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La Candelaria, Bogota

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Walk through the colorful, cobbled streets of 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. Make La Candelaria a part of your Bogota vacation plans using our Bogota vacation generator.
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  • Shouldn't take you more than half a day to explore the area. Contrary to what others have written, it was a bit underwhelming. Place is full of security personnel and soldiers so don't need to feel to...  more »
  • Walk these streets appreciating every detail of them graffiti, contexts, colors makes that the visit is really nice
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  • La candelaria is the first Bogota settlement by the Spanish conquistadores. Today is a trendy bohemian and cultural area in Bogota. A must go place.