Museo Botero

La Candelaria

The Botero Museum opened in 2000 with an art collection donated by Fernando Botero, including 123 of his own works and 85 of prominent international artists like...

  • Museum
  • Art
  • 4.8
  • 3

Monserrate

Candelaria

Take a jacket when heading up Monserrate, the mountain lookout 10,341 feet (3,152 m) above sea level. A pilgrimage site since the 17th century, it can be reached...

  • Hiking
  • Food & drink
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Natural Attraction
  • 4.5
  • 1

Salt Cathedral

Zipaquira

The Salt Cathedral - the first wonder of Colombia - is a Roman Catholic church built in the tunnels of a salt mine in a mountain about 30 miles (50 km) from Bogota....

  • Other
  • Excursions
  • Architecture

Museo del Oro

La Candelaria

All that glitters is gold at the Gold Museum, which boasts the world's largest collection of pre-Columbian gold objects. A highlight of the collection is the Muisca...

  • Art
  • Museum

La Candelaria

La Candelaria neighborhood in the center of downtown Bogota is the "old city," rich in cultural attractions and well-preserved colonial, baroque and art deco...

  • Neighborhood
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Architecture
  • 4.5
  • 3

Plaza de Bolívar

La Candelaria

The cobble-stoned Bolívar Square features a mid-19th century bronze statue of Simón Bolívar, the first public moment in the city. Around the square stand historical...

  • Cultural & Historical
  • Architecture
  • 4.5
  • 1

Usaquén Flea Market

Usaquén

Mercado de Las Pulgas en Usaquén is less flea and more arts-and-crafts market with live music and stalls selling handicrafts, home goods, antiques and artisan food....

  • Market
  • Food & drink
  • 4.8
  • 1

Centro Cultural y Biblioteca Pública Julio Mario Santo Domingo

Delmonte

In a park setting, the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Cultural Center and Library has an open reading room perfect for a quiet interlude, an exhibition hall, theater and

  • Performing arts
  • Cultural & Historical
  • 5
  • 1

Simon Bolivar Metropolitan Park

Chaperino

Twice the size of New York's Central Park, the Simon Bolivar Metropolitan Park is really five parks where you can find a sports complex, botanical garden, huge...

  • Water fun
  • Walking
  • Park
  • Bicycle
  • Various
  • Water sport & adventure

Casa de la Moneda

La Candelaria

Next door to the Museo Botero, the 10-room Casa de la Moneda houses the Banco de la República's impressive numismatic collection, which also tells the story of the...

  • Cultural & Historical

Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango

La Candelaria

With over 1 million books, the Luis Ángel Arango Library is one of the most important public libraries in Latin America as well as a cultural draw. It includes a...

  • Other
  • Art
  • Performing arts
  • Cultural & Historical

Cento Cultural Gabriel Garcia Márquez

La Candelaria

The Gabriel Garcia Márquez Cultural Center, designed by Rogelio Salmona, opened in 2008 to celebrate the author of "One Hundred Years of Solitude." It has a Juan...

  • Food & drink
  • Architecture
  • Other

Jardín Botánico José Celestino Mutis

Barrios Unidos

The José Celestino Mutis Botanical Garden - the largest in Colombia - abounds with orchids, the country's national flower. Covering about 50 acres (20 ha), it has...

  • Eco Tourism
  • Park

Museo de Bogotá

La Candelaria

Bogota past and present is on display at the Museum of Bogota, now housed in a recently renovated 1780 colonial residence. Growing out of the Museum of Urban...

  • Museum
  • Cultural & Historical

Hacienda Santa Bárbara

Usaquén

Hacienda Santa Bárbara, an upscale mall built around a colonial hacienda, has cobblestone squares, fountains, stone paths and the flavor of a small Colombian...

  • Commercial Center
  • Food & drink
  • Cinema

Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá MAMBO

Germania

Designed by Rogelio Salmona, his signature red-brick Museum of Modern Art is as much an attraction on the outside as in. The four-story building has six exhibition...

  • Art
  • Museum

Centro Comercial Santafe

Suba

Centro Comercial Santafe has a nearly 500 shops, a large food court, a casino, multiplex cinema, a Jumbo supermarket and an ice-skating rink. Northeast of the city

  • Commercial Center
  • Food & drink
  • Cinema
  • Winter sport

El Retiro Mall

Chico

The three-story El Retiro Mall is full of high-end shops like Carolina Herrera, Jimmy Choo and Versace. La Plaza de Andrés, its gourmet fast-food court is by the

  • Commercial Center
  • Food & drink

Unicentro Shopping Mall

Santa Barbara

On the north side of town near the country club set, Unicentro Shopping Mall carries international products and has a diverse food court, bowling, cinema and a 24/7...

  • Commercial Center
  • Food & drink
  • Cinema

Ciclovía

Bogota

In the mid-70s, Bogota initiated the world's first ciclovía - turning over major city streets temporarily to cyclists, runners, skateboarders and pedestrians. Today...

  • Bicycle

Museo Nacional

La Candelaria

The three-story National Museum, the oldest and largest museum in the country, has 17 permanent exhibition rooms, highlighting Colombian art and history from...

  • Art
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Museum

Park 93

El Chicó Norte

Park 93 or Parque de la 93 is an upscale commercial and recreational park just north of the Zona Rosa or Zona T nightlife quarter. Depending on the hour, it is great...

  • Park
  • Neighborhood
  • Food & drink
  • Art

Chicaque Parque Natural

Cundinamarca

Chicaque, member of the National Nature Reserves, is a magnificent cloud forest with hiking, birdwatching, camping, horseback riding and panoramic views. Less than...

  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Natural Attraction
  • Excursions

Bamba Regalos & Diseño

Usaquén

Bamba Regalos & Diseño is a colorful shop full of creative gifts, home decor items and designs from Colombia, India, Indonesia and Mexico. not to mention coffee,...

  • Store

Centro Comercial Andino

El Retiro

The Andino Shopping Center, which dates from the early 1990s, remains the city's ritziest malls with luxury brands like Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Coach, Tiffany,...

  • Commercial Center
  • Cinema

Centro Mayor

Villa Mayor

The largest mall in the country and third largest in Latin America, Centro Mayor is on the south side of town. In addition to shopping, it is an entertainment center

  • Commercial Center
  • Food & drink
  • Cinema
  • Fun & games

El Tren de la Sabana

El Tren de la Sabana with its steam and diesel engines is a heritage train that takes tourists on a trip to the past. The railway company, launched in 1889 to link...

  • Excursions
  • Cultural & Historical

Espacio Odeón

La Candelaria

Espacio Odeón is an arts center, sponsoring exhibitions, film, theater, workshops and a contemporary art fair promoting emerging artists. It opened in 2009 in the...

  • Cultural & Historical
  • Art
  • Performing arts

Galeria Minas de Colombia

Las Aguas

Colombia's famed emeralds make up 70 to 90 percent of the world trade, but buyer beware. Stones guaranteed for quality and authenticity can be found at Galeria Minas...

  • Specialty Shop

La Redada

Las Aguas

La Redada is a fun cultural space run by an artists' collective. It offers a little bit of everything: workshops, multi-disciplinary studios, movies, live music,

  • Cinema
  • Cultural & Historical