On this tour you will be walking into the history of my beloved city. You will feel the sense of being a Bogotano and you will enjoy the sensations and sounds that make the centro of this capital a vibrant place to visit. The journey will be starting at the Plaza de Bolívar and ending at the Museo del Oro. Along the way you will hear about the history from colonialism to present day. See the historic buildings that have helped shape the past and revel in the beautiful architecture of the period. From Plaza's to Museums, tranquil Cathedrals to vibrant avenues. Come feel the pulse of this unique city and its fascinating history through the eyes of a local.
Plaza de Bolívar, Capitolio Nacional, Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Centro Gabriel García Márques, Plazoleta del Rosario, Museo del Oro
You can get to the starting point of the tour, the Plaza de Bolívar, by public transportation, transmilenio or taxi. If you are at downtown you can ask how to get to the plaza. The exact adress is Carrera 7 with calle 11. Please go to the front door of the Cathedral, that is located on the northeast side of the plaza.
Places to stop along the way:
Iglesia de San Agustín, Museo Botero, Centro Cultural Gabriel García Márquez, Café Pasaje at plaza del Rosario, Museo del Oro.
Best time to walk:
Between 8 AM to 5 PM.
Take care of your belongings, be relaxed but vigilant. This zone is guarded by police and military.
In this walking tour of traditional Bogotá you'll be transported from colonial times to the 21st century. It's a route designed to put you in touch with the cultural life of this city that has grown from a small village up in the mountains to a... More»