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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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  • For me the coolest of Bogota. Has many corners to explore. It's worth starting with the free walking tour offered by the Government, gives a good idea of the location and the guidelines for which locations to visit. Deserves about three days to visit localities with easy, especially the Botero and the gold Museum.
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  • IN the Candalaria,you can find museums, great architecture, statues, history, restaurants, souvenirs or anything else!  more »
  • In the La Candelaria district you will find a large number of emblematic sites of the city such as the casa de Nariño, the plaza de Bolívar, the Luis Angel Arango library, theatre colon, etc. We live a very Bohemian atmosphere where you'll find hostels, bars, cafes, restaurants, bookshops. It preserves many old buildings so it is a pleasure walk through its streets and admire its buildings.
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