GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Zipaquirá is a city in central Colombia, northeast of Bogotá. It’s known for its subterranean Salt Cathedral, a church in a vast salt mine featuring the Stations of the Cross carved out of rock salt. Just outside is a monument to miners. The Zipaquirá Archaeological Museum has pre-Columbian artifacts. The Casa del Nobel Gabriel García Márquez is a cultural center in a building where the author studied in the 1940s.

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HOTEL CACIQUE REAL

Hotel Cacique Real.

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IGLESIA PRIMER CONGRESO EUCARISTICO

Church of the First Eucharistic Congress.

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CITY CENTER

Zipaquirá is a city in central Colombia, northeast of Bogotá. It’s known for its subterranean Salt Cathedral, a church in a vast salt mine featuring the Stations of the Cross carved out of rock salt. Just outside is a monument to miners. The Zipaquirá Archaeological Museum has pre-Columbian artifacts. The Casa del Nobel Gabriel García Márquez is a cultural center in a building where the author studied in the 1940s.

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PARQUE PRINCIPAL

Gonzales Forero Square is the epicentre of Zipaquirà, surrounded by beautiful buildings that have conserved their colonial style, and are considered to be national monuments. The square contains a cathedral constructed between 1760 and 1870, with its stone façade, as well as the city hall and the Salinas administration building, with their green republican style roofs.

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SALT CATHEDRAL

The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá is an underground Roman Catholic church built within the tunnels of a salt mine 200 metres underground, in a halite mountain near the town of Zipaquirá.

HOTEL CACIQUE REAL

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Hotel Cacique Real.

IGLESIA PRIMER CONGRESO EUCARISTICO

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Church of the First Eucharistic Congress.

CITY CENTER

Fabio_s-LifeTour---Colombia-(2015-January-February)---Zipaquira_---Other-pictures-city---4654 COVER

Zipaquirá is a city in central Colombia, northeast of Bogotá. It’s known for its subterranean Salt Cathedral, a church in a vast salt mine featuring the Stations of the Cross carved out of rock salt. Just outside is a monument to miners. The Zipaquirá Archaeological Museum has pre-Columbian artifacts. The Casa del Nobel Gabriel García Márquez is a cultural center in a building where the author studied in the 1940s.

PARQUE PRINCIPAL

Fabio_s-LifeTour---Colombia-(2015-January-February)---Zipaquira_---Parque-Principal-_-Iglesia-Zipaquira---3243 COVER

Gonzales Forero Square is the epicentre of Zipaquirà, surrounded by beautiful buildings that have conserved their colonial style, and are considered to be national monuments. The square contains a cathedral constructed between 1760 and 1870, with its stone façade, as well as the city hall and the Salinas administration building, with their green republican style roofs.

SALT CATHEDRAL

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The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá is an underground Roman Catholic church built within the tunnels of a salt mine 200 metres underground, in a halite mountain near the town of Zipaquirá.

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