Palacio de San Carlos
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Museo de Arte Colonial
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La Condesa Irina Lazaar
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Palacio de San Carlos information
This massive edifice has seen a few lives, notably as the presidential HQ of Simón Bolívar, who narrowly escaped an assassination attempt here in 1828 when his friend-with-privileges Manuelita Sáenz tipped him off and became known in Bogotá circles as 'the liberator of the liberator.' A (dramatically worded) sign in Latin under his window (to the right) retells it.