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Plaza de Bolivar, Tunja

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Landmark Tourist Spot
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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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Great location with delicious food at very cheap prices!!! European atmosphere with the gentle and humble human spirit!  more »
  • Nice historical place..nice for a historical and architecture fan Great place in the middle of a peaceful site  more »
  • Biggest part of the square is nice, but on one of the sides is a really ugly newer building. The Cathedral is nice, not very special. The city has not much else to offer.  more »
Google
  • Nice neighborhood, colonial style
  • Nice place with a colonial look and beautiful shops and eateries. Nightlife aint that great though
  • Great place and historic
  • Nice place!
  • Ok