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Discover all the places that make Monserrate a gathering point for both foreigners and Colombian people by visiting its restaurants, coffee and snacks stores, the Basílica and the Stations of the Cross path.
Also, understand the history of the Sanctuary of Monserrate and the importance of Catholicism for Colombians’ costumes and traditions. Try typical Colombian snacks and plates. Learn about native fauna and flora, and the two means of transport to the hill.
In an hour and a half, our tour guide will explain you how Monserrate became a place of pilgrimage with the construction of its first chapel in 1640 and how, over time, it also became a touristic place due to its outstanding viewpoints of the magnanimity of Bogotá and a hiking destination or a workout zone for those who are into exercising.
You will also make a wish in the wishing well and you will learn and discover all the superstitions, sayings and interesting, fun and most of the time unknown facts about a must-see place of Colombia’s capital.
Our guide will take you around 9 stops in which you will have a very complete view of Monserrate.
This tour has a suggestion of USD 8.
Monserrate is one of the most touristic places in Bogotá. Usually, it has a waiting line to buy the tickets. We recommend you coming 30 or 40 minutes before the scheduled tour so you get on time to the top of the hill.
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?