CALI

Santiago de Cali, usually known by its short name "Cali", is the capital of the Valle del Cauca department, and the most populous city in southwestern Colombia, with an estimated 2,319,655 residents. After Bogotá, Cali is considered as the second largest city in the country since the city spreads out across 560,3 km2 and has 120,9 km2 of urban area, besides of being one of the major Colombian cities with access to the Pacific coast in western Colombia, which makes the city one of the fastest growing economies of the country. Due to its proximity to the equator, there are no major seasonal variations. Cali is a popular touristic place and also is well known for the cali’s fair which is the most important cultural event celebrated in December.

Hotel Information

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How to arrive

The IAJES Second Conference will take place at The Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Cali, which is located south of the city

Address: Calle 18 # 118 - 250, Cali, Valle del Cauca.
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At the airport
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Check if your hotel has the option to pick you up at the airport
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If so, they will take you to your booked hotel without additional recharges
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At the airport
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Be sure to use the authorized taxi service
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In order to guarantee your safety and comfort, take taxis that are affiliated to the airport

Transport Information

Please check the link below for more information:
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Transport Apps

For your security we recommend use this apps
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Cabify
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Uber
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Easytaxi
You can download this app in
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Cultural Information

Santiago de Cali offers historical areas with cultural variety and other attractions. In downtown Cali there are many historic churches such as La Merced and La Ermita. Cali contains a well preserved historical center. The most important zone is La plaza de Caicedo, considered the center of the city, which is a square surrounded by many historical and modern buildings like El edificio Otero, La Catedral and El Palacio de Justicia. This plaza is close to other tourist places, like The Saint Francis church (in Spanish, Iglesia de San Francisco), the municipal theater, the Cali Boulevard and La Merced church. The city is also rich in monuments, parks, squares and museums. The most emblematic sculptures are Cristo Rey, located upon a mountain range; Sebastian de Belalcazar, founder of the city; and Las tres Cruces, a place of pilgrimage during the days of the Holy Week.