Visit Bogota’s principle plaza, Plaza de Bolivar, situated in the heart of the city. The square houses a number of important government buildings and a statue of Simon Bolivar, sculpted in 1846, the first public monument in the area. Find the palace of justice, government headquarters, cathedral, and the national capitol building within a stone's throw from here, so you are sure to have plenty to see. Research activities before you arrive; the square frequently plays host to concerts, farmer's markets, and festivals. Try the "aqua aromatica," served by a few of the stalls situated around the square, a refreshing and delicious tea that is hard to find anywhere else in the quality seen here. Put Plaza de Bolivar and other Tunja attractions into our Tunja online day trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
Plaza de Bolivar Reviews
First walk into this square is impressive. Huge. Statue of Bolivar in the middle, 3 sides of colonial beauty, hundreds of pigeons, people wandering everywhere. Very picturesque with the hills in... more »
Heart of this colonial city. The second largest Bolivar Square in Colombia is a painting that perfectly portrays the historical, libertarian, academic and bohemian spirit of the capital of Boyacá... more »
It is small but has good shops and interesting restaurants with good food around. Recently restored and yet somewhat small. Good for photos
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