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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  • The building of the Cultural Center stands out for modernity in the midst of the historic buildings in the neighborhood of Candelaria in Bogota. The design is original, contacting with an internal circular shaped area. Among the highlights, exhibition rooms and an auditorium.
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  • The Arq. Salmona in the implementation of the building preserved and put in value the environment from the Visual one which directs and as bids circulations. From the terrace, along with offices, there are good views to the hills and the domes of the Church of the Centre, including looks had more to go and have closed it. On the first floor, between the central courtyard and secondary one, there are premises and a well-stocked library and giving taste around if you like books. On ground floor there is a coffee Valdez - Baños - and an exhibition of art, always open. The connections between levels is given both stairs and a ramp that connects the entire building.
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  • This location and beautiful, it's worth you know, very rich in local culture, big room, and very beautiful. recommend you meet this site..
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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!