Classic Destination of the Month – Bogotá

Classic Destination of the Month – Bogotá

Colombias capital is the classic destination of the month. Located at 2640 meters above the sea level it is the biggest city of Colombia and the hometown of 8 million people from different cultures and countries. As diverse as the people living there are the activities you can do in Bogotá. During a classic citytour you can visit La Candelaria, Bogotás oldtown. One famous place is La Plaza Bolívar which is surrounded by the most important buildings of the country like the national capitol, the palace of justice and the cathedral. Only some minutes away you can find the famous goldmusuem where you can see different pieces of gold from ancient times.

Who wants to discover the fruits and vegetables of Colombia should visit the huge market of Paloquemao. Also try the Tamales there! Another way to get to know our capital is a community based citytour where local tourguides show you where they come from and what Bogotá means to them.

During the last years Bogotá became very famous for its streetart and graffities. So if you are interested in art you shouldn´t miss it. In addition a visit of the museum of modern arts would fit perfectly. There also is a possibility to enjoy all of this from above. You can climb up to Monserrate or use the cable car to reach the top. From there you have a great view all over the city. In one of the small restaurants you can enjoy a typical Colombian dish or a drink.

All in all,Bogotá is a city full of history, entertainment, gastronomy and culture. On our website you can find different modules where Bogotá is included or also see the Bogotá Stopover possibility.

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