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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

  • 90%

    aluguerb

    La candelaria

    Didnt go out much of la Candelaria, its an amazing neighborhood, museums, sighseeing, bars, clubs, all you need! Weather sucks, rained everyday-

    Insider Tip:I dont know any sorry :(

  • 90%

    Anonymous

    Bogota

    Cerro Monserrat is a great place to start seeing Bogota- it really shows the size of this Andean city, although it can be pretty chilly up top! Bogota has an interesting touristy centre (north of the main plaza) where there are many restaurants and cafes. La Rosa area is good at night (safe) and has many bars/ nightlife.

    Insider Tip:The Museum of Gold is worth a visit. The Emerald district is great- but only if you know your emeralds!! Read up before you go if you don't already know!)

  • 90%

    Anonymous

    Bogota, Colombia

    I went during winter and it was terribly cold. The centre is a bit of a tourist trap but Zona Rosa is quite nice. I'll go back to Colombia, but I think I'll stay in Medellin.

    Insider Tip:Go to Zona Rosa during the day.

  • 70%

    Anonymous

    Just make sure you understand reviews when booking

    I had read previous reviews so was aware of the noise, and I can handle some noise, but the way the private room is built makes it like an sound-catcher of whatever is going around, Plastic on mattress and pillow is annoying, and the pillow was a rock. The towel was too old. It was really difficult to sleep. I couldnt connect to wifi in my room. Breakfast was good (though I would add fresh water!!). Staff is helpful and willing to help.

    Insider Tip:Wouldn't book a private room in the back part of this hostel.

  • 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.

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