The Salt Cathedral is a room built inside the salt mines of Zipaquira, metropolitan area of Bogotá, in the department of Cundinamarca. Actually it is a tourist site, it is more like a museum than a true cathedral temple. The architectural and artistic design of the new Salt Cathedral, is typical of Bogota architect Roswell Garavito Pearl, which came approved after the election project containing a total of 44 proposals at an event organized by the Colombian Society of Architects in 1990 competition; while technical engineering management was executed by the Bogota Castelblanco engineer Jorge Enrique Reyes.
Inside is a rich artistic collection, especially salt and marble sculptures in the full sense of deep religious atmosphere that attracts tourists. The Zipaquira Salt Cathedral is considered one of the most remarkable architectural and artistic achievements of Colombian architecture, even granting him the title of architectural jewel of modernity. The importance of the Cathedral lies in its value as a cultural, religious and environmental heritage. In 2007 through a competition to choose the 7 Wonders of Colombia; Salt Cathedral won the most votes; making it the No.1 Wonder of Colombia, but also was given among the new seven wonders of the modern world.
Knowing the Colombian capital, its streets, our Teusaquillo neighborhood, Rueda Bogota has selected the most relevant points as the historical center, oldest markets, architectural icons, art galleries, museums, home of artists and bars. The tour of the Salt Cathedral includes shuttle service, bilingual guides, access to the cathedral and traditional lunch. Rueda Bogota designs different day and night circuits. None resembles the other; all have their own color, its own personality and way of speaking. Which do you want to vibrate?