20 Sights in Bogota, Colombia (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Bogota, Colombia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 20 sights are available in Bogota, Colombia.

Sightseeing Tours in Bogota

1. Santander Park

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Santander Park is an urban park located in downtown Bogotá, at the intersection of Carrera Séptima and Calle Dieciséis. It is one of the most traditional places in the city, being even cited by some sources as its place of foundation. It stands out for its statue of Francisco de Paula Santander, its fountain and its trees. Its southeastern side faces the Environmental Axis. In its framework are also the Gold Museum and the Avianca building.

Wikipedia: Parque Santander (Bogotá) (ES)

2. Louis Pasteur

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Louis Pasteur

Louis Pasteur was a French chemist and microbiologist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation, and pasteurization, the last of which was named after him. His research in chemistry led to remarkable breakthroughs in the understanding of the causes and preventions of diseases, which laid down the foundations of hygiene, public health and much of modern medicine. Pasteur's works are credited with saving millions of lives through the developments of vaccines for rabies and anthrax. He is regarded as one of the founders of modern bacteriology and has been honored as the "father of bacteriology" and the "father of microbiology".

Wikipedia: Louis Pasteur (EN)

3. Cathedral Metropolitan Basilica of Bogotá & Primate of Colombia

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The Catedral Basílica Metropolitana y Primada de la Inmaculada Concepción y San Pedro de Bogotá or better known as the Catedral Basílica Metropolitana de Bogotá y Primada de Colombia, officially Sacro Santo Templo Catedral Basílica Metropolitana y Primada de la Inmaculada Concepción de María y San Pedro, is a cathedral church of Catholic worship consecrated to the Immaculate Conception and under the patronage of San Pedro; is a neoclassical building located in the Plaza de Bolívar in Bogotá, capital of the country.

Wikipedia: Catedral primada de Colombia (ES)

4. Iglesia de San Ignacio

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The Church of San Ignacio is a religious temple of Catholic worship under the invocation of San Ignacio de Loyola. It is located in Bogotá, Colombia, in the La Candelaria neighborhood on Calle 10 between Carrera Sexta and Carrera Séptima, in the middle of the Colegio Mayor de San Bartolomé and the Museum of Colonial Art. It is administered by the Society of Jesus and by the Colegio Mayor de San Bartolomé. The temple was built by the Italian father and architect, Juan Bautista Coluccini, S. J.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de San Ignacio (Bogotá) (ES)

5. Museo del Chicó

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The Museo del Chicó or Museo Mercedes Sierra de Pérez is a park-museum located in the El Chicó neighborhood, north of the city of Bogotá. It was declared an asset of cultural interest of the district in 1992 and today gives its name to the neighborhood that surrounds it. It is located between Carreras 7 and 9, between streets 92 and 94 in the town of Chapinero, reflecting in its construction a typical hacienda of the Sabana de Bogotá. It has been operating as a museum since 1976.

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6. La Porciúncula

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The Parish of Our Lady of the Angels - La Porciúncula, or simply Parroquia de la Porciúncula is a religious temple of Catholic worship dedicated to the Porziuncula, the place where the Franciscan movement began, in the town of Chapinero in the city of Bogotá, Colombia. This church is located on Chile Avenue with Carrera Once, in the financial heart of the country's capital. It is also one of the Bogota churches where more funeral ceremonies are held per day.

Wikipedia: Iglesia_de_la_Porciúncula_(Bogotá) (ES), Website

7. Iglesia de la Candelaria

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The Church of Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria, often called theIglesia de la Candelaria, is a Catholic parish church in Bogotá, Colombia. It is dedicated to the Virgin Mary under the patronage of Virgin of la Candelaria and is located on Calle 11 with Carrera 4, in La Candelaria neighborhood, this Clergy house is located near the Primatial Cathedral of Bogotá in the historic sector of Bogotá. It is administered by the Archdiocese of Bogotá.

Wikipedia: Church of Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria, Bogotá (EN)

8. Las Nieves

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The Parish of Our Lady of the Snows is a religious temple of Catholic worship under the invocation of Our Lady of the Snows. It is located on Carrera Séptima with Calle Veinte, in the Las Nieves neighborhood of the town of Santa Fe, in the center of the city of Bogotá, capital of Colombia. It has undergone several reconstructions and reforms, its original building being one of the first churches in the city.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de Las Nieves (Bogotá) (ES)

9. Policarpa Salavarrieta

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Policarpa Salavarrieta

Policarpa Salavarrieta, also known as La Pola, was a Neogranadine seamstress who spied for the Revolutionary Forces during the Spanish Reconquista of the Viceroyalty of New Granada. She was captured by Spanish Royalists and ultimately executed for high treason. The Day of the Colombian Woman is commemorated on the anniversary of her death. She is now considered a heroine of the independence of Colombia.

