Capital of Colombia, Bogota is a beautiful city nestled in the highlands of Colombia's eastern Andes. It is a large city with plenty to see and do. Lots of good museums like the Museo de Oro, and plenty of colonial and republican historical sites and buildings. Bogota has plenty of green spaces...more
Very interactive science museum designed for children, but just as enjoyable for adults. Plenty of cool exhibits that demand physical touch and interaction to experience first hand the many wonders of the natural world. It is a great place to visit with or without kids....more
Near the main plaza, this museum is dedicated to the early republican period. It is in an old house that exhibits furniture and historical pieces from the 1800s with plenty of interactive computer screens to learn about this very turbulent 100 years
Large civic complex dedicated to Colombian literature. There is a lot to learn about many great Colombian authors and poets. Most foreigners will be most interested about Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, but take some time to learn about some of Colombia's other great authors...more
Less popular than the nearby Cerro de Montserrate, which is probably attributable more to the fact that Montserrate has a cable car, and to get up to the Sanctuario you need to get on a microbus. The Sanctuario Virgen de Guadalupe much like Montserrate has a great view of the surrounding area. The...more
Really one of the more amazing sites that I have gone to. A massive salt mine has converted several of its cavernous cavities into chapels and an active church. The engineering involved is very impressive, considering that this is still an active mine....more
The museum is dedicated to the famous Colombian artist Fernando Botero. Botero is one of those unique artists that you can identify their work within a split second. His mocking and irreverent Gordos are joy to look at, and have really become symbols of Colombia....more
This is a must see if you are in Bogota. The gold museum has an amazing collection of artifacts from pre-columbian civilizations. Many if not most of the artifacts are made from gold, and the skill of the gold craftsmen is really impressive.