Barrio La Candelaria, Bogota

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Walk through the colorful, cobbled streets of Barrio La Candelaria to get a feel for how life in Bogota once was. The historical old town offers plenty of great attractions, such as museums, theaters, universities, and important government buildings. The neighborhood also serves as a bohemian and alternative hotspot, with plenty of vibrant street art contrasting with the museums' traditional exhibits. Check out both faces of the district and decide which one you think suits it best. Put Barrio La Candelaria into our Bogota trip itinerary tool to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Bogota.
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  • It is the place of greatest historical heritage of the city, streets that are closer to the mountain are more friendly and Nice, and more easy to walk. Seems like a small town within a large underground.
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  • It should enjoy stepped narrow streets, a coffee in one of the places he hides and traditions that will easily get to eat something typical in small restaurants. It is a must place to meet
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  • A large area of well preserved colonial period buildings, housing everything from hostels, hotels, restaurants, and shops and museums. Suggest you take one of the free walking tours to get to know the...  more »
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