The 5 Best Tourist Attractions In Bogota, Colombia

Bogota is the high-altitude capital of Colombia. It is a very popular destination for tourists visiting Colombia as this city houses many museums, churches, markets, etc.

  • Gold Museum – a feast for all gold lovers

Treat your eyes with a glittering gold collection of the Hispanic age and also get to see a wide range of artifacts from various periods in this wonderful Gold Museum. The most impressive part of this museum is, of course, the collection of gold. This is an iconic museum that shows you intricate and amazing gold collection that will be a feast for your eyes.

  • Monseratte – the pilgrimage mountain of Bogota

The Monseratte is a pilgrim mountain that is located over 3000 meters above the sea level in Bogota, Colombia. There is a religious retreat located on the very top of the mountain and it was built in the 1650s. Reach the retreat to get a panoramic view of Bogota city and also watch the sunset over the city. ‘El Señor Caido’ or The Fallen Saint is the statue you should never miss on top of this mountain. 

  • Simon Bolivar Central Park – the greenery of Bogota

This is a large green space that is located in the heart of the city. It has over 400 acres of the lake surrounded by trees and greenery that is a spectacle for the eyes. This is a park that is home to different national flora. You will find walkways, bike paths and a public library in this park.

  • Museo Santa Clara – never miss the interior decorations of this church

Santa Clara is one of the oldest churches in Colombia that took more than 50 years to build. It was built in the 17th century and has an extravagant decoration that will be a pleasing sight for your eyes. The attractions inside include 50 saint sculptures, gold floral ceiling, etc.

  • Jardin Botanico de Bogota – the botanical park of Bogota

This is the largest floral garden in Colombia that has rose gardens, medicinal plants, and different varieties of flowering plants. You will come across 5000 different varieties of orchids in this garden.