Marsella Tourism, Colombia

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Marsella is a town and municipality in the Department of Risaralda, Colombia. A traditional colonial town in the coffee growing region of Colombia in the mountains, 15 miles from Pereira, Typical temperatures are 15-20°C most of the year with high rainfall typical of the area. A colonial town is famous for its botanic garden Jardin Bontanico Marsella Alejandro Hombolt which was set up to promote ecological sustainability in the area, with a range of plants and wildlife as well as an education section with hands on science demonstrations of things like parabolic disks for bouncing sounds across the countryside, and the world's first catapult museum, set up in collaboration with local schools to preserve wildlife by getting children to donate their catapults to the museum. The town also has an historic cemetery Cementerio Jesus Maria Estrada, a colonial-style cultural centre and church in the main square and traditional galleria (market).


A place in Colombia, Marsella is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. A vacation to Marsella can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Marsella*

  • Pollution Statistics in Marsella

    Know the pollution level of Marsella before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 38.89 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 66.67 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 29.17 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 8.33 (Very Low)
  • Marsella: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Marsella for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Marsella.

    • Burglary and Theft 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 63.64 (High)
    • Car Stealing 34.09 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45.45 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 31.82 (Low)
    • Drug offense 66.67 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 70.83 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 37.5 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 38.64 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.5 (Moderate)
  • Living in Marsella - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 53.59 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 34.87 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 12 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 29.79 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 34.72 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 35.01 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 51.74 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Marsella

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Marsella

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.05 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.26 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.68 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 86.6 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 62.11 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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