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Salto de Tequendama

Via Melgar | 22 km away from Bogota, Bogota, Colombia
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very scenic

a lovely spot it is perhaps an hour outside bogota there are some small stalls the building is now... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Mark S
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Canberra, Australia
Nice place

Lovely place where you can see the nature. There is contamination but local people is working on to... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Angelica T
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Waterfall 157 meters high
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“dry season” (3 reviews)
“cascade” (3 reviews)
“falls” (8 reviews)
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Via Melgar | 22 km away from Bogota, Bogota, Colombia
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

a lovely spot it is perhaps an hour outside bogota there are some small stalls the building is now operational. If in Bogota and 1 has time worth a visit.

Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely place where you can see the nature. There is contamination but local people is working on to make it better. Great ecological work. Beautiful old house that used to be a castle. So much history!

Thank Angelica T
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Parking is limited, but most people just pull off the side of the road. There are lots of cool roadside eateries set up all along the highway. The view is really remarkable, and there are great views from multiple points besides the main hotel vista....More

Thank Brian H
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

It is a natural waterfall , to go to it should go around an hour from the city of Bogota , it has a Mirardor which is a historic hotel located in remodeling, and from the viewpoint 's fall looks Water. This is a walk...More

Thank Daniel B
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

It's a magnificent waterfall during rain season. But the place as a destination is disappointing. There is barely any room to park or seat. Its very close to bogota so the time invested is not too much, anyhow try not to make it an only...More

Thank jmdegamboa
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

Located about hour and a half southeast of the city, this natural wonder gives you a break from Bogota's stressful lifestyle! Get away from the "trancones" (traffic jams) and enjoy this simple, but welcoming landmark...Enjoy!

1  Thank R2_Ramirez
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Reviewed 26 March 2016

This place is sad. I remember the amazing tales that surround this area and the waterfall itself, but all of that is destroyed in seconds when you stand there and smell how filthy the Bogota river is. If my memory serves me well this is...More

1  Thank Thorz
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Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

This place is really nice for you to stop in your way to mesitas or any other little town but that's it really, the place is ugly and old, the view is beautiful :3 but the water is disgustingly dirty and smelly, the museum is...More

2  Thank david A
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Reviewed 20 January 2016

The ride from Bogota to Salto included beautiful scenery along windy mountain roads. The waterfall is okay, but nothing great. Sad to see such polluted water in such a beautiful country.

Thank Dan-Nubia G
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Reviewed 13 November 2015

I have no idea. It took us 2 hours to get from the main bus station but only 2000 pesos each so it had that in its favour! The bus man nudged us we were there and when we got off the buss the falls...More

1  Thank roamingjode
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