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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

  • 70%

    cdbrown23

    La Candelaria

    The Graffiti tour, Museo del Oro, and Montserrat Chapel are a must do. Great meat restaurants in Bogota and many talented artists, singers, hustlers, and chess players can be found on Carrera 7

    Insider Tip:Bundle up, beaware, and move with a purpose.

  • 70%

    cdbrown23

    La Candelaria

    Bogota is a very massive, overpopulated, and cold city at about 8, 500 feet. In the Andes Mountains. The energy, music and art scene are amazing. Very good food can be found downtown El centro Carrera 7. Most areas can be walked to within El Centro and the Monserrate Cable Car tour is a must do.

    Insider Tip:Bundle up, beaware, and have a NY state of mind in Bogota.

  • 90%

    Anonymous

    Bogota

    Much nicer city than we expected, worth a visit if you have time, the old city is nice, rest of the city is a bit rough.

    Insider Tip:Gold museum is excellent, as is the graffiti tour and the BBC (Bogota Brewing Company)

  • 70%

    Anonymous

    Cold as nice

    Candelaria is a nice neighbourhood, some good museums and an excellent nightlife. Behoorlijk lachen dus.

    Insider Tip:Don't forget your passport at the airport.

  • 80%

    bkwinslo

    Bogota was unexpectedly fun

    Lots of great bars and restaurants, great museums, art and culture. The people are super friendly and are excited to show off their city. Bogota is eager to share itself with the world to shed the stigma of drug violence which has passed.

    Insider Tip:The transmillenio bus is really difficult to understand, so I used the easy taxi app to get taxis everywhere- but never flag down a taxi on your own as this is risky.

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