Sanctuary of Monserrate

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Sanctuary of Monserrate

The sanctuary of Monserrate in the eastern hills of Bogotá can be seen from almost anywhere in the city. Devotees walk up an almost 2-mile path to this site of pilgrimage, which began in 1620 with the shrine of Our Lady of Monserrate. The basilica houses the image of the Fallen Lord of Monserrate and at the top visitors can walk the Stations of the Cross.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

In Bogotá travelers have access to a range of entertainment that includes around 50 museums, plus fine dining, lively nightlife, and nearby nature reserves.