Dangers & Annoyances

During the day, the city center is alive with street vendors and crowds. After dark and on Sunday it can get dodgy. Avoid the area east of Calle 5 and along the Río Cali at night. Catch a taxi and take extra care with your belongings.

Entry & Exit Formalities

Migración Colombia For visa extensions.


Most of the major banks have offices around Plaza Caycedo in the center and on Av Sexta (Av 6N). Avoid banks in the center once crowds dissipate.

Banco de Bogotá ATM in the north of the city.

Banco de Bogotá ATM in the center.

Banco de Occidente ATM close to San Antonio.

Bancolombia ATM in the north.


4-72 Main post office.

Tourist Information

Secretaría de Cultura y Turísmo Helpful information office.