Traditional Bogotá

    Avenida jime nez eje ambiental final
    Nestor
    03 May 2017
    Clock 50min      Length1.5mi
    Rating
    3 ratings
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    Tourdescription About the audio tour

    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 multicultural hotspot.

    You'll walk in the footsteps of Gabriel García Márquez, the Nobel literature prize recipient, and you'll get a glimpse of the places that have made Bogotá a cultural capital.

    If you like, you can stop at traditional cafes and delis along the way, or at the local market, where you'll see the mix of races that is the Colombian people. You'll also have the chance to buy some gifts to take back home.

    Majorlandmarks Major Landmarks

    Iglesia de Las Aguas, Academia de la Lengua, Plazoleta del Rosario, Iglesia de San Francisco, Pasaje La Macarena, Iglesia de Las Nieves, Teatro Jorge Eliecer Gaitán, Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, Biblioteca Nacional.

    Startingpoint Directions to starting point

    The starting point is the Iglesia de las Aguas at the Eje Ambiental, Calle 18 and eje ambiental. You can get by transmilenio, estación Universidades, by taxi, or walking if you are at downtown.

    Tips Tips

    Places to stop along the way:

    Café Pasaje at plazuela Rosario for coffee, water, refreshment or beer. Iglesia de San Francisco, Pasaje de la Macarena, Casa Liz for snacks, La Florida for hot chocolate and pastries, Colombia Linda or other handcraft fairs, Also you can check at the beginning Artesanías de Colombia and compare prices along the way.

    Best time of day:

    9 AM to 5PM

    Precautions:

    Take care of your belongings, be aware and vigilant.

    Comments


    Plus Write a comment

    Nestor

    I will check on it asap. Thanks for your comments, you should try, if you have the time , do the other tours that will give you an insight on life in the city since always.

    Posted by Néstor Route Creator , about 1 year ago
    Missing

    Really great tour - only one minor criticism, which is that my GPS kept losing track of where I was (maybe due to tall buildings?), but easily rectified by keeping an eye on the map and playing locations manually where needed. Would definitely recommend as a great intro to Bogotá!

    Posted by Dennis M , about 1 year ago

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