Building peace: armed conflict, drug trafficking and peace processes

Duration: 3h
Languages: English, Spanish
Guru: Camila
Registered on September 18, 2019

I have loved telling stories since I was a child, because sharing my fascination with stories and adventure is a pillar of my life. Storytelling led me to study journalism. During my studies I got to know the tourism industry and since 2017 I have been able to live the beautiful experience of being a tour guide. Sharing my little piece of the world with those who are interested in my beautiful country made me want to learn more about history, culture, politics and curiosities. Together with my friend María Paula, a sociologist, we have made this beautiful project that shows us the importance of memory, reconciliation and peace.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
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Tour description

Do you want to know about the armed conflict, guerrillas, drug trafficking and the peace process in Colombia?
Perhaps you came to my beautiful country after watching series (such as Narcos) that portray Colombia as a troubled and very violent country. But, have you ever wondered what is behind that Hollywood story ?

If you are interested in history and would like to know more about what has happened in the last 7 decades, this tour is for you!
We will visit:

  1. Santander Park
  2. Gaitan Memorial
  3. 7th race
  4. Bolivar plaza
  5. courthouse
  6. Nunez Square
  7. Exhibition " The Witness "


Get to know the Center of Bogotá with a little-spoken story!

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Cl. 16 #6-61, Bogotá, Colombia
    Cl. 16 #6-61, Bogotá, Colombia
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    I will be on the stairs of the Avianca building

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Edificio Avianca
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Santander Park
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Memorial to Jorge Eliécer Gaitán
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Race 7a
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Bolivar plaza
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Alfonso Reyes Echandia Palace of Justice
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Cloister of San Agustin
  • 8
    Outside visit
    FRAGMENTS counter-monument

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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4.99
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4.89
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4.98
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Katia 25 Sep 2023
Mexico City

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Travelled in group - Sep 2023
Paula te contagia su entusiasmo por la historia de su país.
Pablo 23 Sep 2023
Mendoza

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Paula nos paseo por la historia de colombia! Fue muy expresiva y conmovedora! nos hizo conocer una colombia no turística ! Muchas gracias por compartir tus conocimientos
Yolanda 06 Sep 2023
Valencia

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
El mejor tour de Bogotá. Explicativo y super interesante. Paula te guía sobre la historia de manera excepcional
LAURA 05 Sep 2023

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Travelled in group - Sep 2023
El tour fue mucho mejor de lo que esperábamos. Nos ayudo a comprender la historia de Colombia, mas allá de lo que cuentan las series de Pablo Escobar. Si bien es cierto, que algunas partes del tour son duras, Paula nos hizo adentrarnos en el dolor de una historia aun demasiado reciente con mucho respeto. Lo recomendamos 100% y ojala puedan seguir compartiendo y enseñando la historia colombiana al mundo y que cambie la percepción de este país hacia al exterior y que los propios colombianos aprendan para no cometer los mismo errores.
Amadeo 20 Aug 2023
Palma de Mallorca

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Travelled in couple - Aug 2023
El Tour fue muy interesante con muchísima información del conflicto, te hace ver un punto de vista desde dentro del país, totalmente recomendado! Paula fue muy profesional!
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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