Hacienda Cañasgordas as a cultural asset / national heritage of the people of Cali and Valle del Cauca, has the privilege of being part of the history and independence of our nation, given that the act that separated us from the Spanish authority was signed there on July 3 from 1810, in addition to the history of knowledge and flavors such as the gastronomy of the region, such as sancocho, atollado, pandebono, aborratados, etc. among other exquisite dishes that represent us and the knowledge where we highlight the personalities of the time, its economic and cultural development, highlighting the first sugar mill in the region, which dates back to 1629 where foods derived from sugar cane were made and also the love story between Daniel and Inés de Lara, protagonists of the novel El Alférez Real de Eustaquio Palacios.
It is also important to add an attraction that makes the Hacienda an ancestral site and it is its architecture, to see that fired brick, walls more than 80 cm thick, with the indigenous and Hispanic touch; In addition, structures built with bahareque and wood make it a very attractive place for both national and foreign tourists. For this reason, the hacienda is a place that will transport its visitors on a journey to history, from our beginnings, in an environment surrounded by nature, animals and a country environment as in colonial times.
All this historical and gastronomic tour may take approximately 3 hours in which you will learn about the historical memory of the “Gesta independence” which gives Cali the title of precursor of independence; the story of the novel El Alférez Real; taste a colonial snack or a lunch prepared by bearers of tradition, until taking you to our last point, the souvenir shop, a magical place where you can take a nice memory of your time through this incredible space and how about taking a t-shirt, a mug, a fan or even the wonderful story of the Royal Ensign told in the book that we have available.
Who can visit
All lovers of culture, history, data, no matter the age because in our hacienda the environment is so pleasant that children, youth and adults will feel at home, this is a space for even their own Cali come and feel proud of what represents us and make you feel identified with the historical memory of our city. In addition, visitors may pass by, glimpse the possibility of holding social / business and institutional events.
Can I do activities within
The Hacienda Cañasgordas as a space for culture and tourism in Cali and Valle del Cauca receives the visit of tourists who through advance booking can safely access our facilities, but the Hacienda has also focused on working with closed groups to make their experience something more personal. and enriching, in this approach we have the visit of:
Colleges and Universities, whose approach is directed to pedagogy and learning in which the institution informs us of the visit with a formal request and prior notice to make the necessary logistics and ensure that the students' stay is optimal, meeting all expectations.
This space allows both companies in the public, private or entrepreneurial sectors and people in particular to carry out product launches, end-of-year parties, conventions and meetings in a space away from the noise of the city and within the city, with easy access Optimal environment to enjoy with your work group, even something totally different from everyday life with the historical approach. A Wedding at Hacienda Cañasgordas means an original and romantic touch.
Calendar of events scheduled by the Hacienda
There are two types of events that can be held privately or open to the public, which are programmed with actors, dances, music, historical tours and gastronomy, identifying ourselves as a “living Museum”. For this reason, we guarantee that we have a high range of options so that your stay in our facilities meets all expectations.
For La Hacienda Cañasgordas, it is a pleasure to invite you to our facilities, and make known all that enriching history, safeguarding Cali, which can be represented in plays or narratives by historians. Also the enjoyment of gastronomy and architecture and being a fascinating alternative for your events and ceremonies.
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