Marsella Tourism

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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 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (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 62.5 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 62.5 (High)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 62.5 (High)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 37.5 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Marsella - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 49.22 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 44.83 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 45 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 33.91 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 13.08 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 22.27 (Very 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 3.98 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.26 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 67.64 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 57.47 USD

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

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