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Bogota: Salt Cathedral Small-Group Tour with Entrance Ticket

1. Bogota: Salt Cathedral Small-Group Tour with Entrance Ticket

Travel for 2 hours north of Bogotá to the city of Zipaquirá, where you will visit the renowned Salt Cathedral. Known as a must-visit in Colombia, it is a monument of faith that has become an architectural piece like no other.  Explore the Roman Catholic church built in the ancient hollows of a salt mine, 180 meters below ground. Marvel at the cathedral’s architecture built within the mine’s remaining caverns and tunnels.  You will have 2 hours inside the Cathedral to visit all the sights as the audio guide explains about the process of salt formation, the architecture, and the mining process within every detail. Inside the mine, there are different pieces of stonework and sculpture that, due to their size and illumination, make this spectacular wonder an engineering jewel, famous around the world. You may also visit the light show at the very end of the tunnels before returning to Bogotá.

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From Bogotá: Jaime Duque Park and Salt Cathedral with Lunch

2. From Bogotá: Jaime Duque Park and Salt Cathedral with Lunch

Spend a full day exploring the outskirts of Bogotá with an all-inclusive tour of Jaime Duque Park and guided tour of the famous Salt Cathedral in Zipaquirá.   Get picked you up from your hotel or other accommodation in Bogotá and drive to Jaime Duque Park, located about 35 minutes outside the city in the Tocancipá municipality. The amusement park offers an array of family-friendly attractions. Enjoy a guided and all-inclusive tour with historical, architectural, technological, and environmental scenarios. Check out a replica of the Taj Mahal, a medieval castle, and the Museum of Mankind, among other attractions. Following the theme park, continue on to Zipaquirá and enjoy a typical Colombian lunch at one of the best restaurants in town. Choose between different meat dishes traditionally prepared over a fire or a vegetarian meal. Afterward, take a tour of the subterranean Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá and discover the main squares of the colonial city. The Salt Cathedral is considered one of the country’s most notable architectural and artistic achievements. Your tour guide will accompany you to the entrance of the salt mine where the guided tour of the church begins. The tour is in English or Spanish and lasts about 2 hours.   Before returning to Bogotá, discover the Plaza de la Independencia and the Plaza de Armas de Zipaquirá with one of the oldest churches in Colombia. Drive back to Bogotá and get dropped off at your hotel or location of your choice.

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Bogotá: 2-hour family walking tour

3. Bogotá: 2-hour family walking tour

Discover Bogotá's dynamic and attractive center with a walking tour designed to be enjoyed by the whole family. Set off from San Francisco church and head on a two-hour sightseeing adventure that includes an experienced local guide who can tell you about the capital's charming history. Marvel at the grand presidential residence of Casa de Nariño, the neoclassical architecture of San Francisco Palace, and more as you and you and your family take in the city sights at a relaxed and easy pace.

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What people are saying about Bogotá

The salt cathedral is very imposing, the transport was good and uncomplicated, the driver even dropped us off in La Candelaria at the end.

Un recorrido fascinante que haces a tu propio ritmo guiado mediante un sistema de audio que narra cada una de las estaciones.

Very cost-efficient way! The driver picked us on time, and there was an audio in the Cathedral.

great tour at a good price. Osvaldo is a very experienced guide and everything was on point.

It was a very nice visit and the video of the histort was great.