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Know the plans that you should not stop doing in Bogotá

Hotel Andes Plaza 21/08/2021
Traveling is one of the favorite plans of many people in the world, since thanks to this activity they manage to get out of the routine, live unforgettable experiences and discover amazing places. Choosing the destination and the activities to carry out are one of the most important decisions when planning your trip. Bogotá is full of impressive places to discover, so if this is your next destination, we will show you 10 plans that you cannot stop doing.
  • Enjoy the best view
This plan is surely one of the most common when you visit Bogotá, it is the Cerro de Monserrate, one of the most traditional tourist places in the capital. You can go up in 3 ways, by funiculars, by cable car or on foot.
In this place you can get the best panoramic images of the city, you will also find local gastronomy restaurants and for people who practice Catholicism, they can visit a beautiful cathedral and the statue of Jesus called the fallen Lord of Monserrate. This plan adapts to any budget and best of all, it is suitable for the whole family, including children.
If you want to visit this place, you can do it any day, regardless of whether it is not a weekend, it is a plan that can be done any day of the week.

The hours to enter the Cerro de Monserrate from Monday to Saturday is from 6:30 in the morning, until 10 at night, the sale of tickets is until 8:30 at night; On Sundays the hours are from 5:30 in the morning, until 6 in the afternoon, the box office service will be enabled until 5 in the afternoon. On holidays the hours are from 6:30 in the morning to 6:00 pm and the box office service is enabled until 5:00 pm Sundays and holidays there is no access at night. The pedestrian path administered by the IDRD (District Institute of Recreation and Sports) is enabled from 5 in the morning to 1 in the afternoon every day except Tuesdays. Regarding the rates, these range between 7 thousand and 22 thousand pesos, which can be paid with cards or cash at the ticket office of the place, keep in mind that foreign currency is not received in this place. More information:
  • A Golden experience
The history of the city we visit will always be one of the best plans, so today we recommend that you visit this impressive place, the Gold Museum.

Positioned in place number 9 within the 16 best history museums worldwide according to National Geographic magazine, this place you can find the largest collection of pre-Hispanic goldsmiths in the world, with approximately 30 thousand pieces made of gold metal. Located in the historic center of the city, it is divided into 5 themed and interactive rooms. A perfect plan to enjoy with the whole family, including the little ones.

You can visit this place from Tuesday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For your visit to the museum, you must make an appointment in advance. More information:
  • Visit one of the wonders of the country
This plan is among the most famous in the capital of the country and of course, attracts a large number of tourists, it is the tour of the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá, the first wonder of Colombia. This religious site built 180 meters deep, inside the salt mines of the municipality of Zipaquirá, is located 48 km north of the capital.

To get there you can mobilize in public transport vehicles or by taking the tourist train to the municipality. You can also take organized excursions, which include roundtrip transportation, entrance tickets to the Cathedral and audio guide included. An incredible plan for the whole family.
  • A historical walk
You cannot leave Bogotá without visiting its historic center, the small cobbled streets and colorful houses, with a lot of movement typical of the central area of a capital, without a doubt you will fall in love. In this sector you will be able to enjoy and get to know important and representative places of the city such as Plaza Bolívar, the Catedral Primada de Colombia and other important government buildings such as the Mayor's Office and the Congress of the Republic.

During this tour you can also enjoy the typical gastronomy. This will be an experience full of learning and adventure. Best of all, it is a plan suitable for all family members and you can visit it at any time.
  • To enjoy nature
If you are one of the people who loves to contemplate nature in all its splendor, this is one of the plans that you will not be able to stop doing in Bogotá. This is the visit to the Botanical Garden, which has an approximate area of 19.5 hectares. On this tour you will be able to appreciate and get to know numerous species and beautiful spaces, this space is considered more than a garden in itself a city. This place, which you can enjoy with the whole family, including children, is open to the public from Tuesday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on weekends and holidays from 9 a.m. tomorrow until 5 in the afternoon. More information:
  • Let yourself be carried away by art and culture
The Botero Museum is one of the places that you should write down on your list of #imperdibles. It houses a large number of works donated by the artist Fernando Botero to his native country, with the intention of spreading art and culture.
The collection of the Colombian artist that you can appreciate in this place, is valued at 200 million dollars and is one of the most important in Latin America, placing the Museum as a temple of culture not only National but Universal.
If you are an art lover, this plan is perfect for you, since in this museum you will not only find works by Botero, but also by well-known artists such as Picasso, Miró, Bonard, among others.

This place is suitable for the whole family, it even has spaces especially for children. If you want to know this place, the hours to do it are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9 in the morning to 7 at night and on Sundays from 10 in the morning to 5 in the afternoon.

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  • Tour Usaquén: The weekend plan
You cannot leave the capital without walking through the Usaquén sector, located in the north of Bogotá. One of the things that makes this route more attractive is the colonial aspect of the sector, which with narrow and preserved streets, attracts residents and visitors; especially on weekends. Among the suggested plans to carry out on this tour, we advise you to visit the flea market, which has an atmosphere full of musicians, crafts and food stalls.
The central point of the neighborhood is Parque de Usaquén, which has become a very commercial area and you can find craft breweries, French bistros, cozy cafes, a number of restaurants, shops and bars.
If you come to Bogotá, be sure to visit some of these suggested places, quote your stay with the best rate at the Andes Plaza Hotel.


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