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Cultural Immersion

Highlites of Bogotá

French bakery. Botero Museum and National Mint Museum visits; Andante Ma Non Troppo (Italian Restaurant). Afternoon: Plaza Bolivar and the Candelaria walking tour. Dinner at Figaro's. After dinner there will be Tango or Salsa lessons

Teatro Colón Theater - ballet or orchestra.




Bogotá - Immersion into Local Culture:

Try to fit in some of these following attractions:


Roccos - the best pizza and spagetti

Serrano - Italian

Sesamo - Vegetarian

Andante ma non Troppo - Fine Italian

Casa Vieja - Traditional Colombian

Figaro's - fine meatsPhoto by Robert Weldon


Botero Museum - See four original Picassos, Dali, Calder, and others one block from the house (

The Original Spanish Mint

The Gold Museum

Museum of Colonial Art

Museum of Traditional Regional Dress

Bogota History Museum

Silva Poetry House

Colombia Theater Workshop

Centro Alcate Avendaño Cultural Center

Botanical Museum (see

other bogotá attractions:

Coffee Shops:



Ministry of Agriculture's Coffee shop

Panaderia Francés

Night Clubs:

Galeria Café y Libro - An art gallery with the best Salsa music

Goce Pagano - Salsa within walking distance of the house

Quebra Canto - Great Salsa and live music

Buenos Aires Cafe - Authentic Argentinian Tango club with great food, intense atmosphere and tango lessons can be arranged!

Club San Angel - this is the lounge that became famous when, after the World Emerald Congress, certain GIA people and conference attendees ended up dancing on top of the tables!


Martinez' old book shop - two blocks from the house - piles of old books in different languages.

Antiques: Several great old antique shops in the Candelaria district

Leather goods and handicrafts are available in many locations.Next Page >>>>