RNT 60248

Candelaria Walking Tour

Perfect Introduction to Bogota at La Candelaria: Past & Present History

Colonial streets mixed with colorful houses, street art, historical landmarks, culture and fascinating sights everywhere!

La Candelaria is a great place to get what Bogota is all about, making it perfect for an introduction to our city! In this Private Candelaria Walking Tour, get ready for a deep journey through our history and culture while you visit the main highlights (Bolivar Square, Teatro Colón, Chorro de Quevedo, among others) and discover our favorite local hidden gems. What are you waiting to discover the most touristic neighborhood through the eyes of locals?

Do you want to visit the Gold Museum? No problem, we can always customize this Candelaria Walking Tour for you!

3 hrs or 5 hrs
Private Candelaria Walking Tour
Monday to Sunday
Walking Tour
English or Spanish
City highlights & History Tour
Including: Private guide, Guided urban tour, Tour insurance, Guided urban tour, Entrance tickets
Tours Option: Meeting Point at La Candelaria (3,5 hrs), Private Car (5 hrs) Starts and ends at your hotel

5 Reasons to book this private Candelaria walking tour

Private tour only you and your local host.
Can be tailor 100% to your needs and desires.
Get unique historial and cultural insights from a local.
Discover Candelaria’s landmarks & hidden gems.
Would your like a guide visit to the Gold or Botero Museum?

What we will do during this private Candelaria walking tour

Check out our suggested itinerary, we can always personalize this plan according to your needs and desires.

Meeting Point at La Candelaria – Meeting point: Plazoleta del Rosario
Private Car – Pick up at your Hotel/bnb inside Bogota

Please note that with the Private Car option the car will be available for you the entire tour.

Take a look at one of the first universities in the country, known for being a jail during the colony!

Witness the corner where Colombia’s biggest murder mystery took place. Listen to the story behind it and understand the way it shaped our future and marked the beginning of a new era!

Walk through the most important commercial street in Bogota and be amazed by the crafts and creativity of Colombian street vendors.

Walk around the principal square not only in Bogota but in Colombia! You will see The Main Cathedral of Bogota, Justice Palace, Parliament and City Hall of Bogota.

It’s time for a coffee break! Enjoy the famous Colombian Coffee at one specialty coffee shop.

Take a look at the Presidential House of Colombia! Residence and office of every Colombian president since the early 1900s.

Go inside this beautiful baroque church, keeper of colonial secrets and hidden gems.

Wondering about the Colombian conflict? Let’s talk about it at this powerful place, it is built as a space for memory, art and dialogue.

*Please note that Fragmentos is closed on Monday. (Depending its availability)

Take a picture at the only neo-gothic Sanctuary of La Candelaria, house of the beloved Virgen del Carmen.

This hidden square is one of the most vibrant places in the city. Mostly known for its local & social atmosphere and its awesome graffiti art!

End this Candelaria Walking Tour and have a glimpse of our diversity in this farmers market.

Meeting Point at La Candelaria – Finish the tour at Concordia Market.
Private Car – Drop off at your Hotel/bnb in Bogota.

*Please note that with the Private Car option the car will be available for you the entire time.

Plans & prices per person

Lower price guaranteed.

Meeting point

Your tour will start and end at the historic district.

With Private Car

Your tour will start and end at your hotel/bnb.

1 person

81 USD

177 USD

2 person

54 USD

99 USD

3 person

40 USD

88 USD

4 person

34 USD

77 USD

5 person

29 USD

64 USD

6 person

27 USD

59 USD

7 person

27 USD

57 USD

8-15 person

27 USD

53 USD

For bigger groups please contact us.



December 2022

Our guide, Alejandra, was so amazing and gave us the most incredible experience in La Candelaria! The tour covered so much of the city’s incredible history and culture, giving my friend and me an invaluable perspective into Colombia’s past, present, and future. I would recommend this tour 10000000%!

Important Information

Always included:

  • Private guide
  • Guided urban tour
  • Tour insurance

Where we will be

Would you like to read more about this private Candelaria walking tour?

La Candelaria is the historical district of Bogota and our political, economic and religious epicenter, making it the best place to introduce you to our wonderful city.  On this private Candelaria walking tour, get ready to explore the must see historical spots and landmarks, starting with the Bolivar Square one of the most important squares in the country due to the buildings surrounding it and the stories they hide: Main Cathedral, Lievano Palace(City hall of Bogota), The Congress, The Justice Palace and the Antonio Nariño Palace (Presidential House). Then, discover some of our hidden gems and get ready to see the most touristic neighborhood of Bogota through the eyes of a local in this private Candelaria Walking Tour!

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On this private Candelaria walking tour:

The star point will depend on your tour option:

  1. Private Car: We will pick you up at your hotel/bnb and depart to La Candelaria in a comfortable car or,
  2. Meeting point: at the Plazoleta del Rosario, in front of Cafe Pasaje.

Wander through the colonial streets and be enchanted by the cool vibes of this neighborhood. Of course you won’t miss the Plaza del Chorro de Quevedo and the Embudo Street, one of the most vibrant areas of La Candelaria known for its local & social atmosphere, cultural activities and beautiful cobblestone floors.

Do you like to see churches and temples? We have you covered! During the Candelaria walking tour you will stumbleupon gorgeous catholic churches built during colonial times. By the way, you will love the architectural aspects as much as the stories we have to share about them.

Do you love graffiti? No worries, we know the best spots for you to enjoy great street art, get a glimpse of what local artists are doing and how it is creating a positive change in many neighborhoods!

No private tour of Zebra Fisgona Tours will be complete without some hidden gems. As an example, visit the Anti-monument Fragmentos, a place we cherish in our company as it was conceptualized and designed by the Colombian artist Doris Salcedo and built by female victims of the conflict in Colombia. This place is ideal to talk about the recent history of our country and the peace agreement that took place in 2016. It is, without a doubt, one of our favorite spots on this private Candelaria walking tour and we are looking forward to sharing it with you!

Finally, depending on the tour option you chose we will end the private Candelaria walking tour:

  1. Meeting point: We will end the tour at La Concordia Market.
  2. Private car: We will take you back to your hotel/bnb.

During this private Candelaria walking tour we are here to answer all the questions you may have, give you great local advice of where to go, eat, dance etc. If you have any special request, let us know, we can always personalize this tour for you!

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