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Whatever your interest, you
will find something to keep you entertained and busy during your stay in
Bogota. Here are some of the interesting sights you do not want to miss.
|The Maloka Science Center
is an interactive museum that is fun for all ages. There are over 200 exhibits
that teach about the universe, human bodies, technology, Bogota city, and
biodiversity. You can easily spend most of the day here viewing exhibits,
watching movies on an IMAX style screen, watching your kids play in the
child zone, and dining in the Internet cafe.
The Bogota Planetarium is
the largest in Latin America and uses celestial dome projections that reproduce
celestial phenomena. If you are an astronomy buff, you will enjoy your
visit here where you can attend workshops and presentations in the domed
Bogota is also a great place
to go shopping, especially if you like to shop for jewelry. Bogota is the
emerald trade center for Colombia and is well known for its high quality
emeralds and other jewels. Bogota is also well known for its artistic bracelets
and other goldsmith work. You could easily spend all day moving from shop
to shop looking at all the fine jewelry on offer. You will also find many
other handmade forms of artwork and clothing of all kinds.
|Bogota is a popular destination
for nature travelers as this area is part of what is known as humid areas
that are floodable regions of the Andes. Because of this there is a variety
of plants and wildlife to see here that is unique to the area. There are
over 70 species of birds and many different kinds of plants including floating
plants and herbs. Some of these areas are open for public tours and hiking.
The Eastern Hills area is another must visit as once you arrive at the
top you will enjoy sweeping panoramic views and look down upon eucalyptus
If you enjoy visiting museums,
then you will be happy in Bogota. Here you can visit museums of history,
art, architecture, medicine, geology and a special museum just for children.
Children will also enjoy a visit to Mundo Aventura which is an amusement
park where they can ride fun rides and get up close with animals at the
petting zoo. Another fun place is Parque Jaime Duque which has a zoo, rides,
and exhibits such as a replica of the Taj Mahal. This park is also home
to concerts and music events.
Bogota is the largest city
in Colombia with over seven million residents. It is also a popular tourist
destination for locals and international travelers. There are many entertainment
venues available to accommodate a large population whether you are interested
in dancing the night away, fine dining, or hiking the nearby mountains.
You are sure to find something every member of your family would enjoy.
You can plan a trip to Bogota
easily when you book your accommodations online. When you get your hotel
online, you can judge how close it is to the attractions where you want
to spend most of your time. Plus you can read reviews from others who have
stayed in the Bogota hotels you are considering. If you want to stay in
a luxury resort or budget hotel in Bogota, you can find it and secure your
reservations online without having to pay extra for a travel agent's fees.
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Hotel Salitre, Bogota
10 minutes from El Dorado, CORFERIAS 5 minutes and the American Embassy.
Convention Center with capacity for 600 people Spa, complete with: foot
bath, shower, hammam, vitality pool, 4 treatment rooms. Restaurant with
Open Grill Lobby bar. Integrated security system with more than 100 cameras.
Business Center with convenience store. Our restaurant has a unique
style that blends attention to detail and good taste and is modern and
vibrant with an open kitchen and a huge grill for incredible lunches and
dinners. Our hotel has complete Spa and Wellness services. It refects our
passion for healthy living and the physical and mental wellness of our
guests and visitors.
Marriott Hotel, Bogota
modern hotel Bogota Marriott, located in the new financial and entertainment
center of Salitre, is just 3 miles away from the International Airport
El Dorado. The hotel offers High Speed Internet Access (18mb bandwidth).
Pimento, an exquisite and elegant Italian food restaurant and Tanoshii,
sushi and tapas bar are ideal to kick back, taste a drink and enjoy your
favorite music. The hotel is integrated to Bogota Corporate Center,
home of top multinational corporations, restaurants and bars. Stepping
out of this Luxury hotel you will find two of the most important and recognized
shopping malls in Bogota: Salitre Plaza and Gran Estacion.
Real, Boutique Hotel, Bogota
hotel located in a prime area, just 2 blocks from Bogotá's upscale
93 Street Park. With self-catering rooms, it offers Wi-Fi and parking for
free. Located on a quiet residential street next to Bogotá's commercial
and business district, Casa Real 93 provides privacy while enabling easy
access to shops, bars, restaurants and art galleries. Casa Real 93 has
modern suites equipped with fireplace and jacuzzi, while some rooms include
a balcony and a separate living area. Cable TV, telephone and minibar are
provided. Guests enjoy a buffet breakfast with regional specialities in
the stylish restaurant and bar, featuring brick walls ornate with contemporary
Hotel - Cosmos Hotels, Bogota
luxurious Cite Hotel is located in the business and entertainment centre
of Bogota, overlooking Virrey Park. It offers free Wi-Fi, a large outdoor
pool, and a business centre. Cite Hotel is situated very close to the Virrey
and Calle 85 Metro Stations. Guests can make use of the free gym access,
located within walking distance from the hotel. The rooms of Hotel Cite
have wooden floors and large windows with park views. They are all equipped
with air conditioning, cable TV with DVD player, minibar and safe. The
hotel's gourmet French Bistro is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Room service is also available.
Estelar Windsor House, Bogota
Estelar Windsor House is located in Bogota’s financial district, 300 metres
from Parque de la 93. It features a restaurant and a fitness centre, and
offers massage service and free Wi-Fi. Hotel Estelar Windsor House is situated
1.5 km from the shopping and entertainment area of T zone, and less than
10 km away from El Dorado International Airport. The spacious guest rooms
are equipped with cable TV, minibar, safety deposit box, telephone, and
a work desk. Each includes a hairdryer and en suite bathroom. Guests of
Windsor House can enjoy a drink at the bar and relax in the elegant lounge.
Marriott Hotel, Bogota
luxurious JW Marriott Bogota is located in the heart of the financial and
entertainment district, close to the corporate offices of major companies
and also next to the best restaurants and bars in Zona T and 93rd St Park.
The hotel offers the highest speed Internet available (20mb bandwidth)
for an invaluable entertainment experience streaming movies or music without
hassles. Enjoy a great steak or a delicious imported lobster in La Mina,
recognized as one of the best restaurants in Bogota. For a brasserie experience
visit Monet, our French restaurant recognized for its exquisite breakfast
and lunch buffets. Try one of our 73 different types of Martinis at Dry