Discover the places that have shaped the history of the city, and the country!

Everything you need to know about the historic center of Bogota is here! We will travel in time from the beginning of our indigenous ancestors through the period of colonization to the present day.

Tour Description

This is the best walking tour in La Candelaria, you’ll visit the beautiful historic center of Bogota, where you’ll learn about the history of the city while exploring it. Get in touch with the local culture, seeing the history come to life with stories from past and present.

We’ll make sure to give you all the recommendations you may need to continue exploring Bogota on your own, whether you want to see all the museums, or eat in the best restaurants.

This is a fun and informative walking tour full of curious facts about history, culture, gastronomy, architecture, places to visit, art and cultural offerings.

Beyond Colombia | Tour: Free Walking Tour Bogota
Beyond Colombia | Tour: Free Walking Tour Bogota

Check out our tour details and click on the book now button below to join us!

Beyond Colombia Tours | Free Walking Tour Bogota

Meeting Point

Find us right in front of the Museo del Oro with our red umbrellas! GMaps

Beyond Colombia Tours | Free Walking Tour Bogota

Finish Point

Centro Cultural Gabriel García Márquez

Beyond Colombia Tours | Free Walking Tour Bogota

Schedule: From Monday to Sunday at 10:00 & 14:00

Beyond Colombia Tours | Free Walking Tour Bogota

Duration: 3 hours

Beyond Colombia Tours | Free Walking Tour Bogota

Language: English & Spanish

Beyond Colombia Tours | Free Walking Tour Bogota

Cost: Based on tips

  • The origin of Bogota as the capital of the country

  • The great Bolivar Square and the history of its buildings, from the oldest to the newest

  • The controversial Bogota's Riot of 1948, known as El Bogotazo

  • The Chicha as an ancestral drink, and as a heritage, in the Concordia market. 

  • The small square of Chorro de Quevedo, where Bogota was founded, or so it says the legend…

  • Iconic graffitis of Candelaria in El Embudo alleyway 

  • Where to take the best pictures of Bogota and La Candelaria

  • The takeover of the palace of justice by a guerrilla group during the 80’s

  • And much more!

  • An open mind to comprehend all our history.

  • Umbrellas or capes. Please bring your favorite rainproof coat or umbrella, we can’t control the weather yet.

  • Water or your preferred form of hydration. This is a walking tour, and you may feel thirsty.

  • Comfortable shoes. You’ll walk about 5 km while also making some stops to listen to the guide.

  • Comfortable clothes. No pressure to look amazing, feel free to wear what makes you feel better.

  • Keep your friends close, and your belongings even closer. We’ll visit some crowded areas, so don’t give papaya!

  • English-speaking tour guide

  • Accurate and objective knowledge of Colombian history. We promise not to take sides.

  • Sightseeing of essential places in the historic center of Bogota (Candelaria).

  • Benefits and discounts with our recommended partners if you show our Free Walking Tour Map in our Linktree

  • Chicha tasting (when available).

  • Recommendations of local allies where you can have lunch, buy coffee, souvenirs, and more.

  • Drinks, food or souvenirs.
  • Transportation to and from your hotel. 

  • Transportation on the tour. We’ll be walking and taking resting stops.

  • Tickets or entrances. We won’t take you to places where sudden extra charges apply!

  • Exclusive tour guide. Remember this is a shared tour, we’re sure you’ll meet new amazing people.

Private Tour

Beyond Colombia Tours | Free Walking Tour Bogota Free Tours

If you are a group of more than 4 people or if you want to take a private experience of this tour, let us guide you through this experience with an exclusive tour guide. Click the following button and request your personalized tour.

Once you send your request, please check your email for our confirmation and further instructions to enjoy your vacations to the fullest!

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