Salt Cathedral Zipaquirá and Mina de Nemocón.
The municipality of Zipaquirá is perfect for people who love to be involved in history and nature. There you will find houses that revive the Colombian colonial era and pictographs that teach you about indigenous cultures.You can immerse yourself in one of the most beautiful attractions of Cundinamarca. Take advantage now!
Description of Salt Cathedral Zipaquirá and Mina de Nemocón.
Zipaquirá, land of salt.
Descending 180 m below the surface and finding a Catholic church built in the heart of a salt mine is what awaits travelers arriving in Zipaquirá. In this municipality is the famous Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira, where it is possible to admire sculptures carved in salt, among which a 16 m high cross stands behind the main altar, a spectacle of the colonial era. With this tour you can learn more about a work of art of modern architecture, where we will enjoy this beautiful construction in the middle of a salt mine and we can get to know a little more about this town dedicated mostly to tourism.
The salt Cathedral In Zipaquirá it has been visited by people from all over the world, from different religious creeds and customs. This journey through Zipaquirá that was the scene of a series of significant events that marked indelibly the course of the country's history. Especially in relation to the production of Salt, inspiration in the road infrastructure development of the national territory, the main center of commercial and economic progress in the country. In addition cradle of freethinkers, village of training of artists, writers, cycling athletes, intellectuals and an example town.
What includes? Salt Cathedral Zipaquirá and Mina de Nemocón.
For you to embed yourself within this religious wonder in Zipaquirá we have you:
- Transportation by private tourism vehicle.
- Entrance to the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá and the Nemocón Mine.
- Tour accompanied by a tour guide.
- Medical assistance card
- Expenses not specified in the plan
Itinerary of Salt Cathedral Zipaquirá and Mina de Nemocón.
Recommendations of Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral and Mina de Nemocón.
To have a successful experience in Zipaquirá we recommend:
- The cathedral opens at 9:00 in the morning, it is important to arrive very early so as not to have to queue to enter.
The route is long, you must wear comfortable shoes.
Take care of the camera's battery, since salt in the environment discharges the batteries faster than normal.
I hope you have served this opinion.
If you want to get caught in this majestic place, we leave you with an idea of what you are going to live.
The territory it occupies today Zipaquira, city where Gabriel García Márquez went to school, was an important center of salt trade - vital for preserving food - before the arrival of the conquerors. This mineral, the essence of the municipality (founded on July 18, 1600), abounds in the salt Cathedral in Zipaquira, a religious sanctuary built in an underground salt mine. This municipality is relatively close to the capital city, Bogota.