Centro Cultural Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Bogota

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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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  • Good place for rest of wanderings in Candelaria. Place for a cup of coffee, a sandwich at el Corral or a good book. On Sundays there's free room lessons.
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  • Located in the District of Candelaria in Bogota with 9,500 m ², is an important cultural centre dedicated to letters, to the arts, culture and its multiple forms of expression (has Auditorium, exhibition hall, library, Bookstore). Its cultural and academic programming has free access to the public throughout the year, leading to more than 160,000 visitors annually.
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  • To say that it is a cultural precinct, I say it in all its extension, because there are about urban art, coffee to enjoy with friends, make purchases from your bedside books, there found books that in mexico there is in existence, in itself is a pleasure to walk its halls, since you can read as if you were in a library, I recommend it to all readers.
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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!