Wikipedia: Policarpa Salavarrieta (EN)

10. Josemaría Escrivá

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Josemaría Escrivá Oficina de Información de la Prelatura del Opus Dei en España / CC BY-SA 2.0

Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer y Albás was a Spanish Roman Catholic priest. He founded Opus Dei, an organization of laypeople and priests dedicated to the teaching that everyone is called to holiness by God and to discover sanctity in their ordinary lives. He was canonized in 2002 by Pope John Paul II, who declared Josemaría should be "counted among the great witnesses of Christianity."

Wikipedia: Josemaría Escrivá (EN)

11. Iglesia Santiago Apóstol

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The St. James the Apostle Cathedral Also Fontibón Cathedral Officially the Parish Cathedral of St. James the Apostle of Fontibón, is a cathedral church of Catholic worship consecrated under the patronage of the St. James the Apostle in Fontibón, in the South American country of Colombia. It is the Cathedral Church of the Diocese of Fontibón and, therefore, seat of the titular Bishop.

Wikipedia: St. James the Apostle Cathedral, Fontibón (EN)

12. Iglesia de Las Aguas

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The Church of Our Lady of the Waters or simply Church of the Waters as it is popularly known, is a Colombian temple of Catholic worship dedicated to the Virgin Mary under the invocation of the Waters, is located in the Las Aguas neighborhood in the town of La Candelaria, historic sector of the city of Bogotá and belongs to the ecclesiastical jurisdiction of the Archdiocese of Bogotá.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Las Aguas (Bogotá) (ES)

13. Jardin Botanico José Celestino Mutis

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The José Celestino Mutis botanical garden is Colombia's biggest botanical garden. It serves both as a recreation and research center with an emphasis on Andean and Páramo ecosystems. The garden is located in Bogotá and features plants from every Colombian altitude, climate and region. It was founded in 1955, in honor of botanist and astronomer José Celestino Mutis.

Wikipedia: Bogotá Botanical Garden (EN)

14. Teatro Colón

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The Teatro de Cristóbal Colón, also known as the "Teatro Colón", is located in Bogotá, Colombia and it is the nation's National Theatre. It was built in the Neoclassical style by the Italian architect Pietro Cantini in 1885 and inaugurated on 27 October 1892. on the occasion of the fourth centenary of the discovery of America with a performance of Verdi's Ernani.

Wikipedia: Teatro de Cristóbal Colón (EN)

15. Nuestra Señora de Lourdes

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The Basilica of Our Lady of Lourdes is a Parish Church of Catholic worship under the Marian invocation of the Virgin of Lourdes. It is located in the main square of the town of Chapinero in the north of Bogotá (Colombia). It is the second largest temple in Bogotá after the Cathedral Metropolitan Basilica of Bogotá and Primada de Colombia.

Wikipedia: Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Lourdes (Bogotá) (ES)

16. Museo Casa 20 de Julio

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The Museo de la Independencia - Casa del Florero, formerly called Museo del 20 de julio, is a museum in Bogotá, Colombia, located in a colonial building in the northeast corner of Plaza de Bolívar. It produced one of the most outstanding historical events, known as the Cry of Independence, on July 20, 1810.

Wikipedia: Museo del 20 de julio (ES)

17. Monumento a Dilan Cruz

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Dilan Cruz Medina was a Colombian high school student. Cruz was marching in the framework of the protests in Colombia in 2019, asking for guarantees from the government to access higher education, he was a victim of the action of the ESMAD that dispersed the protest by applying the use of force.

Wikipedia: Dilan Cruz (ES)

18. National Museum of Colombia

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The National Museum of Colombia is the National Museum of Colombia housing collections on its history, art, culture. Located in Bogotá downtown, is the biggest and oldest museum in Colombia. The National Museum of Colombia is a dependency of the Colombian Ministry of Culture.

Wikipedia: Colombian National Museum (EN), Website

19. Teatro Faenza

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The Faenza theatre is the oldest movie theatre in Bogotá, Colombia. It was opened on the site of a former ceramic factory on 3 April 1924 with the screening of a French film. The theatre was listed as a National Monument of Colombia on 11 August 1975 under decree 1584.

Wikipedia: Faenza Theatre (EN), Website

20. 93 Park

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93 Park or 93rd Street Park is a commercial and recreational park located at the 93rd Street in El Chicó, in the north of Bogota, Colombia. Is one of Bogota's most popular shopping, night club and restaurant areas.

Wikipedia: 93 Park (EN)


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