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La Catedral Primada, Bogota
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Admire the largest cathedral in Colombia at La Catedral Primada, the seat of the city's archbishop. A small chapel in the 16th century, the church was restored several times and was completely rebuilt in 1823, when it assumed the grandiose Neoclassical form it boasts today. Outside you can observe the picturesque facade and take postcard-like photos to take home from your trip. The relatively simple and plain interior houses the tomb of Bogota's founder, Gonzalo Jimenez de Quesada. Put La Catedral Primada on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Bogota trip builder.
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  • Beautiful Cathedral located in the town's main square, in the historic centre. It was built in the 19th century and is considered a national monument. The interior is simple but beautiful. Worth the visit!
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  • Know and culture you a little, you can leave that you have more than the history of Colombia, has many pigeons (depronto not like you) close to many cultural sites
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  • Looks beautiful from the outside wouldn't spend more than 2 minutes in the insides. La Candelaria has a series of 9 cucrches close by and most of them are waaaaay more beautiful, stunning and differen...  more »
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  • One of the main buildings at the Bolivar Plaza, it is a must go place if you want to capture the essence of Bogotá. Make sure you take a look at the newly restored pipe organ.
  • Beautiful Catedral! Love this place
  • Big Cathedral, still in decent shape. Worth a view if you are in Bolivar Square.
  • Beautiful church located right in the center of the historic district.
  • I give thanks to God for this opportunity that gave me travel to Bogota in a pilgrimage of the divine child of Agape Foundation. We arrived at the El Dorado airport to the Hotel, very attentive people wherever we were, visit the sanctuary of the divine child very cute. The next day visit Cathedral of salt, Hill of Montserrat Plaza Bolívar Linda Primada.La Candelaria. Then visit Cartagena de Indias beautiful place and its people. Cute places Hill the stern Castle San Felipe's deck, places of handicraft. Cute Bogota thank you for your stay. Blessings.
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