Catedral de Sal, Zipaquira

Witness one of the most remarkable and unusual religious sites in South America at Catedral de Sal. Located 200 m (656 ft) under ground, this church was carved out of rock inside a salt mine used for over a millennium. Opened in 1995, the architectural wonder attracts thousands of pilgrims and tourists who come to admire the statues, reliefs, and icons made from salt. The cathedral is part of a larger complex called the Salt Park, which includes a museum and numerous designs carved from salt. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Zipaquira using our trip planner.
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  • The cathedral has a super well organized structure, already at the beginning you choose OQ want to visit and buy the correct ticket. We opted for the visit to the cathedral and the tour of the miners. We love the various scenarios in the Cathedral! It really is something very exclusive! After the visit we did the tour of the miner that was very fun! We chose to go very early to zipaquirá, and we arrived there around 9am, we were leaving, near the 12am, the cathedral was crowded!
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  • Old mine where a cathedral is made under the ground. Audio support available. Really needed.
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  • Its very interesting place to visit. Church under ground. Lots of walk. Must watch a short movie tells a lot about the history. I didn't like the amount of shops there, if its a sacred place don't turn it into business move shops outside a side, it doesn't have a be mandatory. Or don't call it a church then its a museum of salt.
  • Now this place it's a most see when going to Bogota. Its majestic. The sculptures and the lighting make this place a great experience. I loved the representation of every country with Virgin Mary and the end.
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