Bogota, the capital city of Colombia is far larger than most of us imagine, the size of this city it’s comparable with New York City or Mexico City. But In Bogota you can find more than usual, from the historic neighborhood known as La Candelaria, to the panoramic views of the Cerro de Monserrate, you can find definitely the most touristic attractions in this part of the country.
Museo Santa Clara
One of the oldest museum-church, this place was built in the 17th century and is filled with the most extravagantly decorations, with ornate features painted in gold, nearly 150 sculptures and paintings of saints decorating the walls.
This church has been transformed by the government, that’s why now it’s a museum and it’s a must-see landmark in the city.
In the district of Chapinero, you’ll find Parque 93, considered a hotspot in Bogota where you can find the best places for dining and living the nightlife in Bogota. In the afternoons, Parque 93 is one of the best places to take a walk or just enjoy the sunshine of the park. This park is one of the top elections to celebrate art or music festivals, and in the evenings, international travelers enjoy the trendy restaurants and cafes like Starbucks, Juan Valdez, Gato Negro, etc.
The nigh life its very active in Bogota, this is because the place brings together many music places and recreation parks, the beautiful green areas. Traditionally, the park its decorated with Christmas arrangements very impressive.
The Cerro de Monserrate
One of the most famous viewpoints in Bogota, with 3100 meters of altitude, in the east cordillera.
The Cerro de Monserrate has suffered wildfires and deforestation, but still keeps a part of the Andean forest. The tourists can ascend by walking, cable car or funicular railway.
Although, many people ascend to contemplate the view of the capital city of Bogota, the real touristic attractive is the Basilica of the Señor de Monserrate, and it has been a place or peregrination since the colonial period.
If you want to get a ton of beautiful photos from your trip to Bogota, you can miss La Candelaria, the most emblematic neighborhood in the center of Bogota.
Walk by the narrow and steep streets, admire the little and full of color houses from the colonial times, the doors with guns symbols from houses with historical meaning from the Spanish era.
Other neighborhoods form downtown are Egipto, Belen, Las Agua or Germania. Here you will find the most beautiful buildings in Bogota: The Casa de la Moneda, the Teatro Colón, La Quinta de Bolívar, among others.
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