Museo Internacional De La Esmeralda, Bogota
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Take a guided tour and learn about the culture of mining emeralds in Colombia at Museo Internacional De La Esmeralda, an emerald museum holding over 3,000 of the precious stones and exhibiting some of the finest the world has to offer. The tour recreates a mine atmosphere and explains the process of how an emerald is created and mined. Gaze upon the collection on display and observe the different qualities and characteristics an emerald can hold. The gift shop offers cut emeralds and a range of jewellery. You must take a guided tour in order to see the museum and no photos are allowed. Arrange your visit to Museo Internacional De La Esmeralda and discover more family-friendly attractions in Bogota using our Bogota travel itinerary maker.
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TripAdvisor
  • Shown here the striking our Emerald, in addition you can buy! they have to go and see them in person
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  • Only Museum of its kind in the world, has many Emerald parts of all kinds. The visitor is guided. The Museum is located in the Avianca Building, 23rd floor.
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  • The Museum is nice for those who enjoy emeralds and is willing to pay to see a short movie, a replica of a mine and emeralds in various stages of cut/color/brightness etc. At the end, a store for those who want to take a memento.
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  • Spectacular journey through the world of mining of emeralds, primarily recommended if you go with foreign friends that like jewelry, also exhibit and sell jewelry. It opens from 10 am, and is worth $5000 (1.45 US).
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  • Beautiful. Good review of the mining work around the Emerald and excellent showing pieces of this material
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  • Excellent.
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