Bogotá Things to Do

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  • 1. La Candelaria - Downtown

    Downtown this is the clonial part of the city centre. Most buildings still preserve their original architecture. Going around Candelaria and its narrows street is also easy to find some pictorial...

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  • 2. Monserrate

    I started my time in Bogota by taking the cable car ride up to Monserrate, a 3,152 meter mountain in the middle of the city. There is a church with a shrine up there and restaurants. You get amazing...

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  • 3. Gold Museum - Museo del Oro

    The gold museum in Bogota is inside the Banco de la Republica. The exhibitions were renovated in 2008 and are now in a wider area. In this museum you will discover how metals, specially gold, were...

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  • 4. Plaza Bolivar

    This is the heart of the historical centre. The square is huge and in its centre there is the big bronze statue of Simon Bolivar made by the italian Pietro tenerani. On the northern side of the square...

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  • 5. National Museum

    This is the museum for all Colombians, and when I went there, there were several schoolchildren enjoying the exhibits. The museum has a collection of more than 20,000 objects that are symbols of...

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  • 6. Donacion Botero Museum

    Fernando Botero is a painter and sculptor born in Medellin in 1932. Once you’ve seen some of his work, you can spot it anywhere—His subjects look like inflated balloons! (Even the inanimate objects...

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  • 7. Presidential Palace

    I read that it might be a little tricky having pictures taken by the gate of the Presidential Palace, but I tried anyway. The guards were okay with it and just told me to do it quickly...they are...

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  • 8. Parque de los Periodistas

    Parque de los Periodistas is a small park in the corner of Avenida Jiménez and Carrera 3. Standing by the park is a monument known as the Templete de Bolívar with a statue of the liberator. The...

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  • 9. Iglesia del Carmen

    We were walking in La Candelaria, Bogota and I noticed this wonderful church and took pictures. I find out later that this is one of the younger churches of Bogota – the Iglesia del Carmen which was...

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  • 10. Iglesia de la Candelaria

    Easily overlooked, La Iglesia de la Candelaria should not be missed. If you are staying in La Candelaria, you are likely to walk by it on your way to Plaza de Boliva. It's golden exterior will...

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  • 11. Zona Rosa

    Zona Rosa in Colombian cities seems to be the area where all the entertainments are concentrated such as malls, restaurants, discos, bar exc. In Bogota it's a...

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  • 12. Zipaquira Salt Cathedral

    This is about an hour on the Transmilenio bus from Bogota. It is not really a cathedral but started as a sanctuary for salt miners. It is quite an experience...

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  • 13. Torre Colpatria

    Torre Colpatria It is the tallest building in the country and the second in South America. It was constructed from 1978 until 1979, and has a total height of...

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  • 14. ALWAYS CARRY APPROPRIATE TRAVEL INSURANCE..

    COLOMBIA ..When I travelled through South America I carried the appropriate travel Insurance for my needs. When researching my travel plans I made sure that I...

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  • 15. Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira

    The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira is a great day trip. The tunnels in this old salt mine have been transformed into a fascinating and beautiful experience. This...

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  • 16. World of the Fat

    The Botero museum contains one of the priceless collections managed by the Bank of the Republic. Mr. Botero is still amongst the living but for some reason has...

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  • 17. Eclisiastical niche

    The ecclesiastical niche in Bogota is significant. It has examples of early colonial architecture and its austere outlook, followed by the opulence and scale of...

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  • 18. Low Cost Way to Visit Zipaquira

    It is relatively easy to visit the Salt Cathedral by public transportation. Ask at your hotel for exact directions but in general one takes the very efficient...

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  • 19. balconies

    As with many charming colonial towns in Colombia, Bogota is no stranger to balconies. Enclosed or open, these often intricately carved of wood structures add a...

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  • 20. La Iglesia de San Francisco

    The oldest of Bogota's many churches is La Iglesia de San Francisco which took nearly 65 years to complete between 1557 and 1621. Close to the Museo del Oro it...

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  • 21. Museo de Art del Banco de la Republica

    Museo de Art del Banco de la Republica. Now, that's a mouthful and a surprising one too. Connected to the the Botero Museum by a labyrinth of courtyards, it is...

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  • 22. "Cultural tours and bike tours"

    Is the best service in the ciy The company in Bogota was simply amazing!! Whit this company do a tour in Bogota is very nice and the only way to really see and...

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  • 23. visit montserrate

    On november 28th, Monserrate's Hill will say "hello" to the colombian christmas eve, with its traditional concert on charge of the Bogota's Filarmonic...

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  • 24. Oblea-taste it!

    Having seen so many locals eating it I was curious to taste it, too. Oblea is a flat, thin, white wafer filled with 'arequipe' which is milk with sugar, soft...

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  • 25. Metropolitan Park Simon Bolivar

    My driver/guide was thinking of where to bring me next in Bogota and I said I did like going to Parks and so he brought me to this huge park in the middle of...

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