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Bogotá Small-Group Sightseeing Tour with Shopping at Zona Rosa
"Your small-group tour of Bogotá Colombia’s largest city begins with pickup from your hotel. Start your route at La Plazoleta del Chorro de Quevedo a public square where the capital was founded. Located in the historical city center the red brick plaza is bordered by colonial buildings and surrounded by shops and cafés.Then follow your guide on foot through the colonial neighborhood of La Candelaria where you will visit several landmarks. Museo Casa de la Moneda the Mint Museum
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Bogotá City Pass
"When booking select the 24- 48- or 72-hour Bogotá Pass and then pick up your pass in Bogotá to start your independent sightseeing adventure. Enjoy a variety of benefits including museum admission tours
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Bike Tour of Bogotá
"Explore the capital of Colombia on this bike tour. Visit the sites of Bogota’s La Candelaria and San Diego neighborhoods in a fun and active way -- by bike!After pickup from your Bogotá hotel you’ll be transported to Plaza de San Diego where your bike tour begins. Venture off to the historic neighborhood of La Candelaria on your comfortable bike and learn the history of this neighborhood from your expert guide as you ride through the city. Visit Plaza de Bolívar (Bolivar Plaza) where you’ll see an impressive statue of the South American leader Simon Bolívar. Bike around to each of the plaza's landmarks including Capitolio Nacional (National Capitol) located on the southern end of the plaza
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Plaza Bolivar Tips (30)

Plaza Bolivar and La Candelaria

I have visited Bogota three times in the last five years. I must always walk to the Plaza Bolivar and La Candelaria, the historic district. La Catedral is more impressive outside than inside, but the...
ebenezerj
Oct 18, 2015

Plaza Bolivar

Plaza Bolivar is the political and historical center of Candelaria and of the whole city. It is a good place to watch people go by and observe the beautiful buildings around it. Some of the most...
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elsadran
Oct 11, 2014

Huge square

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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xaver
Mar 25, 2014

Plaza Bolivar

I understand that all Colombian cities have a Plaza Bolivar, the main square of the city. There are a lot of sights to see in and around the plaza. It is also a great place to grab a cup of coffee and...
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Skibbe
Jan 03, 2014

Catedral Primada

The obvious highlight of Plaza de Bolivar is Catedral Primada. The largest of Bogota's churches has a storied past of destruction be it by poor construction or earthquake but what stands today dates...
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richiecdisc
Jul 28, 2010

Plaza De Bolivar

Plaza De Bolivar is the hub of sightseeing in Bogota and is likely your first port of call. Though not the most beautiful square in South America or even Colombia for that matter, it does have its...
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richiecdisc
Jul 28, 2010

Plaza Bolivar

The Bolívar Square (Spanish: Plaza de Bolívar) is located in the heart of the historical area of Bogotá. It has a statue of Simón Bolívar sculpted in 1846 by the Italian Pietro Tenerani, which was the...
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IrishFem
May 13, 2010

Plaza Bolivar and its historical buildings

I was amazed by the Plaza de Bolívar because the Cathedral offered a great backdrop to it and it the plaza grounds itself is huge…you can see the first public monument of the city – a statue of Simón...
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jumpingnorman
Jul 08, 2009

Catedral Primada de Bogotá

Catedral Primada de Bogotá (the Cathedral) stands on the east side of Plaza de Bolívar. It was built between 1807 and 1823, and its facade was restored in 1943 (by Spanish architect Alfredo Rodríguez...
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mircaskirca
Mar 20, 2009

Edificio Liévano - La Alcaldía

Edificio Liévano (Liévano building) occupies the whole western side of Plaza de Boliívar. The site was formerly took up by the Arrubla Galleries, which were burned to the ground in 1900. Present...
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mircaskirca
Feb 14, 2009

Plaza de Bolívar

Plaza de Bolívar, located in the heart of the historical area, is not only an important symbol for the people of Bogotá but also a crowded meeting point popular with photographers, food vendors,...
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mircaskirca
Feb 14, 2009

Palacio de Justicia

One of the buildings that suffered the most due to the troubles in Colombia during the 20th century was Palacio de Justicia. It's an enormous neoclassical structure, not particularly beautiful, where...
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mircaskirca
Feb 11, 2009
 
 
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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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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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Cerro de Monserrate

Everytime I travelled to Bogota my well meaning taxi drivers would encourage me to go and see the Monserrate Monastery on the top of the hill overhanging the city however my work schedule never...
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