Must see entertainment in Bogotá

  • Club de Tejo La 76

    Drawing a healthy mix of locals and foreigners, this tejo club is friendly enough to welcome novices who aren't as skilled as bogotanos when it comes to…

  • Estadio El Campín

    The principal soccer venue in Bogotá is the Estadio El Campín, shared home of Categoría Primera A teams Independiente Santa Fe and its big rival,…

  • Gaira Café

    Vallenato legend Carlos Vives' ultra-fun dancehall-restaurant hosts live vallenato, cumbia and porro – or modern takes on them. Locals pack in for food…

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    Latino Power

    Despite this graffiti-covered disco space undergoing an unfortunate name change (from the far-superior Boogaloop), its mantra perseveres: a shelter for…

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    Quiebra Canto

    Name-dropped first – for years now – by salsa-seekers across town, the Canto is a double-level disco a short walk from La Candelaria. Wednesday is big…

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    Cinema Paraíso

    Small cinema complex located in the quaint neighborhood of Usaquén that shows independent and foreign-language art films.

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    A very handily located four-screen cinema near Parque 93 focusing on avant-garde, arts-driven domestic and foreign films.

  • Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango

    This huge La Candelaria library hosts a selection of instrumental and vocal concerts each month; Wednesday events are more expensive (from COP$20,000)…

  • Teatro la Candelaria

    One of the edgiest theaters in the city center, presenting a mix of political shows (often left-leaning, sometimes covering women's-rights issues) that…

  • Fundación Gilberto Alzate Avendaño

    This cultural institute in La Candelaria hosts many events (including dance and theater, and also some concerts). In 2008 a Goya painting was stolen…

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    Media Torta

    Live kid-oriented concerts are staged for free at noon on Sundays at a band stage above La Candelaria. Take the steps up from the end of Calle 18.