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Colombia: Bogota

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Colombia’s edgy capital is a microcosm of the country’s complex society. Huge, anarchic, choked with undisciplined traffic, it also has a lovely colonial core, La Candelaria, and modern suburbs cluttered with upmarket boutiques, nightclubs, glamorous restaurants and plush apartments. Further away, the hills are pitted with the self-built, ramshackle homes built by people arriving in the city looking for work.

A centre for the intellect, Bogotá has many excellent museums, cinemas, theatres, music venues and universities, along with a vigorous café society. The urban sprawl is overshadowed by Andean peaks glowering over the city which, at 2,640m, enjoys a climate of perpetual spring.

Our holidays to Bogota

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Car

Self-drive Colombia: Exploring the coffee region and beyond

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12 days from £2,217pp

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Signature Colombia: Culture and coffee

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Rural Colombia

Undiscovered Colombia, Providencia and Panama City

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Weaverbird

Weaverbird: Spirit of Colombia

Group tour

16 days from £2,268pp

Things to do in Bogota

Macaw parrot

Visit Chicaque Nature Reserve

Colombian gold

Visit the Bogota Gold Museum


Cycling tour of Bogota

Cycling tour of Bogota

Salt mine Church

Visit a Salt Cathedral

What our experts say

On weekends the streets in downtown La Candelaria are not as crowded, and the morning is a good time to walk around exploring the colonial area of the capital. This is where the majority of events happened during the struggle for independence and a short wander through the cobbled streets will reveal plenty of colonial architecture gems.

Lina

Lina Fuller

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