bogotastreetColombia’s capital, a sprawling city of around 8 million, is located in the central part of the country. It is by far Colombia’s largest city and South America’s 4th largest city. Plaza de Bolivar is the main square where you can find government buildings in various architectural styles from four centuries, frequent demonstrations and protests, and various llamas waiting to have their picture taken. La Candelaria (photo) is the city’s historic area with colorful houses, small restaurants, interesting museums, and steep hills. The highlight of Bogotá is the impressive Museo del Oro (Gold Museum) with thousands of gold objects from Colombia’s past.

Photos of Bogotá

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I've been fascinated by world cultures all my life. I tried to teach myself Spanish at age 9, but that didn't work so well. I voraciously read books on all areas of the world as a teenager. I grew up to study languages and cultures in college, and have travelled in over 70 countries on 6 continents exploring what is unique and essential to each culture.
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One Response to Bogotá

  1. Karen says:

    Beautiful photos! I particularly like the architectural details you caught.

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