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==Get around==
 
==Get around==
  
Taxis are plentiful, with a minimum fare of $3.000.  Most trips within the city won't cost more than $4.000.
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Taxis are plentiful, with a minimum fare of $3.000.  Most trips within the city won't cost more than $4.000. tel: 3102183305
  
Minibuses are usually $1.200, and go pretty much everywhere.
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Minibuses are usually $1.400, and go pretty much everywhere.
  
 
==See==  
 
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==Eat==
 
==Eat==
 
*<eat name="La Buona Vita" alt="" address="Carrera 9 #23-45" directions="" phone="7422198 " url="" hours="Mon-Sat 12:00-21:30, Sun 12:00-16:00" price="$20.000 per plate" lat="" long="">Italian restaurant with great handmade pastas.</eat>
 
*<eat name="La Buona Vita" alt="" address="Carrera 9 #23-45" directions="" phone="7422198 " url="" hours="Mon-Sat 12:00-21:30, Sun 12:00-16:00" price="$20.000 per plate" lat="" long="">Italian restaurant with great handmade pastas.</eat>
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*<eat name="Piqueteadeoro La Novena" alt="" address="Carrera 9 - Calle 22" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Cheap traditional Colombian food and fruit salad.</eat>
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*<eat name="El Maizal" alt="" address="Carrera 9 #20-30" directions="Just off the plaza's NE corner" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Possibly the cheapest breakfast in town: Hot chocolate and roll with cheese, 1500 COP. Also set lunch and dinner.</eat>
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*<eat name="Restaurante El Gran Pollo Frito" alt="" address="Calle 19 8 88;" directions="" phone="7401064" url="" hours="10 am a 10 pm" price=";5000 a 20000 COP" lat="" long=""></eat>
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==Drink==
 
==Drink==
 
All nightlife closes at 1:30 AM, Sundays being rather dead.
 
All nightlife closes at 1:30 AM, Sundays being rather dead.
 
*<drink name="Bruder Pub" alt="" address="Kra 9 #21-89" directions="" phone="7443444" url="http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bruder-Pub/160836357261200" hours="" price="$8.000 per Liter" lat="" long="">Microbrewery and pub, good beer and good food at very affordable prices.</drink>
 
*<drink name="Bruder Pub" alt="" address="Kra 9 #21-89" directions="" phone="7443444" url="http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bruder-Pub/160836357261200" hours="" price="$8.000 per Liter" lat="" long="">Microbrewery and pub, good beer and good food at very affordable prices.</drink>
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*<drink name="Berlin" alt="" address="Carrera 10 - Calle 21A; 5th floor" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Cocktail bar with roof-top terrace. Nice view over the city.</drink>
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*<drink name="Pussini" alt="" address="Plaza de Bolivar" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Cosy cafe.</drink>
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==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==

Latest revision as of 19:49, 23 June 2016

Tunja is a city in northeast Colombia and the capital of the Boyacá department.

Understand[edit]

Get in[edit]

The bus terminal is located at the bottom of the hill where the main plaza is. Collectivos to the surrounding cities leave from upstairs.

  • From Bogotá : 18,000 COP / 2h30. Buses leave from the terminal, but it may be faster and more convenient to catch one at Portal del Norte.
  • From Cocuy National Park : 25,000 COP / 9h
  • From San Gil : 20,000 COP / 4 h
  • From Sogamoso : 7,000 COP / 1h30
  • From Villa de Leyva : 6,000 COP / 1 h / 39 km

Get around[edit]

Taxis are plentiful, with a minimum fare of $3.000. Most trips within the city won't cost more than $4.000. tel: 3102183305

Minibuses are usually $1.400, and go pretty much everywhere.

See[edit][add listing]

Do[edit][add listing]

Learn[edit]

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Unicentro, Av Universitaria #39-77. The largest mall in Tunja.  edit


Eat[edit][add listing]

  • La Buona Vita, Carrera 9 #23-45, 7422198. Mon-Sat 12:00-21:30, Sun 12:00-16:00. Italian restaurant with great handmade pastas. $20.000 per plate.  edit
  • Piqueteadeoro La Novena, Carrera 9 - Calle 22. Cheap traditional Colombian food and fruit salad.  edit
  • El Maizal, Carrera 9 #20-30 (Just off the plaza's NE corner). Possibly the cheapest breakfast in town: Hot chocolate and roll with cheese, 1500 COP. Also set lunch and dinner.  edit
  • Restaurante El Gran Pollo Frito, Calle 19 8 88;, 7401064. 10 am a 10 pm. ;5000 a 20000 COP.  edit


Drink[edit][add listing]

All nightlife closes at 1:30 AM, Sundays being rather dead.

  • Bruder Pub, Kra 9 #21-89, 7443444, [1]. Microbrewery and pub, good beer and good food at very affordable prices. $8.000 per Liter.  edit
  • Berlin, Carrera 10 - Calle 21A; 5th floor. Cocktail bar with roof-top terrace. Nice view over the city.  edit
  • Pussini, Plaza de Bolivar. Cosy cafe.  edit


Sleep[edit][add listing]

Dozens of options between the bus terminal and Plaza Bolivar, and somewhat beyond.

  • Hosteria San Carlos, Carrera 11 #20-12 (One block NW of Plaza de Bolivar), 0387423716. Old colonial house, a bit run down. No breakfast. Single 35000.  edit

Get out[edit]

Bogotá is 2 to 3 hours away, $17.000.

Villa de Leyva, one of the nicest colonial towns in Colombia, is 45 minutes to an hour away, take a minibus from the terminal, $6.000.

Paipa has a natural hot springs, with waterpark and spa. 45 minutes by bus, $4.000.

San Gil is the capital of extreme sports in Colombia, and is 4 hours away.

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