Bogotá as the capital and largest city of Colombia is also the political, economic, administrative, industrial, artistic, cultural, and sports centre of the country. Bogotá was founded as the capital of the New Kingdom of Granada in 1538, by Spanish conquistadors after they conquered the Muisca who were the indigenous inhabitants of the region.
The city is in the centre of Colombia and is an important cultural centre, with many theatres, libraries and museums.
Museums in Bogotá
- City: Bogotá
- Country: Colombia
- Founded: 1538
- Population: 10 million – Metro
“All fear has much imagination and little talent.”
– Colombian Proverb
Photo Credit: By Pedro Szekely from Los Angeles, USA (Catedral Primada, Bogota, Colombia) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons