Bogota is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Bogota one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Bogota is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Bogota or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Bogota. Explore the historical monuments of Bogota with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Bogota guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Bogota page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Bogota landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Bogota.
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Carrera 68D No. 40A-51, Bogota, Colombia
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
The perfect place to take your kids to, the Maloka is an interactive science and technology museum. With over 9 rooms full of interactive fun, the most frequented ones is the Human Room where visitors get to explore the human body is as minute a detail as they want; the Universe Room is the other popular room where you can perform a variety of expe...
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Carrera 7 between Calles 7 and 8, La Candelaria, Bogota, 111711
The White House of Columbia, the Casa de Nariño is the President’s palace. Named after Anthony Narino who on the down low, translated French human right laws into Spanish and was jailed several times for this, the Casa de Narino isn’t all open to the public. If you want to visit the palace, you’ll have to go through their o...
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Carrera 7 No. 10, 80, Bogota, Colombia
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Located in Bolivar Square, you absolutely cannot miss the stunning facade that is the Catedral Primada. Dubbed as the largest church in all of South America, the church’s architecture is influenced by neoclassical architecture. Like all the other Columbian churches, the interiors are rather simple without any frills and splendor. The Catedral...
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Carrera 8 No. 8–91, La Candelaria, Bogota, 111711
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
The Santa Clara Church Museum ( Iglesia Museo Santa Clara), in its glory days of the colonial era, was a church which has now been turned into a museum for preservation purposes. The uniqueness of the church lies in its architecture which is a single-nave with painted motifs on the spirals. Easily one of the top 3 works of colonial architecture, th...
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Calle 11, Bogota, Bogota, D.C., Colombia
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
The place that started it all-when a broken vase meant a lot more than just shattered glass. A small row between a Spaniard and a Columbian that resulted in the War of Independence, the Museo del 20 de Julio is at the northeast corner of the Bolivar Plaza. The 10 hall museum, displaying war memorabilia, is a product of the resultant war and the vase in question is on display within the halls.