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Enjoy an Authentic City Tour in Bogota, Colombia

Immerse yourself in history and culture during this city tour in Bogota, Colombia. You will visit some of the most iconic places in Bogota's historic center on this 7-hour tour and find many things to do in Bogota. Learn about the origins and culture of this incredible capital city from expert, English-speaking tour guides.

This tour in Bogota will also introduce you to the world's largest collection of pre-Hispanic gold at the Gold Museum. Take in the impressive collection from Colombia's most famous painter and sculptor, Fernando Botero at the Botero Museum. You don't have to be an art enthusiast to enjoy his work of plump figures. The day tour continues while you relish in the remarkable diversity of architectural styles present in the historic neighbourhood of La Candelaria. Be astounded by the spectacular views of the city from atop Cerro de Monserrate, a grand mountain that towers over Colombia's capital.

Departure Time: 9 am Wednesday - Sunday 


EXPERIENCE TYPE History & Culture

Historic City Tour Bogota

Bogota City Tour Highlights

Monserrate Tour Bogota

Cerro de Monserrate

Majestically overlooking the city of Bogota, Cerro de Monserrate is an iconic symbol in Colombia’s capital. A historic white church sits at the top of the mountain, more than 3,152 metres, or 10,341 feet, above sea level. This religious and cultural landmark allows for beautiful views of the city below and can be reached by train, cable car or by foot.

Historic City Tour Bogota

Plaza de Bolivar

Plaza de Bolivar is the main square and the administrative centre of Bogota. It features a bronze statue of Simón Bolívar, the famous liberator of various countries in South America, as well as the Catedral Primada, Palacio de Justicia (seat of the supreme court), Capitolio Nacional (seat of the congress) and the Edificio Lievano (Mayor's office).

Historic City Tour Bogota

Botero Museum

This museum is dedicated to Fernando Botero the Colombian most famous painter and sculptor. This museum was created after Fernando Botero gave his own personal collection of artwork to Bogotá in 2004. The museum also includes several works by Picasso, Chagall, Renoir, Monet and Pissarro.

Historic City Tour Bogota

Gold Museum

On display at the Gold Museum is the largest collection of gold pieces as well as other artefacts from the pre-Hispanic societies who live in the land today known as Colombia. The gold collection started with one single piece, the poporo quimbaya. Today there are more than 55,000 pieces in exhibition.

Historic City Tour Bogota

La Candelaria

This is the oldest and most historic part of Bogota. The streets are lined with colourful, colonial-style houses and the main square, Plaza Bolivar, is where the most important government buildings are located. La Candelaria holds rich history, beautiful architecture and fascinating Colombian culture.

What's Included

  • Transfer to and from the hotel
  • Guided tour in English
  • Entry tickets to museums and places mentioned in the itinerary
  • Ticket for Monserrate’s cable car or Funicular (railway)
  • Traditional Colombian lunch

What's Not Included

  • Any other personal expenses and tips

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