Monserrate mountaintop beckons visitors to Bogota

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One of the most popular hills in Bogota, Colombia is the magnificent mountain of Monserrate.  It’s also the highest point of the metropolis. Visible from almost anywhere in Bogota, it offers a breathtaking view of the city when standing at its summit.

In the 1950’s a cable car began operating to take residents to the peak of the hill increasing its draw as a tourist attraction.

In addition, Monserrate has historical significance and on its pathways displays sculptures of Jesus Christ revered by the region’s religious. It has been a place of retreat for residents for centuries.

Surrounded by the Andean forest, it’s a perfect spot for watching the sunset.  

Take a look at life from the top of the hill here.

Monserrate mountaintop beckons visitors to Bogota

Monserrate mountaintop beckons visitors to Bogota

One of the most popular hills in Bogota, Colombia is the magnificent mountain of Monserrate. It’s also the highest point of the metropolis. Visible from almost anywhere in Bogota, it offers a breathtaking view of the city when standing at its summit. In the 1950’s a cable car began operating to take residents to the peak of the hill increasing its draw as a tourist attraction. In addition, Monserrate has historical significance and on its pathways displays sculptures of Jesus Christ revered by the region’s religious. It has been a place of retreat for residents for centuries. Surrounded by the Andean forest, it’s a perfect spot for watching the sunset. Take a look at life from the top of the hill here.