Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica
One of Bogota’s most popular attractions is this amazing collection of works by arguably Colombia’s most famous artists, Fernando Botero. Entrance is free and along with the work of Botero himself are pieces by other famous artists such as Picasso, Renoir, Salvatore Dali and more.
Museo del Oro
This incredible museum is a must see when in Bogota. It houses the largest collection of Pre-Colombian gold artifacts in the world. There are reputedly 55,000 with some 6,000 pieces on display over 2 large floors. The museum also gives a fascinating insight to the indigenous tribes before Spanish Colonization
Bogota Bike Tours
Bogota Bike Tours based in ‘La Candelaria’ provide a unique and fascinating way to discover the city. You will visit places totally off the normal tourist route and some of the cities best hidden gems.
Mount Monserrate or ‘Cerro de Monserrate’ provides the best views of all Bogota. Overlooking the popular neighborhood of ‘La Candelaria’ the 17th century church at the peak is a popular pilgrimage site and especially busy on Sundays. You can reach the top by cable car, funicular train or more active people can even walk.
A popular trestaruant in the north of Bogota is a handy stop off for people returning from the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá. The menu is varied with a traditional Colombia food and Mediterranean dishes on offer as well
Km. 3 vía Suba – Cota Avenida Corpas # 158 – 45
This intimate restaurant in the popular ‘Candalaria’ neighborhood is highly rated as one of the best value for money restauraunts in the city. Portions are good, surroundings are warm and the food is cooked with passion by French owner and chef Pascual
Calle 12 # 3-88 | La Candelaria
Santa Fe Cafe & Restaurante
This boutique restaurant creates the a great ambiance provides excellent service and offers a varied menu including Colombian favorites.
Calle 26b No. 4-30 | Neighborhood la Macarena
La Castana Empanadas al Horno
A modern bakery and cafe with a good selection of breakfast and lunch items including soups, quiches and of course a great range of baked empanadas. Great coffee is available plus free WiFi. This is a great place to relax read a book or get some work done.
Calle 57 # 5 – 17 | Chapinero Alto
Zona T/Zona Rosa
The Zona Rosa or Zona T is the go to place in Bogota for the widest selection of nightlife. This upmarket neighborhood is home to a variety of bars, clubs, restaurants and shops. This isn’t the place for an authentic Colombian night out though. It is mostly popular with tourists and middle class locals and prices generally reflect that.
This intimate nightspot is the ideal place for a date or for groups wanting a more relaxed drink. The music is eclectic and most importantly at a volume that means you can talk with others.
Cra. 8 No 64-29
Located in Bogota’s ‘Zona T’ this is a popular hangout with many drink deals on offer and a great range of music. La Villa is home to the famous ‘Grino Tuesdays’ a weekly event which is popular with locals just as much as foreigners.
Cra 14a # Calle 83-56
Theatron is on a different planet to any club that you have ever been to before. Covering several floors with around a dozen different music zones within each you are sure to find something to your taste. With your cover charge of around 30,00COP you receive a un-limited alcohol until 2am.
Calle 58 No. 10-32 Chapinero