Principal Park

The Diocesan Cathedral was inaugurated and consecrated on November 9th 1870 but was only finally finished until 1916 and finally declared as a Cathedral in 1952, year when the Diocese of Zipaquira was created

The House of Culture

Visit Zipaquira and know this beautiful place with a lot of history.

Villaveces Plaza

Zipaquira city of ancient furnaces, balconies with geraniums y salt loafs.

government palace

You will not have any similar experience walking the streets of Zipaquira which are framed by houses and buildings, some built in colonial times.

Paramo de guerrero

Zipaquira ciudad de antiguos hornos, balcones con geranios y terrones de sal.

Our Fields

Did you know #Zipaquira is one of the oldest cities in #Colombia?

Forests Zipaquira

Colombia has few cities with so much history; Zipaquira is one of them.



Zipaquirá thanks to its natural resources is home to historic moments that marked radical changes to Colombia over the years and now with Salt Cathedral is a comprehensive tourist place that wants to grow it ideal for domestic and overseas visitors environment. Salt has been to Zipaquirá Colombia one imprecindible element to be released worldwide throughout the course of his history and in the same way now with increased tourist traffic to which it links the city to its inhabitants who daily come spend the tourists through the streets in the direction of the old part of town and then to the Salt Cathedral or as some people call the city " salt mine " or " salt " .

Catedral de Sal been visited by people from all over the world, from different religious creeds and customs ; even been visited by presidents of several countries over decades and royal persons of monarchic nations. "There have been several people who have settled in this territory since memorable times . This trip by a Zipaquirá scene of a series of significant events that marked indelibly on the course of history. Especially in relation to salt production inspiration in road infrastructure development of the country , the main center of trade and economic progress of the country . in addition cradle of freethinkers , villa training of artists, writers, intellectuals and a people such as evidenced by these routes. these landscapes show the social and cultural occupations that have left mark as : factory , industrial, food , landscape becoming cairns production location and experience with identity patterns of the town , in the middle of a lively, dynamic changing magic .

Every day Zipaquirá improves its offer different options with more comfortable hotels and appropriate to provide more long visitors stay ; fittest restaurants and more spacious and better options on their menus ; also supporting the citizen working processes and crafts inherited methods over time , among them the famous red caramelito . Currently the progressive growth has allowed the construction of more suitable pedestrian zones, and even shopping centers like La Casona de Zipaquirá and Megacity . The proximity to Bogotá opens the entrance to town very easily , which is also the option to get to it in the Tren de la Sabana. On the way salt is important to name the proximity to The Salt Mine Nemocon which is another attraction that should be visited .

In our website you can find all the most important information such as the hotel and gastronomic tourism; likewise a dynamic map to get to the Villa of the salt; Further we have photo galleries of the different areas of the city , contact information and a summary of our history. From here you can interact with the different digital windows and follow us to receive all updates , invitations to competitions and events held throughout the year.