Bogota is one of the best cities in the world to see street art, but if you are new in town, it can be tricky to find the best works and understand the social and political contexts behind them. This bicycle tour takes you through the city’s historical center and graffiti district to find massive murals, tiny paste-ups, stencils, and many more.
Ready to change your mind about urban art and Colombia? If so, enjoy this Graffiti-Bike Tour in the Historic Center of Bogota, Graffiti District, and 26th Street, which is full of these incredible large-format graffiti.
Take a closer look at the urban art in Bogota and hear fascinating stories about these artworks that reflect what’s going on with Colombian societies throughout history in its actual social context. What used to be a simple and unsophisticated urban artistic expression, now has become an impressive touristic and cultural attraction itself. And it is one of the most remarkable Urban Art Tourism destinations in the world.
We’ll meet at 9:00 a.m in our agency to pick up the bikes and meet your tour guide. You’ll be handed a bag with bottled water, snacks, a souvenir, and a hooded raincoat—depending on the weather.
Ride through old streets in the historic center while enjoying the fascinating contrast between the colonial architecture and the graffiti. Discover how this urban art has evolved from unsophisticated marks to astonishing artworks worth stopping and gazing at, and learn how they relate to Colombian history and biodiversity.
Hear in-depth commentary on the cultural background of the graffiti that brighten with life and color the setting. Visit exciting places such as the Chorro de Quevedo Plaza and learn about its historical and colorful “funnel street” and so much more!
Ride through the Bogota’s bikeway, which is the longest in Latin America—over 540 km, and has been modeled by several cities in India.
As the tour continues, you will take 26th Street. Gaze at its extensive collection of graffiti, filled with fascinating stories about the social conditions in the country, its biodiversity, and much more. Upon arriving at Graffiti District, you’ll try some typical snacks to recover your energy.
Enjoy the breathtaking large-format graffiti, 9m wide/6m high approx, and discover their hidden messages while hearing commentary on the numerous styles and techniques. Over 21 artists, both national and international, have made this possible.
Enjoy some typical snacks before heading back to the starting point. Finally, you will leave the bikes at the meeting point. Then, your guide will give you advice on what to do next, so that you can experience as much as possible in Bogota.
Bogota – Nemocon
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Min People: 2
Min Age: 3+