To find out more about the history of Colombia, you can go to the city center, where you will find Plaza de Bolívar, Primate Cathedral and Casa de Nariño, which houses the Colombian government, you can visit the La Candelaria neighborhood, the heart and
the historical epicenter of Bogotá where you will find great mansions built in the colonial era, as well as a unique bohemian atmosphere in the legendary Plaza del Chorro de Quevedo.
You can also visit important museums, such as the National Museum of Colombia, the Museum of Modern Art in Bogota (MAMBO), the Maloka Interactive Center and the Golden Museum, which houses an important collection of pre-Hispanic cultural items.
The cuisine of Bogotá deserves to be tried and enjoyed, offering an extensive selection of local and foreign foods, which are recognized as some of the best in Latin America. You can try regional foods, such as ajiaco (a soup with chicken and potatoes as the
main ingredients), cocido (a soup with vegetables, beans, noodles and a variety of meat and spices), tamales (spiced vegetables, beans, or meat). wrapped in corn and steamed dough), or almojábanas (cheese bread) and sample Colombian fruit juices and desserts
prepared with local ingredients.
There are other tourist destinations in Bogotá, such as Monserrate, El Chicó and Usaquén, one of the parks in Bogotá, such as National Park, 93rd Street Park or Simón Bolívar Park where you can practice sports, take a walk, contemplate nature or sit and read
In the areas and shopping centers of Bogotá you can find anything you want: the best shops for clothes, shoes, accessories, jewelry, technology, antiques, handicrafts and anything else you are looking for.
The nightlife in Bogotá includes areas of different styles and atmospheres, to suit the tastes of anyone: discos, bars, pubs, craft breweries and clubs.
You can also visit one of the exceptional libraries in Bogotá, see a theater production, attend a concert or enjoy a small private recital.
There are also a number of significant, internationally recognized events that take place in Bogota: thousands of spectators gather every year for Park Festivals, where they listen to rock, hip-hop, jazz, salsa, Colombian music and all kinds of rhythms.
The book fair opens its doors in April, allowing the public to meet well-known authors from the literary world. The theater festival (one of the largest performing arts festivals in the world), which is celebrated every year, transforms the city into a huge
scene governed by imagination and art.
On Sundays and public holidays, you can enjoy a bike ride, run or leisurely stroll on the city's artery, which is nearly 75 miles long.
Bogotá has many information stands for tourists. If you have questions, you can visit one of these booths, where tourism professionals will be more than happy to help.