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Mount Monserrate

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Address: Carrera 2 E No. 21-48, Bogota, Colombia
Phone Number: 57 1 284 5700
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Monserrate hill provides exceptional panaromic views of Bogata and beyond....

Monserrate hill provides exceptional panaromic views of Bogata and beyond.

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Great view!

The church itself is nothing special but the view from the top is great! There are also cute touristy 'kitch' markets selling over-priced souveneers if that's your bag, and places... read more

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The church itself is nothing special but the view from the top is great! There are also cute touristy 'kitch' markets selling over-priced souveneers if that's your bag, and places to eat. There are a few expensive restaurants that I didn't try but look nice. For cheaper options wander past the markets to the more handmade food places that have... More 

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Thank Mlerth
Oakland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful park so plan to stay up on the hill after the ride. There are two restaurants and a snack bar and church.

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Thank Janice A
Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Monserrate is an amazing, high-altitude, experience that anyone (in decent health) will enjoy. Besides the beautiful views, there is a gorgeous church that holds mass regularly and a wonderful market place at the top of the sacred grounds with great food and friendly people. This is a must-see in Bogotá.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The views of Monserrate are tremendous but prepare to bring an umbrella and spend a few hours up there if you're waiting for the perfect shot. We spent maybe two hours and the weather alternated several times between glorious and cloudy/rainy/windy. Lots of great vendors up there too for some shopping as well as local food vendors (plantains were amazing).... More 

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Thank Melanie S
Mexicali, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You should definitely go up Mt. Monserrate, it has great views, it is not far from the city and you can see Bogota from a different perspective. There is a sanctuary, a restaurant and shops at the top.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Its just a must in Bogota to see the town from above and visit the church and its surroundings. Don't walk up (too dangerous) but take the cable car.

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Montreal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the funicular up to the summit and thoroughly enjoyed the spectacular vistas overlooking the Bogota plateau. The long line moved quickly and the cool fresh air at the summit was a refreshing respite from the city below. It is best to go early before the afternoon rain sets in. There are some interesting local cuisine options once you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been to Monserrate twice. The first time was March of last year and I walked up the mountain. It was more challenging than I anticipated only because I was not used to being at such a high altitude. I took my time walking not only to catch my breath, but to observe and appreciate all of the beauty that... More 

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San Leandro, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Take a cab to the base of Monserrate, and buy a ticket on the funicular or the teleferico (which I recommend). At the top of the mountain is a church... walk around the grounds to see the "stations of the cross" in life-sized statuary. There's also a cafe and two restaurants. We had a nice meal in the restaurant "San... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you come to bogota necesita ver ir a este lugar to enjoy the view and naturaleza. It is over 3000 m high so do not walk fast. Take your time y disfruta.

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