City Guide Bogota, Colombia

Visiting Bogota

From the wealth of the colonial churches to the poverty of the shantytowns, Bogota is a city of vast contrasts.

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Bogota City Reviews

  • 50%


    Friendly People

    The locals are what make Bogota a nice place to visit. There are a few nice sights, but the pollution and traffic aren't so great.

    Insider Tip:Stay at a good hostel (Like Alegria's), and get to know the locals.

  • 70%


    as with capital cities in the world and political hub of Colombia is seen not that special place as with a walnut, when you crack it open to see the goodness inside meeting locals well help find place really is that will make place much more interesting place to visit ., speaking a little Spanish or even learning at the many school in this town could help as well, the bus service is busy but efficient

  • 20%


    The dirtiest city of South America

    This city is a pice of crap The worst city in the whole South America (words of someone who just miss the Guianas e Suriname). Dirty and VERY dangerous.

  • 40%



    I love cities, but the horrible traffic james, the lack of air because of hight and pollution left me very bad mood, adding the grey weather that mostly all day raining.

    Insider Tip:I love better the chapinero area and not the candelaria where most of hostels are.

  • 80%


    Bogota in a Weekend

    I spent just two nights in Bogota and felt that I was able to see all the major sites in that time frame. The Gold Museum and the Botero Museum are definitely a must. The view from the top of the Teleferico is also pretty great.

    Insider Tip:Always have your hostel call a taxi for you. As sketchy as Bogota can seem at times, when certain taxi numbers are called they have special codes and are guaranteed to be safe.

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