"A Decided Colombian Experience: Zipaquira" Top 5 Page for this destination Zipaquirá by richiecdisc
Zipaquirá Travel Guide: 58 reviews and 173 photos
Zipaquira is an unremarkable but surely authentic Colombian town a couple hours north of Bogota. Few would visit it if not for its “famed” salt cathedral that draws surely more Colombian tourists as those hailing from outside the country. That's okay, it is for this very reason you should perhaps go. It is a great chance to see Colombians enjoying their own country in a very natural setting. If you can combine this with a trip to sights further north, it is certainly a worthwhile stopover.
For big fans of salt carvings, you would have to say it's a must see even as a day trip.
If doing Zipaquira en route to Villa de Leyva you would be best served by a backpack if you are going directly to the... more travel advice
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