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Zipaquirá Cundinamarca – Colombia Travel Guide

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Zipaquirá Cundinamarca – Colombia Travel Guide

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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 Santa Fe de 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.

Practical Information

  • Colombia
  • Cundinamarca
  • Central Savanna Province
  • 18 July 1600
  • 197 km2
  • 2,650 m (8,690 ft)
  • Zipaquireño/a

Weather and Climate: Zipaquirá, Colombia

The climate here is mild, and generally warm and temperate. Zipaquirá is a city with a significant rainfall. Even in the driest month there is a lot of rain. The climate here is classified as Cfb by the Köppen-Geiger system. In Zipaquirá, the average annual temperature is 13.7 °C. The average annual rainfall is 805 mm.


Night Life

Zipaquira is also famous for its nightlife and different kinds of bars and clubs.


Sites of interest of Zipaquira

The town is recognized as a unique place to visit that is brimming with traditions, history and culture and is a mandatory destination for tourists. It has an excellent road network which connects to the nation’s capital. Among the places tourists must visit are: the Catedral Diocesana (Diocesan Cathedral), Plaza de los Comuneros (Comuneros’ Square), the Centro Cultural Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Gabriel Garcia Marquez Cultural Center), the Parque Central de la Esperanza (Hope Central Park), la Estación del tren (train station) and the Parque Villaveces López (Villaveces López Park), among others.


Cundinamarca Travel & Adventure

Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá – Cundinamarca Travel Guide

Municipality: Zipaquira
Department: Cundinamarca
Country: Republic of Colombia – South America




Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá is a magical place, enjoy a tour and immerse yourself in a history that is carved out of salt, The cathedral’s cross is located at 180 meters underground and creates a sense of peace and tranquility, During your visit you’ll see a reflecting pool of 80 square meters, the estaciones del Viacrucis (Stations of the Cross)…

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Comuneros’ Square – Zipaquirá Cundinamarca Travel Guide

Country: Republic of Colombia – South America




Square built in the colonial era, some are buildings like the Municipal Palace and the Cathedral of Zipaquirá. Representative site of the city of Zipaquirá, it was the scene of the communal capitulations (1781), reason for which it receives the name of Plaza de los Comuneros, adorned in its frame by colonial houses with balconies, and republican. It has also been called: Plaza Mayor, Plaza González Forero, there is the Diocesan Cathedral designed by the architect Fray Domingo de Petres, who created the Cathedral of Bogotá. Plaza paved in 1823, remodeling and placement of pool 1938, and Plaza Actual 2002.

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Diocesan Cathedral – Zipaquira Cundinamarca Travel Guide

Country: Republic of Colombia – South America

Romantic classic style work, designed by Fray Domingo Pérez de Petrés, Spanish architect. The work began in 1805 and took 111 years to complete, until it was inaugurated and consecrated on November 9, 1916 by Archbishop Bernardo Herrera Restrepo. It is consecrated to the Holy Trinity and to St. Anthony of Padua.

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Cundinamarca Travel & Adventure

Train station – Zipaquirá Cundinamarca Travel Guide

Country: Republic of Colombia – South America

Designed by the architect Alfredo Bazzany in a French Neoclassic style, it was inaugurated on December 8th, 1827. It is currently located on 11th Avenue between 4th and 5th Streets forming an integral part of La Esperanza Park. This station was declared a National Monument in 1996 by Decree 0746.

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Cundinamarca Travel & Adventure

City Hall (Casa del Cabildo) – Zipaquirá Cundinamarca Travel Guide

Country: Republic of Colombia – South America

Main Square and City Hall (Casa del Cabildo) at Zipaquira, Colombia. The historic quarter was declared a National Monument of Colombia in 1982.

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the Plazoleta del Minero – Zipaquirá Cundinamarca Travel Guide

Country: Republic of Colombia – South America

The Plazoleta del Minero serves as an Amphitheater and can house 3,000 people in events. From there you can see 2 great works, the first Carving in Stone that shows the Indians carrying out works of Carved Mining, the work of the Master Zipaquireño Miguel Sopó Duque. The other work is the Monument to the Miner made in steel by the Master Alfredo Araújo Santoyo. The Plaza takes the Tourist to the entrance tunnel to the Cathedral of Salt.

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Cundinamarca Travel & Adventure

Finkana Thematic Park – Zipaquirá Cundinamarca Travel Guide

Country: Republic of Colombia – South America

Finkana is the new theme park that reaches the savannah of Bogotá to amaze the visitors with its magic, grandeur, strength, imagination and versatility offered by the horses in the world and others domestic animals.

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