Located at two thousand six hundred meters above sea level, Colombia’s capital, Bogotá, is the third highest capital in South America after Quito and La Paz. In this series, we’ll traverse its streets, visiting some of the most representative locations in the “Athens of South America.”
Located in the popular La Candelaria neighborhood, the Chorro de Quevedo Plaza is one of Bogota, Colombia's most renowned tourist attractions and according to one theory, the site of the founding of the city itself. Tourists and locals alike flock there for both its historic and current significance, many hoping to try the famous "chicha," an indigenous fermented corn drink.
Come visit Bogota's beautiful landmarks, from the City Hall to the Montserrate Cathedral, guided by friendly Colombian tourists who will share the history of these emblematic buildings.
“El Cerro de Monserrate” [Monserrate Hill] is a famous Hill in the center of Bogota, Colombia, which is a destination for pilgrimages and home to many tourist attractions, including a church, funicular and aerial cableway. Our host, Edwin Galve, who works bringing people to Monserrate’s several restaurants, tells us about these and more!