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Catedral de Sal

Carrera 6 Calle 1, Parque Villaveces, Zipaquira 250252, Colombia
+57 5945959
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Beautiful completely carved in Salt Cathedral is unique in its kind and presents visitors a majesty unparalleled. 180 meters underground lies a place away from everyday life invites reflection, self-discovery and inner encounter with the spiritual part.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“day trip” (69 reviews)
“english tour” (25 reviews)
“light show” (50 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Carrera 6 Calle 1, Parque Villaveces, Zipaquira 250252, Colombia
+57 5945959
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It is a fun ride to get out of highly urban Bogota, into more proper Colombian experience, sit on a square or visit a church or a cafe. Beautiful setting beneath the surface of the earth. Right after entrance there is a light show showing...More

Thank Palenta
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I found this place a good place to visit as something a bit different - crosses & a cathedral in a salt mine. My husband got a bit bored by it. The entrance ticket of 50000 COP includes a 1 hour guided tour (english or...More

Thank MareeandPeter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful work of engineering and Mining that takes you through a wonderful tour of Christian Modern Art and and the way of people expressing closeness to God. A 1 km walk down and 1 km walk up in salt tunnels

Thank Manuel P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took a car and driver from my hotel (which gave me more flexibility in terms of timing) and visited this spectacular site. The drive took about 50 minutes from the city and was very picturesque once we left the highway. Oddly, it reminded me...More

Thank JPSF49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really wanted to love the Salt Cathedral. I've been to a salt mine near Krakow and was hoping this would be just as impressive. Unfortunately it was not. The entry fee for foreigners has been increased to 50k for the basic package. The main...More

1  Thank Conor G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can take this Tour in English or Spanish. Their guides are truly dedicated and proud of this "attraction". It's spiritual in nature only because of the efforts by the miners who believe in Catholism and it was their safety net to go home safely...More

Thank cfitmv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Incredible Place, Huge Cathedrals inside the salt mines. I bought some beautiful emerald from there as a present to my girlfriend.

Thank Ogonek V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a fascinating place, a cathedral 180 meters below ground. But actually, the attraction is not that fantastic in general. It is however a nice view down there when you look at the biggest cross, in the big auditorium. They really fool your eyes;...More

Thank Fisksk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The huge salt cathedral is very impressive. It is easy to go there by bus from Bogota. The guided tour is very interesting.

Thank Hermi H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a day trip to see the Salt Cathedral. Interesting with stations of the cross and a huge underground cathedral. The only other one in the world is in Poland. What fascinated me most, was the underground shopping stalls - full of souvenirs and commercial...More

Thank Kerry124
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Heng Z
2 June 2017|
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Response from sooner_orchid | Reviewed this property |
I have never traveled by bus since I have family here, so I do not know. What I know is that you will need to travel to Zipaquira by bus from the North Terminal in Bogota (Intermunicipal) and then hike to the cathedral or... More
19 May 2017|
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Response from Motke48 | Reviewed this property |
Four hours is more than enough
Lee W
21 March 2017|
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Response from Alan B | Reviewed this property |
The English tour is not as regular as the Spanish tours. From memory there are 2 every hour starting on the hour and at half past.