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La Candelaria is a creative hot-spot of Bogotá. However, there is nothing like it anywhere else in this sprawling city. Art-deco and colonial houses, with baroque churches behind them, because the old and the new intermingled in this free walking tour in Bogotá.
In the first place join one of our guides in the heart of Bogotá and move in La Candelaria to discover what this neighborhood has hidden away. Inscribed in graffiti and mixed in the drinks, you’ll discover Bogotá’s colonial and indigenous past and roots of Colombian history in this funny walking tour in the capital.
Above all, you need to know that the free walking tour in Bogotá is available in English and Spanish and starts at Chorro de Quevedo Square where you will find one of our guides holding the yellow umbrella.
A confluence of culture and conflict can be felt all around, as you follow a trail of graffiti through old city streets. Move-in Bogotá’s famous neighborhood La Candelaria and learn about the impact of Colombian drug trafficking, emerald mafia, and how all lines up with its 50-year-old armed conflict. In other words: state, drugs, war, guerrillas, trade: a volatile mixture that has often blinded us to the better side of Colombia and Bogotá.
Ever wondered why Colombia has one of the best coffees in the world? Finalize your downtown adventure with a warm cup of the best coffee around and learn its story.
This tour has a suggestion of USD 10.
Not all of history is found in textbooks. Sometimes what you need is a taste of history. And what better way to taste history than through a region’s drinks?