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"Following the Traces of the Past: Candelaria and the Emblematic Museums of Downtown Bogotá"
Discover the magic of adventure, nature and history with Luigi, your passionate tour guide. Immerse yourself in an unforgettable experience!
Starting at the imposing Plaza de Bolívar, you will delve into Colombia's history as you explore this emblematic place. You will be amazed by the majesty of the Primatial Cathedral of Colombia, which dates back to the 17th century and is one of Bogotá's main architectural landmarks. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to admire the Palace of Justice and the National Capitol, iconic buildings that symbolize the power and governance of the country.
Continuing your tour, you will go up streets 10 and 11, where you will have the chance to immerse yourself in Bogotá's history. You can visit the city's first school, an institution that has made a significant impact on education in Colombia since its foundation. You will also appreciate the first restaurant in Bogotá, a place with over two centuries of history that has maintained its essence and charm since 1816.
A must-stop on your itinerary is the Botero Museum, which houses an outstanding collection of artwork by the famous Colombian artist Fernando Botero. His paintings and sculptures, renowned for their voluptuous and exaggerated figures, will allow you to appreciate his unique style and worldview. Furthermore, the Bogotá Museum and the Naval Museum will provide you with valuable historical perspectives on the city and its relationship with the sea.
Continuing your journey towards Chorro de Quevedo, you will delve into the pre-Columbian and conquest history. This emblematic place is considered the point of origin of Bogotá and is rich in cultural tradition. Here, you can learn more details about the indigenous cultures that inhabited the region before the arrival of the Spanish, as well as the impact of the conquest on the city.
In addition to history, the Chorro de Quevedo area is filled with street art and graffiti that tell stories and reflect Bogotá's cultural identity. You can appreciate the works of talented local and foreign artists as you stroll through the colorful streets.
Finally, your tour will culminate on Calle del Embudo, a charming and traditional place. Here, you can enjoy the colonial architecture and immerse yourself in the bohemian atmosphere that characterizes this part of the city. Additionally, you will find a variety of bars, restaurants, and craft shops where you can relax and enjoy the local culture.
In conclusion, your tourist tour through the center of Bogotá will allow you to immerse yourself in the city's history, art, and culture, leaving you with an enriching experience and a deeper understanding of the Colombian capital.
What will we visit on this tour?
Meeting point:Cra. 7 #11-10, La Candelaria, Bogotá,...Cra. 7 #11-10, La Candelaria, Bogotá, Colombia
Our meeting point will be at the statue of Simon Bolivar.
1Outside visitBolivar plaza
2Outside visitPlaza de Núñez
3Outside visitPrimate Cathedral of Colombia
4Outside visitIglesia de San Ignacio de Loyola
5Outside visitColon Theater Bogota
6Outside visitBotero Museum
7Outside visitMuseo de Bogotá - Casa Sámano
8Outside visitQuevedo's fountain
9Outside visitJournalists Park
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).