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Bolivar Square: Our most recommended tours and activities

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.

Bogota: Private City Day Tour

2. Bogota: Private City Day Tour

Departing from your hotel or your preferred location, your vehicle and guide will be waiting for you to head to the city downtown, where you will visit the Gold Museum, the Monserrate hill, the Bolivar Square, the Concordia Plaza, The Chorro de Quevedo Square, The Botero Museum, and the Historic Candelaria Neighborhood, to Discover the Bogota past and present. Nestled into the Andean mountains at 3,100 M.A.S.L. (10,200 ft), the Monserrate hill will make you feel renovated by the pure air of the Mountains. Indulge yourself with a traditional appetizer at the Historic Santa Clara French Café, while being amazed by the city's panoramic view from your seat at the top of the Hill. Next, live a unique encounter between the colonial heritage, the republican and art-deco buildings, and the political history of Colombia’s contemporary times, while walking over the cobbed-stone roads of the old town. In This lovely neighborhood, you will find the Botero Museum where we will admire a collection of fine art from local and world-known artists, the historic Chorro de Quevedo Square, and The Concordia Plaza where we will taste a variety of Colombian chocolates made by a local artisan and cacao beans grower, and we will finish our visit to La Candelaria at the Bolivar Plaza, finding the Presidential Palace, The National Congress Building, The City Mayor Building and the Justice Palace. Finish the day visiting the Gold Museum. home of the goldsmith masterpieces from the pre-Columbian indigenous cultures. After visiting the museum, your driver and guide will be in charge to take you safely back to your hotel o preferred destination.

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What people are saying about Bolivar Square

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 20 reviews

It was our guides first time doing an English tour and he did brilliantly. He had excellent knowledge and showed us some very interesting sites around the city, not forgetting his very good English. Perfect way to start a trip if you’ve never been to Colombia before.

The tour was excellent! With fruit, beer, and coffee tasting. We walked along Candelaria and learned about the history of Bogota. Very fun and informative. Miguel was a fantastic tour guide.

Good amount of walking with plenty of stops and a leisurely pace to fit many types of travelers. Fun, insightful experience of the history and culture of Bogota. Super recommended!

The experience was excellent, the guide's explanation was clear, he had full knowledge of the places visited, I recommend it.

The trip and the guide was very good and very attentive.