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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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Most Viewed Warnings and Dangers in Bogotá

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Pickpockets

I was born in Medellin Colombia but was raised in Bogota until the age of 10. I am currently 20 and reside in the US. We have visited Colombia twice since we have moved here and have felt like...
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Police

I found myself in several situations with the local police. If your caught running a light, everyone does this in Colombia but if your light skinned those guys stop you immediately and the only way...
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Altitude

BOGOTA . Bogota like so many of the major cities here ie: La Paz, Cuzco, Quito, etc. are at high elevations. Most around 18,000 feet..nearly 3.000 meters.. The visitor when travelling through or...
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Drugs

BOGOTA.. Beware the foolish traveller or drug user/abuser.!!! When out and about here you will be confronted quite often by dealers ..Do not stop and talk with these morons. Police are watching...
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Women travellers

On my first day in Bogota l went into the city with a friend and could not believe the attention l was attracting. Men tend to stare at you and hiss. I always found travelling with a man is so much...
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Food and eating

Avoid buying food or drink from street vendors, because it is relatively easy for such food to become contaminated. It is not easy to find a doctor. Also if your travelling around Colombia, it is...
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ALWAYS CARRY A RELIABLE MOSQUITO REPELLANT

When travelling in these Equatorial areas make sure that you always are carrying and using a strong and reliable Mosquito and Insect repellant. Malaria is prevelant along with Dengue fever and by not...
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walk with purpose

There's nothing wrong with exploring Bogota on foot and the last thing you want to do is to be afraid to enjoy a city that generally is quite safe. Of course, you should heed the warnings of locals...
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Various

So, some pages on VT will say that the crime and dangers of Bogota are overblown, sensationalized and just not real. I would caution against this line of thinking, while agreeing that the city should...
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No manhole cover

It´s my pleasure to always include a photo of a hole in the street with no manhole, ever since I fell into one in Kashgar China. Bogota can be dangerous at night coming back from clubs. Just listen to...
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Watch your step!

There are lots sidewalks in Bogotá, and plenty of them have plenty of holes one to two feet deep in sidewalks. There was even one in the sidewalk right in front of the door to my friend's place. See...
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Take care where you go

Don't go just anywhere in the city on your own or even with whom you're traveling. Be wise about where you choose to venture / have a connection(s) there if possible so have someone trustworthy with...
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Well... As with all major...

Well... As with all major cities in the world you should be careful on the street. DO NOT wear expensive jewlery at sight. Never, ever count money, specially Dollars, in public. Just take with you...
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O.K. we've all heard about the...

O.K. we've all heard about the problems in Colombia, but I must say that I experienced nothing untoward. However, don't wear flashy jewelry, don't carry a lot of cash--basically follow the same advice...
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Top Hotels in Bogotá

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Calle 114 No 6A - 02, Bogota, Colombia
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Avenida El Dorado 69A 51, Bogota, Colombia
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Calle 93 12 41-65, Parque de la 93, 11001
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Calle 70 / 6-22, Bogota, Colombia
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Avenida Calle 26 #92-32
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Avenida 127 Number 21-10, Bogota, 101281, Colombia
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Top Things to Do in Bogotá

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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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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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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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Plaza Bolivar

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...
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National Museum

The National Museum was founded on 28 July 1823. It is the oldest of the city's museums of the country and one of the oldest in America. It functioned in several periods during 123 years and then it...
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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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