Candelaria Walking Tour in Bogotá (Private)

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This is the best way to get to know the historic center of Bogotá, we will travel back in time from the beginnings of our indigenous ancestors through the period of colonization to the present day. This is a fun and informative tour full of fun facts about history, culture, gastronomy, architecture, places to visit, art and cultural offerings.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Bogota

Bogotá Gold Museum: Once the group is complete, our guide will welcome and recommend the tour. Our guide will start talking about Christopher Columbus, the discovery of America, the legend of El Dorado, the Muisca culture, the Gold Museum and its collection and the Guatavita Lagoon. Santander Park: We start the tour, right there in the center of Santander Park, where we will address topics such as: the process of Independence, the territories of Colombia: La Gran Colombia. The place where we are: Plaza Santander, the regional market and the Crusades. Monument to Jorge Eliecer Gaitán: Then, we start the tour in the seventh race, where we can see the monument to the Caudillo, where we can include: Bogotá before the Bogotazo, who was Gaitán, the liberal force, the great, Fidel Castro in Bogota, the architecture change because of the Bogotazo, the Cold War, Socialism and the Era of violence.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bogota

Plaza de La Concordia: We will walk a few minutes to enter the heart of the historic center of Bogotá, there we will have a panoramic view of Monserrate, we can talk about the graffiti culture of the city, we will see the Callejón del Embudo. Chorro de Quevedo: Then, our guide will show you the elements of our idiosyncrasy and indigenous legacy: drinks, traditions and the colonization process. We can talk about the founding of Bogotá, the contrasts of Bogotá, the cultural activities of El Chorro and the Sculptures of La Candelaria. La Salle University: Moving south a bit, we can see La Salle University and at this point we can talk about public and private education in Colombia. Botero Museum: We walk towards the administrative center and we find the Botero Museum, here we will know the famous collection of Fernando Botero that shows the beauty of curvy people and interacts with the Colombian idiosyncrasy.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bogota

Casa de la Moneda Museum: At this point, our guide will tell you about the style of the house and its coat of arms and the Casa de la Moneda collection. Colon Theater: Moving a few more streets forward we find the Colon Theater, the San Carlos Palace and we will talk about the September Night Plaque. Plaza de Bolívar: We will arrive at the main square of Bogotá, where our guide will talk to you about the 3 powers in Colombia: the Nariño Palace, the Capitol and the Palace of Justice. We will also tell the story of the Taking of the Palace in 1985 by one of the guerrillas: the M19.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bogota

La Puerta Falsa: Leaving the Plaza de Bolívar, we find the street of typical restaurants in Bogotá, we find this restaurant the most famous in Bogotá for the history of its name. Also our guide will tell you the story of "Las Onces". Gabriel García Márquez Cultural Center: Finally, our guide will tell you about Gabriel García Márquez and his contribution to Latin American literature, who was the winner of a Nobel Prize.

Duration: 30 minutes
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