mompox - Santa Barbara Church

Santa Cruz de Mompox – Santa Barbara Church (credit)

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