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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

St Gotthard Pass
Country: Switzerland

St. Gotthard Pass Overview The St. Gotthard Pass, sometimes called the Gotthard Pass, is a very tall mountain pass in the country of Switzerland, between Goschenen in the Uri Canton and Airolo in the Ticino Canton, and it connects the Italian-spea ...

Minoritenplatz
Country: Austria

The dominant feature of the square is Minoritenkirche. Built originally by Minor Friars in 1224, the present structure is a Franciscan church from the 14th century. It was rebuilt during the Baroque period, and restored to its original Gothic form ...

Naturhistorisches Museum
Country: Austria

On two sides of Maria- Theresien-Platz are two identical buildings, designed by Gottfried Semper and Karl von Hasenauer. They were both built as museums at the time of Franz Joseph I, as part of the Ringstrasse development. Today, one is an art mus ...

Stubaital
Country: Austria

Travelling on the Brenner motorway from Innsbruck towards Italy you will pass the Stubai Alps to your right, a high ridge massif with few valleys. The lowest route into the centre of the massif runs along the Stubaital (Stubai Valley), with its bus ...

Friesach
Country: Austria

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