Iglesia de Santa Clara
This church facing the palace from the west (on Carrera 8) is one of Bogotá's most richly decorated (and one of the city's oldest, along...
Museo del Siglo XIX
Nearby the observatory, the fun Museo del Siglo XIX offers a look inside something other than Spanish colonial Bogotá. The museum...
Casa de Nariño
Beyond the Capitolio Nacional, reached via Carreras 8 or 7, on the south side of Plaza de Bolívar, is Colombia's neoclassical...
Observatorio Astronómico information
Conceptualized by celebrated Colombian botanist José Celestino Mutis, the 1803 tower is reputedly the first astronomical observatory built on the continent. It's possible to visit Monday to Friday at 11am and 1pm, but you must reserve a week ahead. Email your name, nationality and passport number to firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot.