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La Candelaria

Carrera 8 No. 11-39 | Oficina: 716 La Candelaria, Plaza de Bolivar, Bogota 111711, Colombia
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Carrera 8 No. 11-39 | Oficina: 716 La Candelaria, Plaza de Bolivar, Bogota 111711, Colombia
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Reviewed yesterday

We started our exploration of Bogota here. It's a great neighborhood to take a walk and experience local culture and food. The kids enjoyed feeding the pigeons and eating ice cream. The Botero Museum is in walking distance from here.

Thank 40familyof4
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice area for a walk through historic buildings. Downside is the large amount of transient homeless leading to questionable safety. Very good nightlife with lots of pubs, theme restaurants. Not easy to find parking, must take cab or uber.

Thank 36cero
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the old area of Bogota, where you will find most museums and antique and historical buildings. It is very nice to walk and it offers a beautiful historical perspective of the city. Wonderful to discover and also full of students. Nightlife is poor...More

Thank Francois_QC_Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

La Candelaria is a huge contrast with the rest of the city. Known as the "primer barrio" by locals, it is composed of houses that date to bogota's time as a colony. It is perfectly safe during the day, but really sketchy at night. Just...More

Thank Swright_7373
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is full of places to eat and drink plus lots to see, and this is where the Beyond Colombia 'free' tour takes place. Well worth a visit and nicer than the main part of the city in my opinion.

Thank AvVida C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really recommend going. A street with vendors, shops and restaurants. Hotels and where you can walk and enjoy.

Thank Margie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The modern, upscale neighborhoods of Northern Bogota and the older, historic neighborhoods of Southern Bogota feel like two completely different worlds. I stayed in La Candelaria while I was in town, and I thoroughly enjoyed it. It felt authentic, there was so much character and...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in candelaria for two days. Lots to see walking around at day but some questionable characters at night

Thank Sher_TT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently had the pleasure to explore La Candelaria and all it's interesting sights. Very hip, cool, funky neighborhood, particularly the Called del Embudo. A must do if in Bogota to get a different perspective on this cray city!

Thank GGMiami
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hi Last week , I walked in the site to see old architecture ,churches, and traditional home of Bogota old city. The place is perfect to enjoy the night life. Many main attractions are at walking distance, hence walking tour is highly recommended, Worth to...More

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bobbie e
Is the Cite Hotel located in the area?
11 February 2016|
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Response from joesindorf | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure of your desired "adventure level"... I've stayed in both Chapinero (where The Cité Hotel is located) and in Candelaria. Here's the thing... during the day, Candelaria is wonderful. The old buildings, the shops... More
Juan David C
Hola. Es seguro caminar por toda la zona de día?
11 April 2017|
Response from edil17 | Property representative |
SI por supuesto ! si requiere acompañamiento envié mail a lacandelaria info
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Buen dia,estare 5 hs de escala en el aeropuerto el dorado,con lo cual con desembarque y embarque ,me quedarian 3 hs libres .Me alcanzaria el tiempo como para contratar un taxi que me lleve a conocer La Candelaria,??
25 March 2017|
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Response from Juan D | Reviewed this property |
Objetivamente no es caro.Pero por ser turista y tener dinero te tratarán de sacar plata. Consigue un carro que sea conocido.Identifica el punto de atención turística de la Policía Nacional y pídeles un carro conocido. No es... More
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