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  1. Colombia
  2. Cundinamarca
  3. Bogotá
  4. La Candelaria

Bogotá: Alternative History Walking Tour

Product ID: 301778
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Discover Bogota's historical center on this 2-hour walking tour. Interact with actors impersonating significant figures in Colombian history, such as Simon Bolivar, and feel history come alive. Find out about other important aspects of the city's culture.
About this activity
Duration: 2.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Step back into the past as you walk through Bogota's historical center
  • Sense history's reverberations as you interact with actors playing characters from Colombia's past
  • Taste typical Colombian snacks and drinks
  • Learn about Colombian customs, traditions, history, and gastronomy
Full description
Relive Colombian history on this 2-hour walking tour in the historical center of Bogota. Learn about the colonial architecture of the city and be introduced to traditional elements of Colombian culture such as coffee, chocolate, emeralds, coca tea, and chicha.

Meet your guide in front of the La Pola monument located in the heart of La Candelaria. After an explanation about the tour's itinerary, set off on your walk. Discover highlights like the Botero Museum, Plaza de Bolívar, El Septimazo (know for its street performers), Art Collection of the Bank of the Republic, and Jimenez Avenue.

As you stroll through the main sights, you'll be surprised by important characters in Colombian history, represented by actors. Get a better understanding of former events in the city as these characters bring the narratives and stories of the past to life.
  • Chocolate
  • Coca tea
  • Coffee
  • Chicha
  • Fruits
  • Entrance and fees
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point

Meet at the La Pola Monument (Monumento La Pola), just up from Journalists' Park (Parque de los Periodistas).

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