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 small baroque cathedral has more to see than its bigger brother next door, the Catedral Primada, including six large paintings by...
On the western side of the plaza, this French-style building is now home to the alcaldía (mayor's office). The building was erected...
Plaza de Bolívar · interesting places nearby
Capitolio Nacional information
On the southern side of the plaza stands this neoclassical seat of Congress. It was begun in 1847, but due to numerous political uprisings was not completed until 1926. Its square-facing facade was built by English architect Thomas Reed. To visit, call ahead; otherwise you can wander around the stone courtyard.