Cerro de Monserrate

 

 

View from Below

View from Below

On a sunny Sunday morning in Bogota we went to the monastery of Monserrate, which was completed in 1640, and has been a pilgrimage site since that time. In the picture above you can see the tower at the top of the hill, and also some vertical train tracks.

 

Funicular

Funicular

Here is the funicular car, coming down the track to the station…

 

Cables

Cables

…and here are Constance and Gracia at the top of the five minute ride…

 

View of Bogota

View of Bogota

…and here is the spectacular view from the top!

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