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Trip in Bogota

  1. 1. THE “CANDELARIA” The Colón theater The Luis Angel Arango library The casa de la moneda The Plaza de Bolívar The environmental axis or Avenida Jiménez The Gold museum
  2. 2. The Colón theater: It is a national Monument since 1975, is a stage for the development of performing arts and music, its construction dates from 1885. Colón Theater Tel: 284-7420 284-2378 Fax: 2846245 St. 10 No.5-32
  3. 3. The Luis Angel Arango library: Is the most important cultural complex in the country and one of the most modern in Latin America, offering the public 44,000 m2 building, fully equipped for study, research and outreach to all fields of culture. It offers consulting services such as online and in cinemas, external and interlibrary loans, research support, search and processing of specialized information and consultation on CD-ROM. It has a concert hall which has capacity for 367 spectators, in this room are regularly presented many chamber ensembles and soloists most prestigious in the country and the world. Direction: St. 11 No. 4-14, Phone: (571) - 343 12 12 Schedule Monday – Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Holidays no service Free admission
  4. 4. The casa de la moneda: This is the Colombian mint which has exhibits of coins of Colombia through the ages and the art of making coins. Monday to Sunday : 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Close Tuesday Free admission St. 11 No. 4- 21 TELÉFONO 3431331 3431368
  5. 5. The Plaza de Bolivar: Is the main city square. It is located in the historic heart of Bogotá, around it are some of the main buildings of the city the Palace of Justice, the National Capitol, the Cathedral of Colombia, the House of the cathedral chapter, the Capilla del Sagrario and the Archbishop's Palace and the Mayor of Bogota. In 1994 it was declared a national monument in Colombia. St. 10 No 7
  6. 6. The environmental axis or Avenida Jimenez: It represents the largest public space in the downtown, I suggest starting the tour in the station at the foot of Montserrat, and moving westward to appreciate the many attractions that are concentrated along it.
  7. 7. The Gold museum: This is one of the most significant places of visit in Bogota. The museum displays a collection of pre- Hispannic collection of gold works. The museum has two exhibition rooms which is one of the biggest in the world. The most precious of collections at the Gold Museum is the Musica's golden raft, which represents the dorado ceremony. Phone: 57 (1) 343 0999 Tuesday - Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday and Holidays: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Close Monday St. 6 No. 16-58
  8. 8. “CENTRO INTERNACIONAL” The national museum Museum of Modern art of Bogota
  9. 9. The national museum: Is the oldest in the country, built in 1813. This stone and brick built architecture presents domes, arches and columns which have 104 prison cells distributed all over. The regular exhibits include sample of ethnography and archaeology from the earliest period of Columbian history to the 20th century. Phone: 334 8366 St. 28 No 7-66 Tuesday – Saturday : 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  10. 10. Museum of Modern art of Bogota: This museum displays a huge collection of modern art that includes painting, engravings and sculpture. Works of renowned artists like Fernando Botero, Alejandro Obregon, Enrique Grau and many other new and upcoming artists are put up for display. It is one of the best attractions in Bogota for the art loving tourists. Tuesday – Saturday: 10 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday and Holidays 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. St. 24 No 6-00. Phone: 283-3109 286-0466
  11. 11. “LA MACARENA” It is considered the bohemian neighborhood of Bogota, there you can find places like: Plaza de Toros de Santamaría Planetarium Independence Park Torres del parque Galery Alonso Garcés
  12. 12. Planetarium: Is surrounded by trees and monuments of Independence Park, is considered one of the most beautiful and interesting buildings in the city, and a meeting place for the Science, Art and Culture. St. 6 No. 26-07 Phone: 334 4546 - 342 3171 Tuesday – Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  13. 13. Independence Park: Is full of paths and that will be restored soon. St. 26 No 6 Phone: (571) 2842664
  14. 14. Torres del parque: Designed by architect Rogelio Salmona are three apartment towers in the form of snail, established to harmonize the area. St. 27 No 5
  15. 15. Galery Alonso Garcés: Is an art gallery opened in 1977 in an abandoned church. Monday – Friday: 10am to 1pm, 3 to 7 pm Saturday: 11 am to 2 pm St. 26 No 5-92. Phone: 3375832
  16. 16. FOR KIDS Divercity Maloka
  17. 17. Divercity: Parque de diversiones infantil ubicado en el Centro Comercial Santafe, recrea una ciudad donde los niños juegan a ser grandes, imitando lo que hacen los mayores, ellos pueden encontrar de todo: bancos, restaurantes, almacenes, etc. A theme park for children, located in the Mall Santafe, recreates a city where children play to be older, doing what adults do, they can find everything: banks, restaurants, stores, etc.
  18. 18. Maloka: Is the first interactive center for science and technology in Colombia and one of the few of its kind in Latin America. There are about 350 interactive modules, that invite you to play and interact with visitors, while learning about topics such as life, biodiversity, the city, the universe, telecommunications and humans, among others. A complete tour can take four hours or more. It has a dome Cinema projection that provide the viewer a sense of realism during projection, also has conference rooms, plaza and restaurants. St. 24 No 68 - 71. Phone: 427 27 07. Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m Saturday: 10:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m Sunday and Holiday: 11:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m
  19. 19. USAQUEN Entering by Seventh Avenue to the hills, from 116th Street to the 123th, is an architecture characteristic of the colonial age, has a route where the Santa Barbara church stands, built in 1665, it still retains its original design intact, you also can enjoy a meeting in cafes, bars, and a variety of multicultural gastronomy. There are some markets with a great variety of crafts, antiques, typical food, and clothing.
  20. 20. MONSERRATE Is the emblem of Bogota, is a legendary hill, Where you can watch the city from 3131 meters high, to go up there you can take the cable car, train or walking by a paved road.
  21. 21. THE ZONA ROSA It is located between 82 and 79 street and races 15 and 11, is recognized by a large number of bars and restaurants in it.
  22. 22. JARDIN BOTANICO It is the largest center of scientific research and development of Colombia. It has 35 ecological zones and their collection of over 2,300 species of native and exotic plants.
  23. 23. PARQUE DE LA 93 It concentrates a great variety of restaurants, cafes and bars, like many city parks, is the setting for various cultural events throughout the year, at night the area was full of noise and music. The menu of the restaurants surrounding the park offers food from all over the world, it has green areas, playground and water fountain.

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