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Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) Tours

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Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) is one of the city’s most popular attractions. It sparkles with more than 55,000 priceless archaeological and artistic treasures. Only a fraction can be displayed at any one time, laid out to tell tales of pre-Colombian mining, manufacturing, and metallurgy of pre-Hispanic Colombians.
 
The Basics
The Gold Museum is Bogotá’s most famous museum, as well as one of the most fascinating in South America. The permanent collection occupies three floors, with descriptions in Spanish and English. Don’t miss the Offering Room, where a light and sound show teaches visitors how gold was used in religious rituals. For a deeper understanding, join a guided tour, which can be combined with a visit to Lake Guatavita, where many gold artifacts were recovered.
 
Things to Know Before You Go
  • Gold Museum is a must-visit for history buffs and first-time visitors.
  • Plan to spend at least 90 minutes touring the collection.
  • Audio guides are available in several languages, including English.
  • A limited number of storage lockers are available.
  • The museum is wheelchair accessible; use the ramp at the entrance off 16th Street.
 
How to Get There
The easiest way to reach the museum via public transportation is to take the TransMilenio toward Las Aguas and get off at Museo del Oro Station. If you decide to drive, two-hour free parking is available.
 
When to Get There
The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday year-round, with shorter hours on Sunday. The museum can become crowded on Sunday when admission is free.
 
Visiting the Emerald Museum
Of course, all that glitters in Colombia is not gold. Consider crossing Santander Park to the Emerald Museum, a private collection of some 3,000 Colombian emeralds.
Address: Calle 16 No. 5-41, Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
Admission: Varies
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Museo De Arte Miguel Urrutia Admission Ticket and Private Guided Tour

Museo De Arte Miguel Urrutia Admission Ticket and Private Guided Tour

The Museum of Art Miguel Urrutia, previously called Banco de la República Art Collection, is a building with two large rooms, each of 500 square meters, to house temporary exhibitions of international stature. The complex also includes the Gregorio Vásquez de Arce square, an area for children's workshops, and an auditorium with capacity for 160 people. The three-story construction, inaugurated in 2004, was designed by the Bogota architect Enrique Triana Uribe who, for this project, received the 2006 National Architecture Prize.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$70.20
per group
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US$70.20
per group

Skip the Line: Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) Ticket and Private Guided Tour

Skip the Line: Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) Ticket and Private Guided Tour

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Enrich your visit to the Gold Museum with a private guided tour. As you explore the largest pre-Hispanic gold collection, learn about the many indigenous cultures of Colombia represented by these works. Find out about mining, production, artistic technique, and most significantly, the symbolism behind each extraordinary piece of gold.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$81.00
per group
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US$81.00
per group

La Candelaria + Optional Monserrate + Optional Gold Museum Bogotá City Tour 5-7H

La Candelaria + Optional Monserrate + Optional Gold Museum Bogotá City Tour 5-7H

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This Bogota city tour offers much more than an in-depth overview of the city. Pick up tickets to museums, sample local fruits and food specialties, and learn first-hand about Colombia’s economy through a coffee tasting—all in between checking out top landmarks with your guide. This tour packs in the value even more with a round-trip ticket to the popular Monserrate funicular if option is selected. You’ll be able to choose between a 7-hour tour including Monserrate, Gold Museum and Botero Museum, or a 5-hour tour which includes only Monserrate or museums. Join us!
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$56.00
Price varies by group size
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US$56.00
Price varies by group size
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Bogota 5-Hour City Sightseeing Tour with Gold Museum and Optional Monserrate

Bogota 5-Hour City Sightseeing Tour with Gold Museum and Optional Monserrate

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Discover the best of Bogotá’s tourist attractions, covering its most famous neighborhoods, museums and sights on this tour with optional 5-hour or 8-hour itineraries. Explore the cobblestoned streets of the La Candelaria neighborhood, see the city’s historic district and La Catedral Primera (Prime Cathedra), view gold artifacts at the famed Museo de Oro and take a cable car to the famous Mount Monserrate. Your trip also includes a guide, hotel pickup and drop-off, entrance fees and lunch (with the 8-hour tour option).
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$89.00
Price varies by group size
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US$89.00
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Salt Cathedral in Zipaquirá and City Tour in Bogotá (Private Tour)

