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Famous square marking a historic turning point in Colombia's colonial past.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Bogota
Between Carreras 7 and 8 at Calle 10, Bogota, Colombia
+57 300 2675545
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Arrived at square and amazed at the sight. Some vendors were open on the plaza, a "protest demonstration" was in progress at one of the government buildings, so lots of police presence in the area.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Carol B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is interesting but it's crowded and make you feel unsecured because many people come towards you to ask money. It is place to spend short time for sure.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank luizsene2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful church, nice plaza with kids feeding pigeons, street vendors selling food and gadgets. All around is also quite nice (beautiful streets, presidential palace etc).

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank flak_canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The square is the heart of the city surrounded by impressive buildings. I found the square myself and also got taken there as part of a walking tour and it was nice to learn about the buildings and history.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank cazbatt
Reviewed 1 week ago

M friend took me from the airport to plaza Bolivar. It was love at first sight with Colombia. This is just the beginning.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank lauraolsen525
Reviewed 1 week ago

Plaza Bolivar is a must see in Bogota. Take some time to wander around the Plaza and enjoy the sites and the people!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank TheTravelingBadger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If all you do is wander aimlessly across the plaza, you will be disappointed. All there is is an ocean of pigeons that some south american families take pictures with. The main interest is what lies on the outskirts of the plaza, in the adjacent...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank joblack11
Reviewed October 15, 2019 via mobile

The plaza itself does not have much but its location puts it in the center of a lot of things. There is a pedestrian mall to the north which was very noisy with construction. It should be nice when complete. Restaurants, museums, graffiti, government offices...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank RJ V
Reviewed October 9, 2019

La Palza de Bolivar has so much history. It is a very popular location and many tourist visit to take pictures in front of the cathedral and with the birds.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed October 7, 2019 via mobile

It's a very beautiful place to sit down and see what is happening because there's a lot happening. Just relax and have fun.

Date of experience: October 2019
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