Iglesia de San Ignacio (Church of San Ignacio), Bogota

Iglesia de San Ignacio (Church of San Ignacio), Bogota

The Church of San Ignacio was the biggest church during the colonial period. Its construction lasted from 1610 till 1767. The architect of the church of San Ignacio was Father Juan Bautista Coluccini (1604-1641), a Jesuit priest of the Society of Jesus. Jesuit brothers Pedro Perez, Rafael Ramirez, Diego Marcos Guerra and Loessing, the last author of many of the altars, tabernacles, pulpit and choir clad and brokers, collaborated with him in the construction.

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Sight Name: Iglesia de San Ignacio (Church of San Ignacio)
Sight Location: Bogota, Colombia (See walking tours in Bogota)
Sight Type: Religious
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Bogota Shopping Tour

Colombia is known for its gold and emeralds, recognizable national clothing, pottery, accessories, and other crafts. The country's capital Bogota is so rich in authentic shopping that it's almost mind-boggling to decide what to buy first and most importantly, where to buy it at the best possible price!

Start your quest at Pasaje Rivas Market, Bogota's oldest marketplace, offering...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 Km or 1.4 Miles
Bogota Old Town Walking Tour

Bogota Old Town Walking Tour

In 1538, the indigenous Muisca of the Colombian Altiplano had the advantage in numbers over the force of conquistador Gonzalo Jimenez de Quesada. Arriving in the Muisca Federation, the Spanish had only 162 exhausted men. However, the guecha warriors of Chief Tisquesusa were no match. The Federation fell in bloody battle.

In the area now known as Quevedo's Fountain Square, Quesada set up 12...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 Km or 2.5 Miles
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Architectural Jewels

Bogota, Colombia, is quite a city for an architectural experience. Attentive to the local historical heritage, the city has managed to preserve in full splendor most of its colonial buildings.

One such gem is the Palace (or House) of Nariño, the official residence of the President of Colombia. Its grandeur and historical significance make it a prominent landmark.

Not far away from it...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 Km or 2.3 Miles

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