1. Take way too many selfies with the colorful houses of La Candelaria.

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2. Blend in with the crowds and enjoy fantastic music shows at Parque Metropolitano Simón Bolivar.

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3. Join bogotanos’ love for beer and for their small local brewery called “Bogota Beer Company”… and then follow them to the dance floor at Zona T.

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4. Find out why bogotanos are crazy about going to the Sanctuary of Monserrate…

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5. Fall in love with a musician, a street performer or a graffiti artist at Chorro de Quevedo.

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6. Walk around the old city center and try to learn who this guy Bolivar was (the one the square is named after). You know, just cause he seems to be a big deal in Latin American history…

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7. Practice your Spanish asking for a “ñapa” (that little extra for free) at Plaza de Paloquemao‘s Market.

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8. At the Biblioteca Publica Virgilio Barco, borrow a sunset, walk a book, taste the building created by the most important Colombian architect of all times (Rogelio Salmona) and watch a perfect cup of coffee.

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9. Discover exquisite Neo-Gothic buildings are not only a European “thing”.

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10. If the Gold Museum is too mainstream for you, give the National Museum of Colombia a chance. The former prison now filled with colonial art constitutes a unique experience in Bogotá… only matched by the modern local cuisine served in its restaurant.

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11. With or without a sweet tooth, it would be a crime to leave Bogota without trying some typical treats. Go for buñuelos, pan de bono, pan de yuca or almohabana first!

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12. Go mural hunting! The city is an open air gallery.

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13. Drop your prejudice for turisty activities and jump on a Sunday ride (the food is worth it).

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14. Bike the city! Just like 40 per cent of locals do, make the most out the Ciclovía -Bogota’s famous bike trail-.

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15. Wrap up your trip watching a sunset from Torre Colpatria, the only observation deck in Bogota at the moment.

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