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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  • Just perfect old town! All the cozzy small streets all cobble stone, fun grafitti, small bars and cafés. Worth some hours walk!  more »
  • Walking around the neighborhood gave insights into the struggles in Colombia as well as its history and the amazing hope it's citizens have for the future. Loved the murals depicting history in a...  more »
  • Very pleasant and safe during the day. We strolled through the small alleys and stopped for coffee and snacks in various places. The neighborhood is full of beautiful and powerful graffiti. We loved.....  more »

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