Cucuta in Norte de Santander has a population of some 700,000 people.
Cucuta is situated 240 miles (386 kilometers) northeast of Medellin and 250 miles (402 kilometers) northeast of the national capital Bogota.
Broaden your horizons in Cucuta when you step through the doors of the Casa de la Cultura. Take advantage of the quiet spaces, ask the staff about any temporary displays, grab something from the gift shop or just enjoy the relics of the past.
One of the most pleasant ways to learn about the inspiring personalities who shaped this city than to visit its most stately residence. Visit the Palacio de la Gobernacion, where the crème de la crème of Cucuta society once entertained their guests.
Iconic Plaza de la Independencia is the perfect place to relax and soak up the unique rhythms of Cucuta. Take a few photographs for the folks at home and spend a hour watching the passing parade before heading off to explore the surrounding sights.