Christmas is a time of celebration, joy and rest. That is why multiple cultural events and Christmas plans are organized to be carried out with family, friends, as a couple, or alone in the city of Bogotá and its surroundings. You will be able to visit tourist attractions with amazing Christmas lighting while enjoying the local gastronomy. Get out of the routine, say goodbye to the year in the best way and relive the magic of Christmas for your loved ones with these activities.
Christmas lighting in Monserrate
It is one of the most important tourist attractions in which the impotent city of Bogotá is observed from a spectacular panoramic view. In the December season, a theme called “Monserrate, a star that illuminates your path” is developed in reference to the traditional stars that can be seen from various parts of the city. From 6 pm to 10:30 pm, all visitors will be able to enjoy the Christmas lighting along its trails and infrastructure. To get there, it is possible to do it by a funicular or cable car to go up and down.
Tour of lights in Boyacá
The Boyacá Lights Tour allows visitors to develop different activities that range from contemplating the exuberant Christmas designs on the sidewalks, streets and parks of the Boyacá towns, as well as delighting in the local gastronomy of each one of them. In addition, witnessing the fireworks and lighting candles in its streets is a plus.
It is important to remember that many of the towns in this region have won national awards such as the best lighting in Colombia and the largest mechanical manger.
Christmas train in Bogotá Polar Express
The Bogota savannah train brings with it amazing Christmas lighting on board, in which different games, dances and lots of fun take place to continue the Christmas tradition and celebration. The train will be adorned with 10,000 meters of LED lights guided by Santa Claus and more than 612 passengers. The tour begins at the Sabana station, making a stop at the Gran Estación Shopping Center, then at the Usaquén station until arriving at the La Caro station in the town of Chía to witness a fireworks show.
Botanical Garden Light Display
Every December 6th, an exhibition of lights is opened to the public in the Botanical Garden of Bogotá based on the natural wealth of Colombia and with the aim of raising awareness about the protection and conservation of ecosystems throughout the national territory.
Remember that to enter and enjoy this illumination you must purchase tickets at TuBoleta or at the event ticket offices located in the main square.
Getting up early at Christmas in Corferias
Corferias is the ideal place to plan your Christmas purchases to decorate your home or workplace, as it offers the best designs and discounts to make sure you have everything you need without spending a lot of time and money. It is an experience in which you can access the latest trends and seasonal news that includes beauty, health, sports, toys, food and much more.
Alcaldía de Bogotá. https://bogota.gov.co/
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