The city of Bogota has a large number of parishes and churches, making it one of the best options for tourists who want to know the Catholic tradition of the country, the cultural history and its architecture. The walking tour will take
you to visit the most representative churches in downtown Bogotá, such as the Primary Cathedral which is the most important in the country, the Chapel of the Shrine, which houses the most important collection of colonial religious art, the church of La Candelaria with a gold altar and frescoes in its roof, the church of San Francisco with the largest gold altar in Bogotá, the church of the Veracruz which is the national pantheon and, last, the church of the Tercera with altar, side chapels and decorations in live wood and walnut cedar. It Includes: Private transfer to the center of Bogota, guide.
Bogota is known for having the largest commercial activity in Colombia and it is one of the most important in South America with about 65 large shopping centers and a great offer for all budgets. The tour lasts 5 hours.
Option 1. You will visit the north of Bogota, known as Zona Rosa, where three exclusive shopping centers can be found: Andino, El Retiro and Atlantis; you can also reach the most famous outlets in the city
Option 2. You will visit places for specific purchases such as handicrafts, emeralds, jewelry, leather products.
Walk around La Candelaria, followed by a visit to the Botero Museum located in the cultural block of the Banco de la Republica in a beautiful republican style mansion. This museum is a gift to Bogota from the maestro Fernando Botero, considered the most important Colombian artist in recent years. In the various rooms there are 123 works between pantings, sculptures and drawings of his own and 85 works of great world level artists of the past 150 years. Original works by impressionists such as Renoir, Monet, Lautrec; Cubists like Picasso, surrealists like Dali, Expressionists like Kokoschka among others. The visit ends with the ascent to the hill of Monserrate by cable car or funicular (subject to availability). If the weather permits you can see, on the western side, a spectacular view of much of the city of Bogotá and, on the eastern side, an ecological reserve with varied vegetation that is part of the Andean mountain range; the Sanctuary of the Monserrate Minor Basilica that houses the Miraculous Fallen Lord of Monserrate, wood sculpture made in the seventeenth century and a replica of the Virgin of Montserrate.
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Weather in Bogota:The climate in Bogotá is cool and overcast. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 44°F to 66°F and is rarely below 37°F or above 70°F.