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Zipaquira Salt Cathedral

"Visit the majestic Zipaquira’s Salt Cathedral and the town of Zipaquirá with our private transportation from Bogotá and a Bilingual knowledgeable guide."


  • Immerse into the massive underground temple of Zipaquirá's Salt Cathedral.
  • Enter the depths of the largest salt rock deposit on earth.
  • Learn the salt production process and its development since pre-Hispanic times.
  • Visit Zipaquirá’s colonial village, wander through its main square, and observe heritage buildings.

Go 180 meters underground and let yourself be amazed by Zipaquirá’s Salt Cathedral; a majestic cathedral built inside of the largest salt-rock deposit on earth. Here you'll see the how Catholic symbology and contemporary engineering converged in the construction of a gigantic temple. 

With materials from this former salt mine and using lighting effects, sculptors created innovative interpretations of the Catholic Via Crucis that you will be able to see throughout the cathedral. Here you will learn about the creative process and the symbology behind the sculptures. You will also see salt formations and the vestiges of previous salt mining activity. After exiting the cathedral, you will head to the colonial village of Zipaquirá, famous for its various buildings that were declared national monuments. Here you will walk through the main square, and have time to taste the delicious baked goods of the region.



  • Foods or drinks


It is possible to bundle this tour with Guatavita Lake or the Bogotá City Tour.

Changes on the tour may occur due to external factors. These changes will be notified to you with anticipation.

Our tours with transport include the time of the journeys within the duration.

$133 USDPrice Per Person

Starting At:

8:30 AM
2:00 PM


$ USDPrice Per Person

Starting At:

8:30 AM
2:00 PM



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