Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Santiago de Tunja, Tunja

#2 of 6 in Historic Sites in Tunja
Church Tourist Spot
Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Santiago de Tunja is located in Tunja. With our world travel planner, Tunja attractions like Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Santiago de Tunja can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • A must if you visit Tunja. Free entrance. Visit the chapel recently opened to the public, to the right as you enter.
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  • Fully impressive and gorgeous! Central point for gathering across the main Plaza! Very secure and safe area!  more »
  • Holy week in this place is the most beautiful thing I've seen in Colombia and its liturgical religious are consecrated to religion.
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  • Cool
  • Beautiful, ambient architecture for gathering
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  • It is the Cathedral more old Colombia possesses a unique architecture as well as its large size are the most important celebrations of the city
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  • The oldest Catholic Temple of Colombia. This Cathedral dates from 1574. Located in the plaza de Bolívar de Tunja, a simple Cathedral with an impressive dome.
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  • The main square is the only thing that I liked about this small town
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The primary neighborhood to check out for places to stay in Tunja lies just south of Calle 22. Budget-conscious travelers can head to the simple hotels that line the side streets of the neighborhood, providing basic rooms at good prices. On the prettier streets of the district, you'll find a few luxury options offering extra facilities such as spas, restaurants, and swimming pools. The highways leading out of town to the north and south offer a smattering of smart hotels and motels, giving enviable access to the surrounding rural areas in this patch of the Colombian Andes.
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