Plaza De Bolivar, Bogota

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Plaza De Bolivar, Bogota - Address, Ticket Price

Address: Between Carreras 7 and 8 and Calles 10 and 11, La Candelaria, Bogota, 111711

Ticket Price: 19500 COP

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Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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The best way to start exploring Bogota is from the Plaza de Bolívar, the heart of the city. The Plaza gets its name from the first public figure to be ever erected in the city- Simon Bolivar, to show appreciation for his services rendered during the independence movement. All the major tourist attractions as well as important government buildings are all located within the periphery of the Plaza. The reason for this is that the Plaza is where Bogota was declared the seat of New Grenada’s colonial government. While the tourist attractions see crowds flocking in by the dozen, the government buildings aren’t open for public viewing.

Located in the heart of Bogota, the Plaza De Bolivar is an important landmark and a very popular attraction in the city. This particular attraction has seen a lot of political ups and downs in the past and has a rich history attached to it. Even though the Plaza De Bolivar tickets are free of any charge, still you can easily opt for the Plaza De Bolivar tour tickets. The Plaza De Bolivar tours are available at an affordable price and will guide you with the history of this scenic attraction.

Plaza De Bolivar Information

  • There are separate charges for doing a combined tour of the museum and the dome amphitheatre and just doing either one of the two.

How To reach Plaza De Bolivar by Public Transport

  • (Transmilenio) Calle 22 or Calle 19 

Restaurants Near Plaza De Bolivar

  • India Gourmet (serves Indian cuisine)
  • Carbon de Palo Parrilla (wine & dine)
  • La Herencia (Columbian cuisine recommended)

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  • Colombia's birthplace (declaration of independence) and capital buildings, president's residence all within the same area. Definitely worth seeing along with the surrounding blocks and museums (e.g. Gold, Botero, etc.). As with anywhere else in Bogotá, have fun getting there! Traffic is horrendous...nearly always.

  • Historical location. A must visit for tourists. Very interesting things happened here

  • A neoclassic square surrounded by a cathedral and many other institutional buildings. One of the main places to pulse the vibrating atmosphere of Bogotá

  • It's the perfect place to know the colonial and historic architecture of the city. Is surrounded by many museums related to Colombian independence history and the presidential house. The view is amazing due to the beautiful mountains in the back. It's quite a cultural place.

  • Great spot to visit while in Bogota. I wouldn't let the pigeons touch me, but it leads to some cool pictures.

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