Given that Bogota is the capital city and largest in all of Colombia, the list of things to do is nearly endless. However, if you are still not sure what to fill your days with during your upcoming visit to this wonderful city, consider the following suggestions…
Explore La Candelaria
The city’s biggest historic district and one that is definitely worth the visit as it is filled with beautifully restored colonial mansions, the national congress, city hall and plenty of other architectural buildings to explore. It is the perfect spot to gain a better understanding of the history of the city before heading out to see what else it has to offer each of its guests.
Visit the Many Museums
Another one great for not only history buffs but for anyone interested in seeing some truly remarkable artifacts and incomparable pieces of art.
The city is dotted with several museums that make for a fantastic afternoon such as the ever-popular Gold Museum that houses hundreds of gold artifacts that were made by the indigenous tribes and recovered from ancient tombs. Another one not to miss is Museo Botero Del Blanca de la Republica filled with incredible artwork.
Indulge in the Delicious Foods
In between all of the wandering and sight seeing, you are likely to work up an appetite.
Throughout the city you will find plenty of markets, cafes and restaurants all ready and willing to serve you up some authentic and mouth-watering Colombian dishes. Don’t hold back and enjoy any and all foods in front of you while there.
Make Your Way Up Monserrate
This glorious and picturesque mountain accessible by steep cable car that takes you up 10,000 feet above sea level, will do nothing short of taking your breath away. From the views to the beautiful church and park onsite, you are sure to fall in love with this place as so many others before you surely have as well.