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April 28th, 2016

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Karissa Jobman

The Brilliance of Bogotá

The heart of Colombia lies in Bogotá, the diverse and colorful city settled between the Andean mountains. Bucket’s latest destination was chosen for it’s rich culture, history, and food for travelers to explore. Four carefully selected adventures give a taste of the brilliance of Bogotá for less.

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1. Cerro de Monserrate


Bogotá’s iconic symbol of the city, a white church overlooking the sprawling capital, is a treasure to all visitors and locals alike. Cerro de Monserrate features a spectacular view, history, cafés, and handcrafts. The pass includes a roundtrip ride to the top via telefericó (cable car).

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2. Walking Tour / Bike Rental

Choose between a guided tour by foot through the historic center or a bike to explore the city on your own. The walking tour travels through the historic center of Bogotá, where visitors will learn a the fresh and dynamic way of the Calanderian lifestyle.

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3. International Emerald Museum


Emeralds are the best known and produced Colombian gemstone. The Boyacá region is the largest exporter of this stone in the world. At the International Emerald Museum, visitors can see the whole process of extraction of the mine, polishing, cutting and sale of each stone. And at the end, you can even purchase some of this precious jewel to take home.

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4. Salt Cathedral in Zipaquirá

Located two hours by bus from Bogotá, the salts mines of Zipaquirá have become one of Colombia’s greatest wonders, not only for its architectural and artistic designs but also by the different attractions that you will see and make your visit unforgettable. Your pass includes entrance into the Salt Mine Cathedral, but with a few extra dollars, you can visit an on-site museum, climb a rock wall, see the mining route, watch a 3D movie, and more.


Interested in experiencing Bogotá in an afforadable and convient way? You can save 20% off entrance tickets to these attractions by buying a Bucket Pass here.

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