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Museo de la Cana de Azucar

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Address: Cali, Colombia
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Take a day trip to the Sugar Cane Museum

I recommend taking a day trip to the Sugar Cane Museum near Palmira. About 45 minutes northeast from from Cali. The hour long tour fits in well with a trip to nearby Buga and the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I recommend taking a day trip to the Sugar Cane Museum near Palmira. About 45 minutes northeast from from Cali. The hour long tour fits in well with a trip to nearby Buga and the Isaacs Hacienda. The Museum tour is in Spanish so you may need a translator if you struggle with Spanish. But, you can appreciate the historical... More 

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Hilbert, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took many pictures of the picturesque botanical hardens/ ground's- a true hacienda. All the notations are in Spanish but you"'ll get the general idea even if you don"t speak the language. Unfortunately we took sooo much time photographing the grounds the house was closed but there was still much to see from the outside and the grounds people let us... More 

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San Juan, PR
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Lots of old machinery for processing sugar cane. You can get a guide, but its nice to just wander through the gardens at your own pace.

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Santiago de Puriscal, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

We did a day trip out of Cali and went to Buga ( that is a must) then stopped by the Museo de la Cana on the way back... It is an old cane Hacienda that has been converted to a museum where you self walk to learn about the history of cane, which is also the history of the... More 

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Cali, Colombia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I've visited this place a few times and I can never get enough of it. The place is absolutely beautiful: its gardens are well kept and the hacienda is really gorgeous. I recommend you to wear sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat, put on mosquito repellent and you'll be good to enjoy a day at a beautiful historical place. My only complaint... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful gardens and very well maintained. Interesting history of the pressing of the sugar cane throughout time and the different regions in Colombia. The entrance cost is $8000 colombian pesos per person plus whatever tip you want to give to your guide at the end of the tour. The tour is about 1 hour long but not tiring.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

The house is very interesting and the gardens are amazing. It feels very much like a botanical garden. The small lakes and ponds together with a beautiful stream make the place very relaxing.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

i went here a couple of days ago. a place to visit, beautiful hacienda in the middle of the 'cañaverales', well maintained, excellent guide tour that's included on the ticket price, and lot of new things to learn about the place's history thumbs up!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Much more than a museum of sugar cane machinery, it was a fabulous botanical garden with beautiful walkways. A private tour or indecent exploring is available.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

This is a beautiful place and very well-maintained. There is a tour that takes you through the lush grounds. First you see different early methods used to extract the cane juice from the cane. Then you get to the more modern mechanical methods used in the late 1800s and 1900s. Most impressive is the huge waterwheel. At the end there... More 

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