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Bogota to Tunja Bus
The travel from Bogota to Tunja by bus is at a distance of 86 mi (139 km) and it takes about 2 hours. The terrestrial transportation company xxxxxxxxxxxxx provides a diversity in bus tickets for the traveller's choice. Tunja is considered the University City of Colombia due to the educational infrastructure the city has, besides the more than 50 colonial buildings, a heritage that embellish the city and transform it in a tourist place to admire. The climate in Tunja is high mountain, reason why it presents a temperature of 53.6 °F (12 °C) with abundant precipitations most of the year, being fewer at the beginning and end of the year. Warm clothes and a lot of water is what we recommend for you to get to know Tunja.
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Bogota is the capital of Colombia, situated at 2640 m a.s.l. The city is known as the "Athens of South America" due to its great numer of museums, theaters, libraries and cultural activities. It is the third most elevated city in South America, behind (La Paz and Quito). In your journey through Bogota you will enjoy the historical tour along streets that combine modernity with colonial architechture. Bogota is well known for its cultural events like the International Book Fair and the "Festivales al Parque", which are attended by both national and international tourists. The Gold Museum, the National Observatory, the Colpatria Tower and the Botanical Garden José Celestino Mutis, the old La Candelaria Barrios are all must see destinations for all tourists. We hope yiy enjoy your historical and cultural adventure in Bogota!
Tunja is one of the oldest cities in South America, It was first a Muiscas urban center, in 1000 a.c. aproximately. It was then occupied by the spaniards, who founded a city of their own in August 6th, 1539. During the colonial era, Tunja was an important political, cultural and administrative center, as well as a stanging point for expeditions to other regions of Colombia and Venezuela.Tunja Achieved its definitive independence from Spain in 1819, as part of the called "Paso de los Andes" (Crossing of the Andes), which allowed Bolívar to take the royalist defense by surprise. Much of this feats are recorded in local museums and other historical heritage in the city.During the Republic, Tunja became renowned due to its schools and education centers, and also due to harboring some of the best intelectuals of the country. By the end of the XXth century, Tunja begins experiencing an important urban expansion and an increase in private capital, which has made Tunja an important metropolis for the country.