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Museums in Bogotá 

Bogotá Museums

Bogotá is the capital and largest city of Colombia is also the political, economic, administrative, industrial, artistic, cultural, and sports center 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 center of Colombia and is an important cultural center, with many theatres, libraries, and museums.

Museums in Bogotá 

  • Botero Museum
  • Gold Museum, Bogotá
  • Museo Nacional de Colombia
  • House – Museum Quinta Bolívar
  • Coin and bill Production Museum
  • Bogotá Museum of Modern Art
  • Art Collection of the Bank of the Republic
  • International Emerald Museum
  • Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
  • Independence Museum – Casa del Florero
  • Santa Clara Museum
  • Colonial Museum

Bogotá

  • City:                 Bogotá
  • Country:          Colombia
  • Founded:        1538
  • Population:     10 million – Metro

Museums in Bogotá – Map

Museums in Bogotá

Museums in Bogotá

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“All fear has much imagination and little talent.”
– Colombian Proverb

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Photo Credit: By Pedro Szekely from Los Angeles, USA (Catedral Primada, Bogota, Colombia) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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