La Candelaria Neighborhood in Bogotá

La Candelaria is the historic center of Bogota where the city was born. If you can't make it to Cartagena, you can get a good view of what a Colombian colonial city looks like by staying there.
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Check our video of La Candelaria on the right =>
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Most travelers decide to stay in La Candelaria because of it bohemian feeling and its close locations to Bogota main's attractions. La Candelaria's main attractions include wandering around its narrow streets and looking at 300 year old houses and balconies.
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You also need to check the beautiful Plazoleta del Chorro Quevedo
, the Botero Museum, and the Iglesia de La Candelaria at the top of the hill where you can enjoy lovely views of La Candelaria sand the city of Bogotá.

=> The Plazoleta del Chorro Quevedo is also a good starting point for drinks at night with local students filling up the scene. It's laid back, cheap and a great place to meet people.
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Plazoleta del Chorro de QuevedoLa Candelaria is a great starting point for a City tour with the following attractions nearby : Plaza Bolivar, the Catedral Primada and the Capilla del Sagrario, el Museo de Oro, el Museo de Arte Moderno, la iglesia de San Francisco.

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=> More things to do in Bogota: check Bogotá essential visits
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La Candelaria is located near the center of Bogotá, above carrera 7 and south of Calle 14. La Candelaria attracts a lot of tourists and you need to be careful there at all times! Take the strict minimum with you, look around, and you should be safe.
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