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Top Choice Museum in Bogotá

Museo del Oro

Bogotá's most famous museum and one of the most fascinating in all of South America, the Gold Museum contains more than 55,000 pieces of gold and other materials from all the major pre-Hispanic cultures in Colombia.…
Top Choice Archaeological Site in San Agustín

Parque Arqueológico

The 78-hectare archaeological park is 2.5km west of the town of San Agustín. There are about 130 statues in the park in total, either found in situ or collected from other areas, including some of the best examples …
Top Choice Colombian in Bogotá

Andrés Carne de Res

This legendary steakhouse blows everyone away – even repeat visitors – for its all-out-fun atmosphere. The 75-page menu of classics like arepas and ceviches, and pages of succulent steaks (some portioned to serve as…
Top Choice Viewpoint in Guatapé

Piedra del Peñol

Also known as El Peñon de Guatapé, thanks to the fierce rivalry between the towns it straddles, this 200m-high granite monolith rises from near the edge of the Embalse Guatapé. A brick staircase of 659 steps rises u…
Top Choice Waterfall in Mocoa

Fin del Mundo

Fin del Mundo (The End of the World) is a towering waterfall that plunges off a large rock ledge down into the Río Mocoa valley below. A path leads to the ledge at the top from where you can view the town in the dis…
Top Choice Museum in Around Villa de Leyva

Centro de Investigaciones Paleontológicas

Just across the main road from the famed El Fósil site, this sleek new facility combines an open-window research facility with a collection of impressive fossils, including an amazing full-body plesiosaurus (a Juras…
Top Choice Mexican in Medellín

Casa Clandestino Comedor

If one place symbolizes Medellín's transformation from provincial capital to culinary hot spot it's this hip bar-restaurant in Poblado that would not be out of place in London or Brooklyn. Inside the action centers …
Top Choice American in San Gil

Gringo Mike's

What isn't good? In a moody, candlelit courtyard, you'll find this US-UK operation thrilling homesick travelers with a surplus of American-portioned gourmet burgers, bacon-heavy sandwiches, breakfast burritos and Fr…
Top Choice International in Medellín

Carmen

Run by an American-Colombian couple, both of whom are Cordon Bleu chefs, Carmen prepares sophisticated international cuisine with a heavy Californian influence. The restaurant itself is made up of distinct dining zo…
Top Choice Colombian in Filandia

Helena Adentro

Run by a talented young local chef and his Kiwi partner, this hip restaurant serves up some of the best food in the Zona Cafetera, with innovative takes on traditional Colombian cuisine made with fresh ingredients f…