Catedral Primada de Bogota Colombia
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Catedral Primada de Bogota Colombia

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Visiting Bogota's most traditional churches is a plan that consolidates the city as a religious destination. Besides, from the pilgrimage and the solemn celebrations, many legends and stories arise about how the magnificent architecture temples were built.

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This panorama was taken in Colombia, South America

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I can't say enough good things about South America. All the world's continents have amazing secrets and treasures laying in wait for your discovery, but in South America... just have a look at our pictures while you're waiting for online confirmation of your plane tickets to hit your inbox.

Text by Steve Smith.

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