Palacio de San Carlos
This massive edifice has seen a few lives, notably as the presidential HQ of Simón Bolívar, who narrowly escaped an assassination...
International House Bogotá
Offers group Spanish-language courses in La Candelaria (US$220 per week for five four-hour mornings) or private tutors (US$30 per hour).
Museo de Arte del Banco de la República
Past a wall fountain and cafe. It shows changing exhibits, and its auditorium hosts many free events.
La Candelaria's most famous – and the city's loveliest – stage is undergoing a long renovation that could last another few years. When...
This exclusive lunch café is a major hit with the local suit-and-tie set. Try an excellent Mediterranean salmon, a spicy chili con carne...
Lonely Planet review
This two-floor museum is run by military guys in fatigues, and may be interesting to some for its playful models sporting the history of military uniforms (note the 'antiterrorist' outfit), a Korean War room, a video of the operation that rescued Ingrid Betancourt, and a courtyard of artillery and aircraft including a presidential helicopter. ID required.