Plaza de Bolívar
The usual place to start discovering Bogotá is Plaza de Bolívar, the heart of the original town. In the middle of the square is a bronze...
Capilla del Sagrario
This smaller, baroque cathedral has more to see than its bigger brother next door, the Catedral Primada, including six large paintings...
On the western side of the plaza, this French-style building is now home to the alcaldía (mayor's office). The building was erected...
La Condesa Irina Lazaar
This small, unsigned 10-table eatery run by a Mexican-American from California catering to bohos, judges, Congressmen and others in the...
Capitolio Nacional information
Lonely Planet review
On the southern side of the plaza stands this neoclassical seat of Congress. It was begun in 1847 (its square-facing facade was built by English architect Thomas Reed), but due to numerous political uprisings was not completed until 1926. To visit, call Citizen Services .