Zipaquirá

Local nameZipaquirá
LocationZipaquirá, Colombia

Zipaquirá is a municipality and city of Colombia in the department of Cundinamarca. Its neighboring municipalities are Tausa and Cogua to the north; Nemocón, Gachancipá and Sopó to the east; Cajicá and Tabio to the south; and Subachoque and Pacho to the west. Its seat of municipal government is 49 kilometers from the national capital Bogotá. It is part of the Greater Bogotá Metropolitan Area, and is the capital of the province. It is also the headquarters of the diocese of the same name and that includes much of the Department of Cundinamarca, extending to the centre of Bogotá, the region of Rionegro, the Ubaté Valley, and the region of Guavio.

The town is primarily known for its Salt Cathedral, an underground church built inside a salt mine in a tunnel made as result of the excavation of the salinas. Zipaquirá has an original architecture, and the old city centre is a tourist attraction.

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Round-trip Independent Rail Tour to Zipaquirá from Bogotá on Scenic Steam Train from 58 USD

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zipaquirá

Address 9-41 Carrera 6, Zipaquirá, Colombia

Coordinates 5°1'41.174" N -74°0'13.136" E

Tours and activities: Zipaquirá

Round-trip Independent Rail Tour to Zipaquirá from Bogotá on Scenic Steam Train

from 58 USD

Half-Day Trip to Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral from Bogotá

from 89 USD

Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral and Laguna de Guatavita Day Trip from Bogotá

from 157 USD

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