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Address: Carrera 6 Calle 1, Zipaquira 250252, Colombia
Phone Number:
+57 5945959
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09:00 - 17:40
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:40
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Beautiful completely carved in Salt Cathedral is unique in its kind and...

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.

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Zipaquira Salt Cathedral Admission Ticket
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Half-Day Guided Tour of Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral from Bogotá
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Private Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá Tour from Bogotá

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If you want to visit something different, and get some amazing pictures, this is the place to come and visit. It is located about 45 minutes away from Bogota, they have good... read more

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Sydney, Australia
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238 reviews
108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was not the amazing experience I had hoped it would be. This location is advertised as being Colombia's first wonder and I do not know why. The mine itself is pretty interesting and the cathedral is nice but it has all been ruined by the additions made for tours and tourists. It is totally inauthentic and over the top.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is something inherently interesting about building a temple underground as part of a mine. However, it didn't touch my heart. The guide explains everything but it seems more technical than spiritual. In part I was disappointed because I've been to the caves and underground church in in Cappadocia, Turkey where thousands of persecuted Christians lived underground for year, I... More 

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Houston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
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If you want to visit something different, and get some amazing pictures, this is the place to come and visit. It is located about 45 minutes away from Bogota, they have good restaurants in the food court, clean bathrooms, and the cathedral is a unique experience.

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Santiago, Chile
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128 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved our trip to the Salt Cathedral near Bogota! The whole concept of building a cathedral within a salt mine absolutely fascinated me, and I loved the ornate carvings and amazing details in the cathedral and tunnels that we walked through. I've never seen anything quite like this, it was incredible!

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Medellin, Colombia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While certainly religion is one reason to check out the Catedral de Sal in Zipaquira, it is also a marvelous display of engineering, architecture, ecotourism, history, and certainly many other areas of interest.

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Thank for your comment, we love to know that you visited us and that you took a great memory. Come back soon and recommend us with your family and friends. More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a unique place! No wonder it's Colombia's first wonder. Absolutely must see if you're visiting Bogota.

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Gatineau, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see. I mean: underground cathedral made of salt! I usually feel a bit clostrophobic. But the ceilings are high enough. The palace is simply grand! It's uphill. So, be prepared for altitude sickness. Surprisingly, once inside the cathedral I breathed better than outside. I was less tired too. (3rd day in Bogota, and I no longer... More 

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Thank for your comment, we love to know that you visited us and that you took a great memory. Come back soon and recommend us with your family and friends. More 

Miami, Florida
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45 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is not many times in life that you can enjoy a Cathedral 185 feet under the earth, in an old salt mine. You do not need to be a christian to enjoy such wonder since as a Cathedral is only barely active ( specially upon request from the Vatican and the miners union ), however there is an spa,... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed in Bogota for 6 nights. My last full day there, I took the trip out to Zipaquira and had a fantastic time. Zipaquira is roughly 30 miles outside the city, I was adventurous and took the public buses there with no issues. For those that want to save time and energy, you can take a taxi, Uber,... More 

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64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a private day trip with Beyond Colombia to visit the salt mine. We had a bit of a city tour as we left Bogota as well as a tour of the town before going into the salt mine with their on-site tour guide. During the tour the guide shared the history of the mine as well as details... More 

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