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Bogotá: Walking Tour in La Candelaria with Refreshments

1. Bogotá: Walking Tour in La Candelaria with Refreshments

Walk through Bogotá’s electric downtown neighborhood of La Candelaria with a local guide. Have your camera ready for the unique mix of architectural styles and historic sites that make the district a renowned cultural melting pot. Savor the local culinary culture with fresh fruit and coffee. Discover how the old mixes with the new and explore the Baroque, Art Deco, and colonial houses of La Candelaria. Walk through historic alleys filled with street art before heading over to the vibrant La Concordia market to mingle with the locals.  Taste refreshing traditional fruits and see the less touristy side of the area. Follow your guide past the Gold Museum and head through to Bolivar Square to learn about Colombia’s complex and resilient history. Finish the tour with some of the best coffee around and learn about how it's produced.

Explore La Candelaria: A Guided Walking Tour through Bogotá

2. Explore La Candelaria: A Guided Walking Tour through Bogotá

Meeting point: At the Hotel or at the Juan Valdez in the Plaza de los periodistas. Walk through La Candelaria along the street of the gratifis, street artists and houses with colonial architecture. Entrance to the Plaza de la Concordia, tasting of exotic fruits. Tour of the most emblematic buildings of the city (Sagrado Corazon de Jesus Cathedral, National Capitol, Congress, Colon Theater, Palacio de Lievano, Banco de la Republica Museums) while enjoying the local culture. Tasting of Buñuelo, specialty coffee or Chicha (native beverage). Admission to the gold museum. Local guide company - bilingual throughout the tour.

Complete Walking Tour in Bogota's Downtown

3. Complete Walking Tour in Bogota's Downtown

In this tour through the center of Bogotá you will get to know this interesting city, its different contrasts and the historical events that have transformed Bogotá into what it is today. At the beginning of the tour you will learn about the legend El dorado, the Spanish colonization and the founding of Bogotá. We will go to Plaza del Rosario where you will learn about the informal emerald market in Colombia. We will walk along Carrera 7ma and you will learn about El Bogotazo, an uprising that wreaked havoc in the city in 1948. Then, you will visit Plaza de Bolívar, which is home to important government buildings. We will walk through the neighborhood of La Candelaria, a colonial neighborhood that houses old architecture, here you will get to know an interesting drink present since pre-Columbian times called Chicha, you will learn about the urban art of Colombia and at the end of the tour we will have a fruit tasting in the market La Concordia.

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4.8 / 5

based on 92 reviews

Very good walking tour with history of Bogota and mix of fruit, coffee tasting. Also experienced Candelaria graffiti and Bolivar Square. Luis was an exceptional tour guide and spoke excellent English. The group was larger than expected.

The tour was very informative. we had the chance to learn hystory about La Candelaria, taste some colombian food and a real Colombian coffee. It was good to have Jose as guide.

The walking tour was great. A nice tour around the area with lots of information.

Great tour, the guide Louis was excellent, lots of interesting bits of info

We got to learn the Colombia and Bogota graffiti scene.