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Zipaquirá Travel Guide: 58 reviews and 173 photos
Zipaquirá is a town with a population of 70 000, situated about 50 km north of Bogotá. Zipaquirá is known for its salt mines and the Salt Cathedral, which attracts many visitor every day. By making tunnels in to the hills west of Zipaquirá the salt has been mined here already since the Muisca period.
If you came to Zipaquirá to visit the Salt Cathedral it is also worth taking a walk in the town. Around the central square there are some colonial buildings and the church looks very nice. There is also an archaeological museum in the town.
To visit the Salt Cathedral you have to join a group. Most of the tours are in Spanish and so were mine. But when we... more travel advice
Café Plaza is a nice café in the corner of the plaza in Zipaquira. It is situated in one of the colonial buildings that... more travel advice
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