Salt Cathedral in Zipaquirá and City Tour in Bogotá (Private Tour)

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Enjoy the first architectural wonder of Colombia: The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá and discover the main squares of this colonial city. Then let yourself be amazed by Bogota, a vibrant cultural, historical and heritage metropolis.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$107.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$107.00
Price varies by group size
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Bogota • Private City Tour

Bogota • Private City Tour

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Discover the fascinating Bogota urban spirit, a place full of history, culture & nature. Join us to an exclusive city tour and let be inspired by the exotic colors, unique flavors and dazzling senses of the Colombia’s capitol city.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$119.00
Price varies by group size
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US$119.00
Price varies by group size
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Bogota City Tour

Bogota City Tour

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With ColTrips the time you can spend doing long lines, you will use it to take advantage of each visit to the most important attractions of the historical center of Bogotá. With our benefit skip-the-line, you are the owner of your time and how to spend ir.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$111.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$111.00
Price varies by group size
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Layover / transit customized tour with locals (airport pickup)

Layover / transit customized tour with locals (airport pickup)

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We offer private tours for layovers in Bogotá from 4 hours onwards. The idea is that we will provide you with everything you need throughout the excursion. So you won't need to exchange any money. We both speak French, Spanish and English. Our traveler experiences and knowledge of the city allow us to create a perfectly tailor-made tour for you! Your tour will include: - Lunch / fruits or snacks based on the preferred activities. - 100% customized tour, we propose routes that you can modify any time. - Shared data (WIFI) and a cell phone for local calls when needed. - A beautiful souvenir of the tour - 24 hours assistance - Luggage storage - Snacks in the car We will also take beautiful pictures for you to take as a souvenir!
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  • 4 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$100.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$100.00
Price varies by group size

City Tour: Bogotá Essentials

City Tour: Bogotá Essentials

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Get to know one of the most vibrant and thriving cities in Latin America. A place with near a 10 million population mixes with the contrast of the mountain, its ancestral memory that rests on the hills and a city that expands in a vibrant scene, a bridge capital between the colonial, the urban and the worldwide.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$85.34
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US$85.34
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Bogota Private Premium Layover City Tour • Keep Safe from Covid

Bogota Private Premium Layover City Tour • Keep Safe from Covid

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Make the most of your layover in Bogota and explore the city’s main attractions on this private city tour. Tours include visits to the Monserrate Sanctuary, the Gold Museum, the Botero Museum, and much more. Learn about the history and culture of Bogota from your guide and capture memories of your whirlwind tour to remember for years to come.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$107.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$107.00
Price varies by group size
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Private Full Day Bogota Premium City Tour • Keep Safe from Covid

Private Full Day Bogota Premium City Tour • Keep Safe from Covid

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Discover Colombia’s vibrant capital on a full-day, private tour of Bogotá that goes from the heights of Mount Monserrate to the city’s museums, colorful neighborhoods, and gracious parks. Exploring Bogotá in the comfort and safety of a private vehicle means you can cover even more ground in limited time—without searching for a long series of taxis—then leave the car behind for walking tours of Bogotá's top destinations.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$116.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$116.00
Price varies by group size
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Bogota's Gold Museum Guided Tour Including Hotel Pick-Up

Bogota's Gold Museum Guided Tour Including Hotel Pick-Up

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Get an insider’s look at Bogotá’s celebrated Gold Museum thanks to this 3-hour private tour including your admission fee. You'll take a personalized trip back in time while exploring the museum’s collection of Pre-Columbian gold artifacts, pottery, and jewelry (one of the largest in the world), produced by the region’s range of diverse indigenous cultures.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$39.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$39.00
Price varies by group size
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Bogota Private 6 hours City Tour, Tickets, Coffee Break

Bogota Private 6 hours City Tour, Tickets, Coffee Break

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Bogota will surprise you! It is a cosmopolitan, bustling, modern and colonial city at the same time, which houses 8.5 million cheerful, kind, friendly, sociable and fun inhabitants. From the sector of large avenues and modern shopping centers in the north of the city to the colonial Bogota in La Candelaria, at the south center, it is a box of surprises!  There is a lot to see in Bogotá: Make sure you have all the time you need to make a pleasant trip, that allows you to appreciate what the city looks like, what it tastes like, what it smells like, what everyday life is like ...
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$100.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$100.00
Price varies by group size

