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Catedral de Sal

Carrera 6 Calle 1, Zipaquira 250252, Colombia
+57 5945959
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US$18.50*
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Zipaquira Salt Cathedral Admission Ticket
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US$94.70*
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Half-Day Guided Tour of Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral from Bogotá
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US$72.00*
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Zipaquirá Tour Including The Salt Cathedral, Independence Square and The Main...
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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” (67 reviews)
“english tour” (25 reviews)
“light show” (49 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Carrera 6 Calle 1, Zipaquira 250252, Colombia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The salt church is very nice to visit. All service is very good from the tickets purchase to the guidance by the salt church employees. All is very nice conserved and clean. Good access and employees are welcome to give you information.

Thank Fabian B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Most impressive man made structure in Colombia, was suggested to become a world wonder. Take a good camera and make some effort to capture its true beauty, stone lines and huge stone crosses telling story of the builders, big hall as with the main cross...More

Thank Bali E
Reviewed 5 days ago

Hi I visited the place last weekend. It was amazing experience to see Cathedral , approx 200 meter below the earth surface within the Salt Mine. The great piece of architecture and excellent maintenance. Well facilitated for international tourist, well guided in English & Spanish...More

Thank anil_173
Reviewed 6 days ago

We came from Bogotá and were not part of a package or anything. We went on the afternoon and had planned to get there at 4pm, the traffic was so bad that it took us 2 hours to get there. Even though it's established that...More

Thank Carolyn G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our visit to Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá. We came as members of an organized trip so everything was easy for us (parking, getting tickets etc). We had English language tour. Salt Cathedral is an underground church in a salt mine setting. Your journey...More

Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 1 week ago

The old salt mines of Zipaquira Colombia now serve a new purpose in boosting the local tourist economy (the them was developed approx. 25 years ago). Approximately 1 hour outside of Bogota (more if in the traffic), the pueblo of Zipaquira is a quaint place...More

Thank Nadmar01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is magical, a must see. The cathedral is beautiful, and the history around it is very interesting. Before getting in to the cathedral you can enjoy a typical Colombian breakfast in downtown. Then, get ready to walk a bit and take a lot...More

Thank Andrea R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My visit to the Salt Cathedral left me unimpressed. It wasn’t a true “Cathedral”, which is the seat of a bishop. It felt like a tourist trap, with all the commercial underpinnings that accompany such places. It was the most expensive tourist place I visited...More

Thank TimSeattle1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tours are given in both English and Spanish. Guides are very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. We took a shorter tour (about 2 hours) and saw all of the highlights. Walk is mostly ramps but there are a few stairs & steps. Tour ends in a big...More

Thank david f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dug into the side of the mountain in the town of Zipaquirá, the mine has pulled what must be millions of tons of salt out of the salt dome in the hill. Salt mining was never an inherently safe activity, so the miners started praying,...More

Thank joelwakefield
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Heng Z
What time does the last bus leave Zipaquira to Bogota (Portal Norte)? Thanks!
3 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
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143molly
How much time do we need. There are two tours availale. One 4 hours, one 9. Thanks!
19 May 2017|
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Response from Motke48 | Reviewed this property |
Four hours is more than enough
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Lee W
We heard there is an English speaking guide that comes with your ticket. What time does the English speaking tour start? Thanks! -Lee
22 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.
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