THE MOST BEAUTIFUL OF MY PRETTY CITY BOGOTA
History of the Candelaria Sector.
I recommend a walk through its streets, especially 10th Street between 3rd race. and 7th where you can see beautiful mansions. In this sector also finds numerous colonial churches and the Gold Museum
Important sites in this area are:
* The Teatro Coln* The Luis Angel Arango Library* La Casa de La Moneda* The Museum "Botero Donation"* The Plaza de Bolivar* Environmental Axis Jimnez Avenue, where the surface was an underground river.
This sector revolves around Tequendama Intercontinental Hotel. In its vicinity are:
- The Plaza de Toros La Santa Maria- The Museum of Modern Art (MAM)- The National Museum- The District Planetarium, and in its lower part the Museum of Bogot.- The Church of San Diego, shows colonial architecture.An overview of many of the city can be achieved from the viewpoint of Colpatria Tower, the tallest building in the city. It opens to the public on weekends
Located 3152 meters high in the eastern hills, Monserrate is in charge of guarding the city can be reached on foot, by cable car or funicular. Your Sanctuary Fallen Lord, of great religious value, is visited by thousands of Catholic pilgrims.
From this magical place one can see a magnificent view of Bogota and enjoy local and international cuisine in its two restaurants. The hill has been a place of pilgrimage since the colonial times
Gold MuseumThe collection of the Gold Museum of the Bank of the Republic has been declared a National Monument and is considered the most important of its kind worldwide.The museum was created in 1939 by the Bank of the Republic, brings together nearly 34,000 pieces of gold and 20,000 stone objects, ceramics, textiles and precious stones belonging to Quimbaya, Calima, Tayrona, Sinu, Muisca, Tolima, Tumaco and Malagana, among others. You can admire exquisite pieces in gold as pushups, masks, poporos, pendants, bracelets, necklaces, containers and hundreds of figures of outstanding quality.
Ibero-American Theater Festival in BogotCreated in 1988 by Fanny Mikey and Ramiro Osorio to celebrate the 450th anniversary of the founding of Bogot, under the slogan "An act of faith in Colombia", became a cultural adventure and had as one of its main objectives artistic integration of Latin American countries to the world.Today is one of the festival's biggest arts world for its convening power, its many features and its diversity of genres. The number of functions presented in 17 days does not exceed any event of this nature in the world.More than 2 million spectators gather in each of the editions of the Festival to enjoy street performances, theater halls, dance, circus, theater is the most far-reaching in Colombia and one of the performing arts festivals largest in the world
Bogota PlanetariumBogot Planetarium is located at
Calle 26 B No.5 - 93, between Plaza Santamaria and Independence Park. Bogot Planetarium was inaugurated on December 22, 1969 and since then has been dedicated to the promotion of astronomy, space sciences and the dissemination of scientific culture. As public cultural scenario depends Equipment Branch of the Institute of the Arts - Idartes