Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, Bogota

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Founded on a donation from Fernando Botero, one of Colombia's celebrated artists, , Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica has quickly grown into a must-see attraction in Bogota since its inauguration in 2000. The small but captivating museum features 123 paintings, drawings, and sculptures by Botero himself, as well as 85 pieces by other artists. Housed in the Banco de la Republica museum complex, the museum adds a splash of Botero's distinctive style to its classy surroundings. Perhaps best of all, you can appreciate the museum's displays free of charge. For Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica and beyond, use our Bogota travel itinerary planner to get the most from your Bogota vacation.
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  • Nice museum for Botero's work. Well designed galleries featuring mostly works by the master with some ancillary works added. On the day I visited there was an incredible rain storm with hail. What an ...  more »
  • For those who do not know the work of Fernando Botero, this tour is highly recommended to learn with him. Very good works of the artist and also of other well-known artists. It is very close to the main square and the entrance (we were a Sunday) is free.
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  • The Museum is small, but has amazing works. Of course, the works and Botero sculptures are beautiful, but the private collection that he donated to the Museum are from the Chin. Admission is free.
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