Centro Cultural Gabriel García Márquez
The main plaza's dominating building, facing from the northeast corner, is this neoclassical cathedral which stands on the site where...
Casa de Moneda
At the west end of the block, you'll find this historic museum, which now houses the Colección Numismática in most of its front two...
Museo de Trajes Regionales
Across Calle 10, and filling the gorgeous one-time home of Simón Bolívar’s mistress Manuelita Sáenz, the simple Museo de Trajes...
La Candelaria's most famous – and the city's loveliest – stage is undergoing a long renovation that could last another few years. When...
La Puerta Falsa
This is Bogotá's most famous snack shop – with displayed multicolored candies beckoning you into this tiny spot that's been in business...
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Lonely Planet review
Opened in 2008 and a modern addition to La Candelaria, this expansive new complex pays homage to Colombia's most famous author in name, but its events span the cultural spectrum way past literature. There's also a giant bookstore (with a few English titles), a great hamburger restaurant and a Juan Valdéz cafe.