Free Tour Historic Center of Bogotá (La Candelaria)

Duration: 3h
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on March 21, 2019

We are a group of local guides who believe in the positive impact of tourism by offering you a complete cultural experience by foot through the streets of the historic centers of Bogotá, Medellín and Cartagena. Join us and discover what Colombia and our people have for you!

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Welcome to Bogota!

We want to With this walking tour you will discover and live our city through the eyes of the locals , so that you can give life to our cultural expressions, historical and representative institutions, our gastronomy, the tragedies that have changed the city and, of course, have fun. .

We will cover some topics, such as:

  • The story of chicha and beer
  • El Dorado Myth
  • Bolivar plaza
  • courthouse
  • Foundation of bogota
  • the Bogotazo
  • Informal emerald market
  • the false door

We will take you through the time when the Spanish came and started the new civilization, to the current organization of the city.

Discover with us what Bogotá offers you and feel the atmosphere of one of the most colorful historical centers in Latin America .

Experience our impressive, magnificent, romantic, charming, fun and friendly city!


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  • Meeting point:
    Cra 6 1592 Bogot Colombia
    Cra 6 1592 Bogot Colombia
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    You will find us in front of the Gold Museum. You will recognize us by our Red Umbrellas that say Beyond 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).

Tour opinions

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Eliz... 02 Dec 2022
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Travelled alone - Dec 2022
La experiencia vivida con el tour fue excelente en todos los sentidos, la calidad del guía, del recorrido, etc. Poder contar con el servicio de Beyond Colombia es una suerte para personas que necesitan ayuda y orientación cuando llegan a conocer un país
Maur... 01 Dec 2022
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Excelente tour. Muy recomendable. Guía muy bueno, cercano, confiable, amable.
Akyra 29 Nov 2022
St. Louis
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
I really loved the experience. Jeff was informative and you could tell he enjoyed sharing the history of Colombia and the city. I would take another tour of his if I go back.
Válter 29 Nov 2022
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Travelled in group - Nov 2022
We took a guide around La Candelaria with our guru Camilo. We learned a little about everything, architecture, politics, graffitis, culture, art with a mixed of rain but mostly fun and good time. Camilo has a lot to teach and it was a pleasure to spend this time with him!
Lucía 27 Nov 2022
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Erick nos lo ha hecho pasar genial. Ha sido super cercano y amable. Nos encantaría repetir. Un tour precioso, como la ciudad.
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What should you know?

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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