wo of the restaurants at Cerro de Monserrate with the church of Guadalupe in the background facing north
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Cerro de Monserrate, Bogotá

For about $8, a cable car will take you to the top of a 10,000 plus foot mountain where you can eat at a good restaurant, walk the scenic gardens and view the fantastic reach of Bogotá. There is a 100 year old church that replaced one destroyed by an earthquake, and higher up a section designate for vendors where you can buy products made from coco leaves such as tea, wine, soda, liquor and etc. The indigenous Indians are allowed to sell such products, however you would not be allowed to bring these items in to the States. This place may have the highest percentage of foreigners you will find in one place in Colombia.

From Cerro de Monserrate facing the north of Bogotá
Cerro de Monserrate Bogotá Colombia gardens and vista of Bogota
Orange cable car for Cerro de Monserrate Colombia
Cerro de Monserrate Bogotá Colombia and Andes Mountains
White church of Cerro de Monserrate and walkway through gardens
Cerro de Monserrate Colombia and Andes Mountains
Walkway around the gardens of Cerro de Monserrate
Statue on Cerro de Monserrate
Looking east towards the mountains from Cerro de Monserrate
A typical cloudy day on Colombia Cerro de Monserrate
The Andes mountains east of Cerro de Monserrate
The Andes mountains east of Cerro de Monserrate on a cloudy day
Mountains Cerro de Monserrate on a sunny day
Cerro de Monserrate Church on a sunny day on a mountain top
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