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Can't Miss Colombia: Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá

Do you know about the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá? It’s about 49km (that a little over 30 miles) from Bogotá. The cathedral is a Roman Catholic church carved out of a salt mine (where miners had carved a small shrine for daily prayers in the early 1930s) and was inaugurated in 1954. Additions were made Read more

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Do you know about the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá? It’s about 49km (that a little over 30 miles) from Bogotá. The cathedral is a Roman Catholic church carved out of a salt mine (where miners had carved a small shrine for daily prayers in the early 1930s) and was inaugurated in 1954. Additions were made in the early 1990s.

The Patron Saint of Catedral de Sal is Our Lady of the Rosary who is, of course, the patron saint of miners.

Have to been to Catedral de Sal de Zipaquirá? What did you think?

See more amazing pictures of the Salt Cathedral flickr.

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