La Candelaria walking tour
Walking tours

La Candelaria walking tour

Availability: Daily
Duration: up to 3 hours 30 minutes
Language: English , French , Spanish , German , Portuguese
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Get to the heart of the city and learn about Colombian history at Plaza de Bolívar
  • Explore Pasaje Rivas where you can buy typical handicrafts
  • Taste traditional Colombian snacks
What to expect

This tour is designed for travelers who want to discover local lifestyle, food and hidden jewels of Bogotá, getting more than traditional sightseeing experiences.

After meeting your guide at the Gold Museum, you'll start the tour walking up to Eje Ambiental to learn about the reconstruction and social integration carried out by architect Rogelio Salmona. Then, you'll enter La Candelaria and walk up to Plaza la Concordia, a local market that exhibits the day-to-day vendor/client relations for vegetable and fruit sales. Once out, you'll walk through the narrow street of Chorro de Quevedo and stop to try a cup of chicha, a traditional fermented drink made with maize, inherited from native indigenous ancestors.

Then, you'll make a brief visit to the Botero Museum and continue down to Plaza de Bolívar. This main square is home to the most important administrative buildings and the legendary Prime Cathedral. Next, you'll enter a secret alley full of traditional handmade kitchen utensils. The tour will end with a delicious typical Colombian snack as the perfect ending for this experience.

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What's included
  • Insurance
  • Small snack
  • Entrance fees
  • Guided tour
What's not included
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
Where

Carrera 6 # 15-82, Bogotá, Colombia

Meeting point:
  • The main entrance of the Gold Museum
What to remember
  • Changes on the tour may occur due to external factors, these changes will be notified to you with anticipation.
  • It's recommended to wear long pants and abstain from any flashy objects or clothing
  • Bring comfortable shoes and clothes
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When
  • Daily at 9.00am and 2.00pm
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Provider
IMPULSE Travel
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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