Bogotá Historic Centre Free walking Tour

This is a tour designed to offer the traveler an extensive historical and cultural introduction to the city and the country. The tour has a duration of 3 hours, this tour will be through the historic center, La Candelaria; Las Aguas and La Concordia. 

What is a Free Tour?

It is about a walking visit with a qualified guides for free. Once the tour is finished, you can put a price according to your level of satisfaction.

Things to do Bogotá Historic Centre Free walking Tour

Hello, we are Oaca Colombia and on our essential Free Tour we offer you an extensive historical and cultural introduction to our beautiful city.

During the tour you will walk through the streets of Candelaria, La Concordia and Las Aguas. During the tour we will talk about the beginnings of the capital, the indigenous tribe that inhabited Bogota, the legend of El Dorado, the colonization, the independence of Colombia, the most important events for the country as the Bogotazo and the violence in Colombia; we will talk about important celebrities such as Fernando Botero and Gabriel García Márquez; besides knowing how a Colombian lives in Bogota, education, art, gastronomy, architecture and different essential tricks for the stay in the capital. This walk will last approximately 3 hours.

In the free tours, there is no established price. Participants can evaluate the guide's performance and, at the end of the tour, contribute with the amount they consider convenient according to their experience and level of satisfaction.

*The tour will not be cancelled due to bad weather, so we recommend bringing an umbrella. 

If for any reason you cannot attend we recommend canceling the reservation at the end of the confirmation email.

Highlights to see in Bogotá Historic Centre Free walking Tour

  • Bolivar Square
  • Congress of Colombia
  • Bogota Mayor's Office
  • Legend of El Dorado
  • Palace of Justice: The siege of the palace by M19
  • President's house: Visit to the presidential gardens
  • The oldest school in Bogota
  • Bolivar's house
  • Colon Theater
  • Botero Museum
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez Cultural Center
  • Candelaria Church
  • Chorro de Quevedo
  • Heroine of Independence (La Pola)
  • Concordia market
  • Park of the journalists
  • Bogotazo: Gaitan monument.
  • Plazoleta del Rosario


3 hours
Guide in Spanish and English

Adultos: free

Niños: free

Availability and starting time

10:00 - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

When to book?
You can reserve up to 2 hours before the activity
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel the reservation, so that the guide does not wait.


Materal didactic
Coca tea
Discounts on souvenirs
1 Participación en Premios Mensuales: Ver Premios


Food or beverages not mentioned

Meeting point

The meeting point will be at the Plaza de Bolivar in front of the church, the Catedral Primada. Our guide will be holding a green umbrella with the name of the company, Oaca Colombia.


How to book?
Limited availability. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability. Choose date and fill in the required fields. Secure and protected payment. You will immediately receive your booking confirmation.
Super safe route! COVID-19 efforts
Our route takes the recommendations and key considerations of security and protection against Coronavirus.
Is the interior of the monuments visited?
Only the exterior of the named sites
Is the tour adapted for people with reduced mobility?
Almost fully adapted
Guaranteed departures without min of travelers
Are animals allowed?
Activity recommended for children?
Yes, families are welcome

Our promises

Best price guaranteed
Quick and easy reservation
Multilingual Customer Service
Secure payment

Contact us

Do you have any question?
Would you like this tour in private?
Reservation online or by phone (+34) 621002436
Cancel or modify reservation

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