The Catholic tradition inherited from Spain wasn’t only a matter of faith. Its presence influenced architecture, art, crafting and Colombian traditions in a unique way. This religious tour will show you in an incomparable manner all the religious manifestations and its repercussions in Colombian cultural expression.
Stunning structures such as The Prime Cathedral, The Church Museum of Santa Clara, La Candelaria Church and Carmen Church are the home of stories, monuments and traditions that have survived the passing of time and all feature in this Bogota Religious Tour. You have the opportunity to visit these architectural and spiritual wonders in the downtown area or take a trip to the Divino Niño Sanctuary, a pilgrim destination that for decades has been a praying center. We know the history behind this devotion and we will take a stroll around its decorated fascinating structure whilst regaling you with tales of its past.
On this tour you won’t only be enjoying the majesty of the churches or the artistic mastery employed on their inside designs, but you will also be given a historical account of their origin and stories surrounding their past significance in regards to Colombia and faith in general. You will leave this tour enlightened and knowledgeable about the part faith has had to play in the conception of Bogotá and still plays in Colombia’s national identity.
SUGGESTED ITINERARY (Can be changed according to the client)
09:00 Pick up at the hotel/airport
09:50 Visit the main churches and sites of religious significance in the historic old town
The Prime Cathedral, The Church Museum of Santa Clara, La Candelaria Church and Carmen Church or the Divino Niño Sanctuary
11:00 Drive to Candelaria neighborhood and its colonial churches
13:00 Lunch at typical restaurant
14:00 Drive back to hotel
15:00 Arrival at the hotel/airport
***Includes: Professional bilingual guide, private transportation service and entrances.