Monserrate, Bogotá Center and Gold Museum

Monserrate, Bogotá Center and Gold Museum

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The center of Bogotá and the hill of Monserrate tells the story of Colombia, in the activity it will be understood why Bogotá was founded on this site, as was the original population in the pre-Columbian era, how were the country's independence processes and how This led to many buildings that we currently have. You will also appreciate the city from the hill of Monserrate, we will observe the way of expressing yourself through graffiti, and the art of the most important artist of Colombia Fernando Botero, the local gastronomy. The pre-Columbian gold representations to which they refer and because they attracted the conquerors will also be understood.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$45.00
From
US$45.00
Taking safety measures

Shared Walking Tour in La Candelaria Bogotá

Shared Walking Tour in La Candelaria Bogotá

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Get an in-depth insight in Bogotá's oldest and most eclectic district on this guided tour of La Candelaria. Your guide points out some of the most interesting street art as you walk to a chicha bar to learn about the local alcoholic beverage, then you head to a local market to taste of some of the nation’s unique fruits. Also visit cafés for insight into Colombian coffee and to the Plaza del Rosario and Plaza Simón Bolivar.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$12.00
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US$12.00
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Visit Bogotá Monserrate, Gold and Botero Museum

Visit Bogotá Monserrate, Gold and Botero Museum

On this tour you will know part of Bogotá, one of the most representative cities in Colombia and Latin America. The tour has been designed for travelers to enjoy with our hosts some of the most interesting places in the city. We start at the Parque de los Periodistas to start ascending to the entrance of the Cerro de Monserrate, there we can decide if we climb through the funicular or the cable car, once up we will have the opportunity to have a splendid panoramic view of the entire city. On the hill we can visit the Basilica of the Lord of Monserrate, the handicraft area and delight in the typical cuisine. When descending, we will walk through the old neighborhood of Candelaria, the oldest in the city, visit the Botero museum and the Gold Museum, where the world's largest collection of pre-Hispanic goldsmiths is located. A plan to know and understand the city and its evolutionary process.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$52.00
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US$52.00

La Candelaria, Mount Monserrate and Museo del Oro in One Day in Bogota

La Candelaria, Mount Monserrate and Museo del Oro in One Day in Bogota

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If you’ve got limited time in Bogota, get a comprehensive overview of Colombia’s capital on a full-day tour of La Candelaria (Historic Old Town), Mount Monserrate, and Museo del Oro (Gold Museum). In a small group limited to five people, you’ll explore the mountaintop neighborhood of Monserrate; admire landmarks such as Parque Santander and Plaza Bolivar in La Candelaria, the oldest part of the city; and admire glimmering exhibits at Museo del Oro (Gold Museum). Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$79.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$79.00
Price varies by group size
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Private Bogota Layover Tour with transfer in & out - 4 hours

Private Bogota Layover Tour with transfer in & out - 4 hours

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With even a short layover in Bogotá, you can explore artistic graffiti, local markets, or historic landmarks, then head to the summit of Monserrate for sweeping views across the city. Make the most of a Bogotá layover with a fully flexible, private tour that’s customized to your interests and schedule, and ensures that you’ll arrive back at the airport in time for your departing flight.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$106.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$106.00
Price varies by group size

Private Half-Day Premium City Tour in Bogota • Keep Safe from Covid

Private Half-Day Premium City Tour in Bogota • Keep Safe from Covid

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Benefit from personalized attention and the ability to travel at your own pace on this half-day tour of Bogota. Learn about the mix of European, indigenous, and African cultures that coexist in the city through your guide's commentary. Visit local highlights such as Mount Monserrate, the Gold Museum, the La Candelaria neighborhood, and others; traveling with a guide ensures that you won't miss anything important.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$94.00
Price varies by group size
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US$94.00
Price varies by group size
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Bogota City Sightseeing tour with Gold Museum and Zipaquira Salt Cathedral

