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The best things to do in Bogotá

If you think there isn't much stuff to do in Bogota, think again! The capital of Colombia has garnered the nickname "Athens of South America" due to the wealth of cultural centers, museums, and other world-class attractions in Bogota.

The historic center of La Candelaria is undoubtedly one of the first things to see in Bogota. The district has retained the houses and buildings of the colonial era and takes visitors on a trip back through the centuries to the time of the first discoverers. Within La Candelaria, you'll also kind key Bogota attractions like Plaza Bolivar and the Cathedral.

One of the best things to do in Bogota is to spend an afternoon visiting its museums. The Botero Museum contains works by the artist donated to the city and both the Gold Museum and the National Museum of Colombia house pre-Columbian artifacts. Another of the best Bogota activities is taking the cable car up Monserrate to enjoy the views of the whole city.

For those tired of the hustle and bustle of the city, one of the best places to visit in Bogota is Sumapaz Paramo, a stunning national park just outside the city. For more ideas about what to do in Bogota, check out all the tips and recommendations from the minube community of travelers and start planning your trip today.
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