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Free Walking Tour Bogotá

Duration: 3h
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on October 04, 2018

Gran Colombia Tours is a travel agency dedicated to offering a different kind of tourism experience. To this end, we take time and care in the selection and training of our guides, so they can provide the best informative and entertaining experience to our customers. As the crux of the tour experience, our guides guarantee our tours are high-quality experiences with activities that encourage cultural immersion and unforgettable memories in a country full of secrets to discover. Our free tours are perfect for when you are traveling alone or in a small group and want to make new friends along the way. Explore the city, meet people from all over the world and have a great time learning. Guides will be waiting under yellow umbrellas at scheduled times and at designated meeting points for all travelers. All free tours are tip-based.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Join us on this incredible walking tour through the historic center of La Candelaria , located in the center of Bogotá, you will learn all about the city's history and culture, making friends along the way. La Candelaria is a creative hot spot in Bogotá, there is nothing like it in the entire city. Art-deco and colonial houses with baroque churches behind them ; the old and the new intermingle on this walking tour in Bogotá. Join one of our guides in the heart of Bogotá and discover what this neighborhood has hidden.
Inscribed in graffiti and mixed in drinks, you will discover Bogotá's colonial and indigenous past , and the roots of Colombian history. The perfect confluence of culture and conflict that can be felt everywhere, as you follow a graffiti trail through the streets of the old city.
Learn about the impact of the Colombian drug trade, the Emerald Mafia , and how it all aligns with their 50+ year armed conflict. State, drugs, war, guerrilla, trade: a volatile mix that has often blinded us to the best side of Colombia.
 Have you ever wondered why Colombia has some of the best coffee in the world?
End your adventure in the city center with a warm cup of coffee and learn its history. What does the visit include?

  • La Candelaria neighborhood
  • La Concordia Market Square
  • Santander Park
  • Seventh Avenue
  • Simon Bolivar Square
  • Peace process and presidential palace
  • The Bogotazo
  • Siege of the Palace of Justice
  • Pre-Hispanic urban art Includes
  • Guide of Gran Colombia Tours
  • Chicha tasting, local drink
  • Fruit and juice tasting
  • Origin coffee tasting

Additional Information:
- Does not include - Pick up and drop off at the hotel (Common meeting point for all travelers)
- This tour has a suggestion of 10 dollars.

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  • Meeting point:
    Cra. 2 #12b10, Bogotá, Colombia
    Cra. 2 #12b10, Bogotá, Colombia
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    Meet us next to the fountain in Plaza del Chorro de Quevedo every day at 10am and 2pm. Just look for the yellow umbrella! Plazoleta Chorro de Quevedo, 2-98, Cl. 12b #22, Bogotá, Colombia

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Nahikari 18 Apr 2024
Donostia-San Sebastian

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Muy simpática y agradable la pena que nos empezó a llover pero estuvo muy bien!
Sandra 16 Apr 2024
Sydney

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Yesterday, Cristian shone as an outstanding guide on our 3-hour tour. His knowledge and insights were enlightening, showcasing his deep passion for the history of Bogota and Colombia. He infused the experience with fun and forged strong connections with each of us. We were truly impressed by his vast knowledge and ability to recall specific dates of historical events.
Jack 11 Apr 2024

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
We had a great tour of central Bogota with Chris, he had not only great insight and knowledge of the city, but the long history of Colombia and South America as a whole. Would definitely recommend.
Catherine 10 Apr 2024
Sligo

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
A really enjoyable tour. Our guide Louis was excellent at delivering the tour. Thank you
Vanyo 10 Apr 2024
Sofia

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
Very nice and very informative!
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Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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