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3 days in Bogota

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3 days in Bogota
A tour of the best things to do in a weekend in Bogota. This tour includes lots of outdoor activities and can include a lot of walking, so put on your sneakers and enjoy!
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Day 1
La Candelaria
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La Candelaria

A lively neighborhood section of the city that features small shops and ancient churches. The neighborhood includes a number of attractions including The Plaza de Bolivar, The Bogota Cathedral. The Gold Museum, The Fundacion Botero, The Religious Art Museum, The Coin House, The Library Luis Angel Arango.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
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Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)

The Banco de la República Gold Museum houses one of the most important collections of pre-Hispanic metallurgy in the world. As its history, which dates back to 1939, has unfolded, so this institution has become a symbol of Colombia's cultural memory. Its golden exhibition, fully renewed in November, 2008, is a place you cannot miss in your next trip to Bogota.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Museo Nacional
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Museo Nacional

Colombia's oldest museum holds a vast collection of archeological artifacts, as well as modern art. The building itself is interesting—it's a former prison and many of the galleries are inside former prison cells.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Day 2
Mount Monserrate
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Mount Monserrate

Monserrate hill provides exceptional panaromic views of Bogata and beyond.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Jardin Botanico Jose Celestino Mutis
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Jardin Botanico Jose Celestino Mutis

A massive and well-maintained botanical garden with a variety of different areas, including an exhibit of 5,000 indigenous orchids.

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Andres Carne de Res
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Andres Carne de Res

Andres D.C., The urban branch of the Pagan Paradise of Chia, in the heart of Bogota's "zona rosa", This restaurant, bar, dancing house, chating house, attracts all the glances of its visitors thanks to its stile and decoration.

Cost: $25 - $50
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Day 3
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica
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Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica

         You don't have to be a fan of Botero's amazing sculpture or paintings to love the work here. Surrounded by other small museums, the... more »

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Casa de Moneda - Coleccion Numismatica del Banco de la Republica
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Casa de Moneda - Coleccion Numismatica del Banco de la Republica

The Casa de la Moneda is a beautiful colonial courtyard house built in the middle of the 18th century used at one time as a mint.  Today, it houses... more »

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Plaza de Bolivar
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Plaza de Bolivar

Famous square marking a historic turning point in Colombia's colonial past.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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