Centro Cultural Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Bogota
(4/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Find a cozy spot and snuggle up with a good book at Centro Cultural Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Opened in 2008 and dedicated to Colombia's most famous literary star, Gabriel García Márquez, the expansive cultural center serves as part library, part museum, part event center. Housing more than 80,000 books in Spanish, the cultural center has become one of Colombia's leading intellectual hubs. Check out the bookstore, where you can find editions in English as well as Spanish, then grab a coffee at the onsite cafe. Take a look at our Bogota trip builder to schedule your visit to Centro Cultural Gabriel Garcia Marquez and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Excellent cultural space, with gigantic library, pretty square, and a beautiful art gallery. Also has an excellent coffee Juan Valdéz and is located in an excellent place.
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  • I'm not a fan of Mr. García Marquez but hey... the place is champion, full of culture and modernity. Go and see it
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  • the wonderful architecture where it is cemented contributes to generate a so pleasant that I have experienced staying there for a long time without feeling drowned, as it happens in other places. I enjoy that can get multiple offers in one place: auditoriums to attend events and scenes to enjoy music and productions; plans outdoor Restaurant, café, library, art showrooms stand out it, since few people have this...
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  • This building was designed by Rogelio Salmona, one of the most influential contemporary Colombian architects. It is a must stop if you love books and cultural activities.
  • Great place to have a coffee in Bogota downtown
  • A beautiful cultural center in the heart of the city.
  • Cultural center a book store
  • PERFECT GOOD FOOD BOOKS ARCHITECTURE ENVIRONMENT CULTURE OF PEACE!