Bogota City Sightseeing tour with Gold Museum and Zipaquira Salt Cathedral

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Explore the Bogotá fascinating history and rich culture and visit the amazing Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral on this guided excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, begin your urban adventure by traveling by cable car to Monserrate Sanctuary, strolling through the city’s historical center, and gazing at the Gold Museum’s impressive collections. Then, descend 590 feet (180 meters) into an awe-inspiring cathedral carved into a salt reserve.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$229.00
Price varies by group size
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US$229.00
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Bogota Center, Monserrate & Paloquemao Private City Tour ALL INCLUDED

Bogota Center, Monserrate & Paloquemao Private City Tour ALL INCLUDED

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Skip the run-of-the-mill group sightseeing tours with this private guided tour that offers the flexibility to adjust the itinerary to your interests. Lean about the history and culture of the city as you explore its most important attractions, its markets, and Monserrate hill.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$144.22
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US$144.22

El Dorado Legend Tour from Bogotà

El Dorado Legend Tour from Bogotà

Uncover the mysteries behind one of Colombia’s most fascinating legends on a full-day trip to the secreted Guatavita Lagoon from Bogotà. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city to travel deep into the Andean mountains, through spectacular landscapes of dense jungle and snow-capped mountains. Visit an indigenous town beside the lagoon and hear of how locals used to give gold to the gods as a tribute and sacrifice. Capture photographs of the iridescent lagoon surrounded by lush greenery, and then enrich your knowledge of gold at the glimmering Gold Museum in downtown Bogota.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$85.32
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US$85.32

Bogotá Private 8 Hours City Tour, Lunch, All Included

Bogotá Private 8 Hours City Tour, Lunch, All Included

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Let Bogotá surprise you during a comprehensive full-day tour, ideal for travelers on a time budget or first timers. Don’t worry about logistics or public transport as your guide escorts you around sights such as the Monserrate Sanctuary, the Gold Museum, and several colonial churches, before a stop for lunch. Then, continue by foot through the colorful Candelaria neighborhood and historic center.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$149.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$149.00
Price varies by group size

Private La Candelaria Tour. Includes snacks, guide, and tickets.

Private La Candelaria Tour. Includes snacks, guide, and tickets.

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Delve into Bogotá’s rich history on a private half-day tour of the Colombian capital’s historic center, La Candelaria. Alongside your guide, you’ll stroll along beautiful colonial streets while customizing your itinerary according to your interests. See arresting landmarks like Justice Palace and La Catedral Primera; browse fascinating exhibits in the Museo Botero or the glittering Museo de Oro (Gold Museum); and be seduced by the grand architecture of the Main Town Hall and Congress. Receive undivided attention from your guide on this private tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$119.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$119.00
Price varies by group size

Layover Private City Tour in Bogotá

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Layover Private City Tour in Bogotá

Make the most of a layover in Bogota with a flexible, half-day tour that’s fully tailored to your schedule. A private driver will meet you at the airport for the trip to some of the city’s top sites, including the historic center, Mount Monserrate, and an emerald shop, then take you back to the Bogota airport in plenty of time to catch your departing flight.
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  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$70.50
US$94.00
US$23.50 savings
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US$70.50
US$94.00
US$23.50 savings
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Bogota Must Do City Tour • Private & All Inclusive • 8hrs

Bogota Must Do City Tour • Private & All Inclusive • 8hrs

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Want to see the best of Bogotá in one day? It is possible in this private city tour! Join us and discover what this city has to offer. Uncover some hidden gems at La Candelaria, be amazed by the largest collection of pre-hispanic figures at the Gold Museum and enjoy the art of one of the most prominent living artists at the Botero Museum. Personalize this private tour to your likings and choose between a great panoramic view from the hilltop of Monserrate or a taste of fruits at Paloquemao Farmers Market! Would you like to have great traditional food? You will enjoy a delicious lunch at Origen Bistro, an awarded restaurant known for its unique approach to local gastronomy and our personal favourite restaurant to have traditional dishes. We love to spoil our customers, so you will enjoy an open menu lunch that includes an appetizer, main dish, soft beverage and coffee. Please note that Gold Museum is closed every Monday and Botero Museum every Tuesday.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$199.00
Price varies by group size
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US$199.00
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) costs USD 70.20. Guided Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) tours start around USD 70.20 per person. See all 89 Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) tickets and tours on Viator.
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