Described by The New York Times, which included it on its list of top places to visit as a “beautiful and complex” city, Bogotá has now established itself as an internationally acclaimed tourist destination.
You can experience this alluring complexity as you explore each of its areas. Parts of the city like Quinta Camacho, Teusaquillo, La Candelaria and La Macarena, will entice you with spectacular architectural riches – boasting English, Italian, French and Spanish influences, which intertwine seamlessly with imposing modern structures to give you an extremely photogenic fusion of past and present.
Mouthwatering culinary offerings await you in the Zona G, Zona Rosa, Usaquén and Parque de la 93, as well as at the traditional market places of Paloquemao and La Perseverancia. Take a gastronomic journey around the world, or sample local traditions and contemporary Colombian cuisine – it’s all on your doorstep.
A constantly creative city, Bogotá is a hub for fashion, art and design. Its cultural calendar is bursting with festivals, events, parades, exhibitions, concerts and cultural sites, so there’s plenty to do all year round. The city’s residents, people from all over the country and the world, are friendly and cheerful, always offering up help when needed, or simply the warmth of a smile.
Bogotá is also a green city, with a number of ecological urban projects, including the renowned ciclovía, Latin America’s largest pedestrianized cycle route. You can also easily escape to enjoy the surrounding nature of the eastern mountain range or the savanna, with a plethora of walking trails and excursions.
The Colombian capital is rife with contrasts which make it both diverse and unmissable. It will seduce you with rich experiences, flavors and rhythms; this is a destination you can’t help but fall in love with.