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Useful information about Bogota


Bogota, the capital of Colombia is on the move. Once considered a place to avoid, it has now emerged as one of Latin America’s urban highlights. Located on the center of country at about 2,600 meters above the sea level, it provides shelter to over eight million people from all corners of the country.

Why Go

Bogota is an inspiring destination to explore that unfolds amazing stories that surprise its every visitor. It is renowned for its Mass Transit System which is considered to be the most efficient transportation system not only in the country but in the entire Latin America. Its dining scene continues to impress its travellers so as its art scene. The rich cultural agenda is well reflected in more than 60 museums and art galleries. The Bohemian arts district called La Macarena is welcoming an increasing number of interesting small galleries and fun restaurants that serve delicious international cuisines. Do explore the Museo de Oro which was recently renovated and amaze its visitors with its astonishing collection of gold artifacts. It is equally famous for its Rock Festival and the most important Theater Festival. So come and explore it.

Best Time to Visit

Situate roughly at 8,600 feet above the sea level, it is one of the high-attitude cities in the world. It goes extremely high on temperatures but receives a lot of rainfall. The two parts of Colombia are situated on the north and south of equator and Bogota lies on the north side and thus gets hotter and is more tropical in nature. The ideal time to visit this beautiful place is during the driest weather which encompasses from December to March. But the peak season is from July to August due to its world famous Carnival.

Major Tourist Attractions

Bogota contains all that you would imagine in a vibrant capital city. Streets, peddlers, great museums, luxurious five star hotels, colonial churches, green spaces, elegant cafes etc. The people who live here are known to be sophisticated, yet friendly and welcoming to foreigners. Enjoy a visit to Catedral de Sal, the Salt Cathedral which is a subterranean wonder opened in 1995. It is incredibly designed religious site which is about an hour and half from city. Step underground and you will surely fascinated by its astonishing beauty that makes you feel that you’ve walked into a science fiction movie. No visit to it is complete without going to Monserrate, a 10,341 foot mountain that soars above it. If travelling with children then you just can’t afford to miss one of the amusement parks such as Salitre Magico or Mundo Aventura or Jaime Duque Park etc that has rides, exhibits and zoo.

Festivals and Events

Bogota is a vibrant city with a busy calendar mixing traditional events and bounty of events that takes place throughout the year and it is lot of fun to be part of them. Some famous festivals of the city include Fiesta Taurina, Semana Santa, the bi-annual festival Iberoamericano de Teatro, Rock Al Parque, Food festival Alimentarte, Bogota Fashion Week, Gay parade and Carnival are just few among many.