CAPITULOS DE HISTORIA ZIPAQUIREÑA (1480-1830). VOLUMEN I.
Tisnes J., Roberto María.
Bogotá: Academia Colombiana de Historia/Secretaría del Consejo Administrativo, Sección de Publicaciones, 1956. xx, 706p., photos, illus., bibl., indices, wrps (light soil and water stains, pages yellowing) Used; Like New Paperback "Zipaquirá is a municipality in the Cundinamarca department, about 25 km north of Bogotá, Colombia. In Chibcha, the language of the Muiscas - the Indians in the area - it meant The Land of the Zipa. The Zipa was the king of this territory. Now the town is mostly known for its Salt Cathedral, an underground church built inside a salt mountain in a tunnel made as result of the explotation of the 'salinas' (salt mines). Zipaquirá has a very interesting architecture, the old center is also a turistic attraction; its main square is surrounded by old buildings of Spanish Colonial style" (Item ID: 63371)