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Bogota

Bogota - description of the city:

Bogota, the capital and the largest city of the country, combines futuristic architecture, colonial churches, a variety of museums - and yet it is a city of tramps, slums, drug dealers and perpetual traffic jams.

Entertainment, excursions and places of interest in Bogota.

Bogota's main square Plaza Bolivar is interesting for the statue of the first President of Colombia and the Catedral. Not far away is the Presidential Palace, where every day exactly at 17:00 the ceremony of guard change takes place. In addition, the capital is known for buildings of the National Capitol, the National Conservatory and the National Symphony Orchestra, the Columbia Academy, the National University of Colombia, as well as numerous museums: the Gold Museum, the National Archaeological Museum, the Museum of Arts and folk traditions, the Museum of Traditional Arts, the Museum of the City Development, the Art Museum of the colonial period, the Museum of Anthropology, the Museum of Science and Technology, the Maritime Museum, the Museum of Religious Art, the Museum of Numismatics and the home-museum of Simon Bolivar.

Country Columbia
International title Bogota
Population 7,102,602 people
Timezone America/Bogota
State Bogota D.C.
Geographic coordinates Latitude: 4.60971 x Longitude: -74.08175

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Places to visit in Bogota

  • Simón Bolívar Park
  • Museo Nacional de Colombia
  • Bogota
  • Bolívar Square
  • Maloka Museum
  • Torre Colpatria
  • Casa de Nariño
  • 93 Park
  • Capitolio Nacional
  • Primary Cathedral of Bogotá

Famous Places

Maison Tavel
Country: Switzerland

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Minoritenplatz
Country: Austria

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Museum fur Volkskunde
Country: Austria

Near a quiet park stands the charming Austrian Folklore Museum. Founded in 1895, it moved in 1917 to its present premises, the former Schonborn Palace, built in 1706—11 to designs by Lukas von Hildebrandt as a homely twostorey mansion, and altere ...

Bad Ischl
Country: Austria

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Hanko
Country: Norway

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