La Candelaria, Travel Guide To Bogota’s Historic DowntownThis Travel Guide To Bogota covers the historic downtown neighborhood is the city’s cultural epicenter. 300 years of history welcome you as colonial buildings turned museums, restaurants, and bars sit along side churches and old convents. This area is perfect for those with a penchant for history and lovers of culture and the arts where you can spend the day strolling along cobblestone streets and visit some world famous museums.
Via Museo Botero
Museo Botero: Calle 11 No 4-41
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Iglesia Museo de Santa Clara: Carrera 8 No 8-91
Iglesia Museo de Santa Clara is one of Bogotá’s oldest churches and is now run by the government as a museum. This richly decorated church is stunning! The church was built between 1629 and 1674. It features single-nave construction and a barrel vault. Covered in a golden floral motif the walls are lined with over 140 paintings and sculptures of numerous saints.