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Tunja to Terminal De Bucaramanga00:3010:30BOOK NOW
Tunja to Bogota00:3502:00BOOK NOW
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Tunja to Terminal Salitre00:3502:00BOOK NOW
Tunja to Socorro00:3011:45BOOK NOW

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Bogota to Tunja01:0022:00BOOK NOW
Bucaramanga to Tunja01:3022:40BOOK NOW
Terminal De Bucaramanga to Tunja01:3022:40BOOK NOW
Terminal De Socorro to Tunja00:2520:20BOOK NOW
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About Tunja

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.
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Travel tips for Tunja

If you have planned to move around the regions in Colombia, you might be asked to have the yellow fever vaccine. Other vaccines that you should consider -in case you travel to the jungle- are the tetanus vaccine and the hepatitis A/B.The electric current kind used in Colombia is 110-volt AC (110 V), with a frequence of 60 Hz. We recommend you to have a plug adapter if... you travel to places that use other voltage to avoid that the electronic devices suffer a short-circuit and don't work.Tunja has been recognized as the safest city in Colombia in 2015 but, as in any Large City, it's best to take care and carry your personal belongings with you all the time.The city is situated at 2822 m.s.n.m., so it's advised to carry sorojchi pills.
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Tunja weather

Best time to visit Tunja

Tunja is an atractive destination all year long, although you might want to visit the city in time for the Aguinaldo Boyacence, the International Festival of Culture or the Holy Week.

Climate in Tunja

Tunja is a cold city, with a subtropical highland weather and an average of 52,34º F degrees. It is recommended to bring warm clothes.

The things to do in Tunja

Tunja is an atractive tourism destination due to its historical heritage, specially its churches and colonial architecture, as well due to its international ...festivals. From Tunja you can easilly reach other tourism destinations in Boyacá, such as Villa de Leyva, Paipa or the Sierra Nevada del Cocuy National Park.
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Accomodations in Tunja

Hotel El Cid Plaza
Location: Carrera 10 # 20-78, 150008
Precio: Starting at 56000 COP (Double Room)
All rooms have private bathrooms and Cable TV. Has 24 hour reception service.
Hotel Salamandra Tunja
Location: Calle 22 # 9 - 13, 150001
Precio: Starting at 50000 COP (Double Room)
Hotel Salamandra welcomes pets, and offers free wi-fi in all rooms.

Important dates in Tunja

Boyacá International Cultural Festival(Between August and September)Anual event that gathers several shows from many artistic disciplines. Since 2009 the festival has an international guest, which brings shows from its own culture.
Aguinaldo Boyacence(16th to 24th of December)A renowned festivity, there are concerts of established artists, and also parades, sport tournaments and many other activities.