25 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 25 sights are available in Bogota, Colombia.

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1. 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)

2. Cerro de Monserrate

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Monserrate is a high mountain over 3,000 metres high that dominates the city center of Bogotá, the capital city of Colombia. It rises to 3,152 meters (10,341 ft) above the sea level, where there is a church with a shrine, devoted to El Señor Caído.

Wikipedia: Monserrate (EN)

3. Santander Park

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Santander Park is an urban park located in the center of 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 founding place. It stands out for its statue of Francisco de Paula Santander, its fountain and its trees. Its southeastern side faces the Environmental Axis. It also includes the Gold Museum and the Avianca building.

Wikipedia: Parque Santander (Bogotá) (ES)

4. 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. It is an upmarket area popular for shopping, nightlife and restaurants.

Wikipedia: 93 Park (EN)

5. Cathedral Metropolitan Basilica of Bogotá & Primate of Colombia

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The Cathedral Basilica Metropolitan and Primate of the Immaculate Conception and San Pedro de Bogotá or better known as the Cathedral Metropolitan Basilica of Bogotá and Primate of Colombia, officially Sacred Holy Temple Cathedral Metropolitan Basilica and Primacy of the Immaculate Conception of Mary and St. Peter, is a cathedral church of Catholic worship consecrated to the Immaculate Conception and under the patronage of St. Peter; It is a neoclassical building located in the Plaza de Bolívar in Bogotá, capital of the country.

Wikipedia: Catedral primada de Colombia (ES)

6. Museo Iglesia Santa Clara

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The Santa Clara Museum occupies the space of the church of the old Royal Convent of Santa Clara, completed in 1647. It is located in the Historic Center of Bogotá (Colombia), on Carrera 8 No. 8-91. It has an extensive collection of paintings and sculptures from the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. The building is considered one of the most representative samples of the architecture and Baroque decoration of the 17th and 18th centuries in Bogotá. This museum is an entity of the Ministry of Culture.

Wikipedia: Santa Clara Church Museum (EN)

7. Iglesia de Santa Barbara

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The church of Santa Bárbara is a Roman Catholic church located on Carrera Séptima and Calle Quinta in the city of Bogotá. It dates back to the 16th century. It is dedicated to Santa Barbara. The Parish of Santa Bárbara Centro is the personal parish of the Catholic Penitentiary Ministry and the National Penitentiary and Prison Institute INPEC. Its parish community is made up of: the parishioners of the sector, the INPEC officials, the people deprived of liberty and the Prison Pastoral Agents.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de Santa Bárbara (Bogotá) (ES)

8. 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 in the district in 1992 and today it gives its name to the neighbourhood that surrounds it. It is located between Carreras 7 and 9, between 92nd and 94th streets 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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9. La Porciúncula

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The parish of Our Lady of Los Angeles - the Porciúncula, or simply parish of the Porciúncula is a religious temple of Catholic cult dedicated to the Porciúncula, the place where the Franciscan movement began, in the town of Chapinero of the city of Bogotá, in Colombia. This church is located on Chile Avenue with Eleven Race, in the middle of the financial heart of the capital of the country. It is also one of the Bogota churches where more funeral ceremonies are performed per day.

Wikipedia: Iglesia_de_la_Porciúncula_(Bogotá) (ES), Website

10. Iglesia de San Ignacio

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The Church of St. Ignatius is a religious temple of Catholic worship under the patronage of St. Ignatius of 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. The temple was built by the Italian priest and architect, Giovanni Battista Coluccini, S.J.

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

11. 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)

12. Mundo Aventura

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Mundo Aventura is an amusement park that has extreme, family and children's attractions. It is located in the city of Bogota, in the town of Kennedy, on the eastern side of Boyacá Avenue, between Primero de Mayo Avenue and Las Americas Avenue, next to the Plaza de las Américas Shopping Center and the Metropolitano de Techo stadium, it is close to the TransMilenio Americas - Boyacá Avenue station, formerly called Mundo Aventura station.

Wikipedia: Parque Mundo Aventura (ES), Website

13. Casa de la Moneda

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The Museo Casa de Moneda is a numismatics museum located in La Candelaria neighborhood of Bogotá, Colombia. It is managed by the Bank of the Republic of Colombia and used to display its numismatic collection that is composed by around 18,600 objects that include artwork, banknotes, bonds, coins, derivatives, medals, negotiable instruments, and printing instruments from various periods and regions of the world.

Wikipedia: Museo Casa de Moneda (EN)

14. Las Nieves

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The parish of Our Lady of the Snow is a religious temple of Catholic cult under the invocation of Our Lady of the Snow. It is located in the seventh race 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. He has suffered several reconstructions and reforms, being his original building one of the first churches in the city.

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

15. 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, it is located in the Las Aguas neighborhood in the town of La Candelaria, historical 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)

16. 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)

17. 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)

18. 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 title of Our Lady 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 Catedral Basílica Metropolitana de Bogotá and Primada de Colombia.

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

19. Teatro Camarín del Carmen

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El Camarín del Carmen is a construction located in the viceregal neighborhood of La Candelaria in Bogotá, the capital of Colombia, which has performed different functions. The Camarín is currently used as a theatre hall, being the headquarters of the Camarín del Carmen Permanent Company, one of the most prestigious in Colombia.

Wikipedia: Camarín del Carmen (ES)

20. Iglesia de la concepcion

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The Church of Our Lady of the Conception is a Catholic temple of worship dedicated to the Virgin Mary under the title of the Immaculate Conception. It is located in the neighborhood of La Candelaria, a historic sector of the city of Bogotá (Colombia) and belongs to the ecclesiastical jurisdiction of the Archdiocese of Bogotá.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de la Concepción (Bogotá) (ES)

21. Museo Casa 20 de Julio

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The Museum of Independence - Casa del Florero, formerly called Museum of July 20, is a museum in Bogotá, Colombia, which is located in a colonial construction in the northeast corner of the Plaza de Bolívar. It produced one of the most prominent historical events, known as the cry of Independence, on July 20, 1810.

Wikipedia: Museo del 20 de julio (ES)

22. 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 actions of the ESMAD that dispersed the protest by applying the use of force.

Wikipedia: Dilan Cruz (ES)

23. 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

24. 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

25. Parque de la Independencia

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Independence Park is one of the oldest parks in Bogota. It was built in 1910 to commemorate the first centenary of Independence, on July 20, 1810. It is located on the eastern side of the town of Santa Fe, in the foothills of the Eastern hills that border the city.

Wikipedia: Parque_de_la_Independencia_(Bogotá) (ES)

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