The Colón theater
The Luis Angel Arango library
The casa de la moneda
The Plaza de Bolívar
The environmental axis or
The Gold museum
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.
Tel: 284-7420 284-2378
St. 10 No.5-32
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
Monday – Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Holidays no service
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.
St. 11 No. 4- 21
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
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.
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
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.
St. 6 No. 16-58
The national museum
Museum of Modern art of Bogota
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
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.
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
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
It is considered the bohemian neighborhood
of Bogota, there you can find places like:
Plaza de Toros de Santamaría
Torres del parque
Galery Alonso Garcés
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
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.
Independence Park: Is full of paths and that will
be restored soon.
St. 26 No 6
Phone: (571) 2842664
Torres del parque: Designed by architect
Rogelio Salmona are three apartment towers in
the form of snail, established to harmonize the
St. 27 No 5
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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