Is a municipality of Colombia belonging to the department of Cundinamarca, located northeast of Bogotá, very characteristic for its colonial architecture and its tranquility. Guatavita is known for its main attraction: the Guatavita lagoon and the history that this contains with the legend of the dorado, this municipality is 55 kilometers away from Bogotá and is an ideal destination to get out of the routine and enjoy nature and the colonial.
Is one of the most important towns due to its history and national importance. If you want to get out of the routine and are looking for tranquility, this is the ideal place, it will allow you to get in touch with nature and at the same time you will find that this town is a magical place that contains a great history and cultural and gastronomic richness, its beautiful streets Colonial and cobblestone will be the center of attention.
This town is an ideal destination for do all kinds of activities,will give you some ideas of places to visit:
Is one of the most famous places because it contains the incredible legend of the dorado, which tells the story of how past indigenous communities performed their sacred rites within this lagoon, it represents an important part in terms of belief and it has 613 hectares, which you can enjoy and surrounding you with nature, its average temperature is between 9º C and 10º C. It is open to the public from Tuesday to Sunday from 8:40 am to 4:00 pm.
Guatavita has a great history in terms of its indigenous cultures, this museum wishes to show the traditions and culture of the Muisca. There you can see different pieces of paintings, sculptures, canvases and others of this civilization so representative for the history of Colombia, this is located at Cra. 7 # 5-1, Guatavita.
Meet the first wonder of Colombia located in Zipaquirá, this is unique in the world and has a religious aspect. Inside the mine you will find various religious pieces carved in salt and marble. In 2007 this was called a wonder of the world, being the first in Colombia. It is an excellent religious attraction and at the same time, you can enjoy the architectural and artistic advances of Colombian architecture
Let yourself be fascinated by the first wonder of Colombia, what are you waiting for?
This wonderful cathedral is Catholic and is located in the historic center of Zipaquirá, it is characteristic for its classic and romantic architecture, it will be an ideal attraction for religious tourism, there you can walk, pray, meet and take pictures if you wish.