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Mount Monserrate, Bogota

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Ascend to the top of Mount Monserrate, which towers over Bogota. From the summit--3,152 m (10,341 ft) above sea level--enjoy panoramic views of the city and the surrounding landscape. A 17th-century church perches atop the mountain, dedicated to El Señor Caído (The Fallen Lord), a name derived from a statue depicting Jesus after he was removed from the cross. Christians have used the site of the church as a place of worship since the 1620s, and it remains a popular destination for pilgrims. Nearby, various restaurants, cafes, and souvenir shops provide refreshments and shopping for religious visitors and tourists alike. Get to the top by cable car or funicular, or join those on pilgrimage and make the tough trek on foot. Be wary of overexerting yourself on the mountain, as the high altitude can have adverse effects. Work out when and for how long to visit Mount Monserrate and other Bogota attractions using our handy Bogota vacation builder.
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  • If you're planning to do this, go early to avoid the queues. The view is fantastic and should be part of any Bogota itinerary 
  • Beautiful place to visit at night, we had the opportunity to go on holiday and the lights were beautiful. The restaurant French with view to the city very romantic, although the food was good, the price was a little high. The trip on the funicular was fun.
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  • Soy de Bogota and I've uploaded many times, notably in order to play sports, but if what you want is to go to lunch also is very good option, also if you want to gather all the plans and take advantage of the rise to enter mass, there are several ways to go, but my recommended is without a doubt is on foot.
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