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Plaza de Bolivar, Tunja

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Visit Bogota’s principle plaza, Plaza de Bolivar, situated in the heart of the city. The square houses a number of important government buildings and a statue of Simon Bolivar, sculpted in 1846, the first public monument in the area. Find the palace of justice, government headquarters, cathedral, and the national capitol building within a stone's throw from here, so you are sure to have plenty to see. Research activities before you arrive; the square frequently plays host to concerts, farmer's markets, and festivals. Try the "aqua aromatica," served by a few of the stalls situated around the square, a refreshing and delicious tea that is hard to find anywhere else in the quality seen here. To visit Plaza de Bolivar and other attractions in Tunja, use our Tunja itinerary maker.
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  • Boyacá, tunja city very beautiful quiet, recommended to clear the mind, for good walkers. PS: it's very cold! 12:00 pm 14 c '
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  • It is a very nice place but lacks something that normally have the other squares in colombia, such as places where to sit, and more things to do nearby.
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  • It is the center of Tunja and there is into account the Cathedral, City Hall and the Government, also found near here several very old churches.
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  • No olviden tomar agua de panela con queso y/o almojábana en los sitios aledaños. Buenas opciones para ello.
  • Hace mucho frio jeejj
  • The room of Tunja... visit the historical center is magical.
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  • A colonial place which in spite of being the center of the siudad retains a tranquility and peace to see pigeons what playing with the children
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  • It is a square located in the historic centre of Tunja, surrounded by beautiful colonial architecture, where several government entities, Cathedral and museums, it is also a meeting place.
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