Bogotá - Beautiful City 2600 Meters Closer to the Stars

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Bogotá - Beautiful City 2600 Meters Closer to the Stars

 

Bogotá

 

Bogotá is the capital of Colombia. It’s located at an elevation of about 2,650 meters (8,660 feet) on a mountain-rimmed plateau high in the Cordillera Oriental of the Andes Mountains near the equator. Its strategic location gives it spring-like weather, healthy vegetation and gorgeous flowers during the whole year.

 

Bogotá is sometimes called the “Athens of South America.” It is a picturesque city known for its colonial architecture, collection of pre-Colombian gold art, splendid colonial churches and magnificent museums.

 

• Bogotá has the highest quality water in Latin America.

Bogotá from Cerro de Monserrate

• The Gold Museum has the biggest gold handicraft collection in the world.

• Bogotá has one of the most extensive bike paths network of any city in the world, with a total of 300 kilometers.

• The city has been named 2007 Book Capital of the World.

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Bogotá es la capital de la República de Colombia. Esta situada en la cordillera Oriental de Los Andes a 2.650 metros de altura sobre el nivel del mar. Por su estratégica localización, goza de un clima primaveral, de vegetación exuberante y bellísimas flores durante todo el año.

 

Bogotá ha sido llamada desde hace muchísimo tiempo “La Atenas Suramericana.” Esta pintoresca ciudad, conocida por su arquitectura colonial, su colección de arte precolombino hecho en oro, sus espléndidas iglesias coloniales y sus magníficos museos.

 

• Bogotá tiene el agua de calidad más alta en América Latina.

• El Museo de Oro tiene la colección de artesanía de oro más grande en el mundo.

• Bogotá tiene una de las redes de caminos de bicicletas más extensa del mundo, con un total de 300 kilómetros.

• La ciudad ha sido llamada la Capital del Mundo del Libro en 2007.

arieta says:
And besides, around the city there are some towns and natural parks to visit. Definitivamente un muy buen sitio para visitar, conocer, and melting in it...
Posted on: Nov 04, 2010
williamsworld says:
Great, or Bueno
Posted on: Mar 24, 2010
dodge says:
What an excellent bilingual blog you have :D
Posted on: Dec 16, 2007
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La Candelaria, old historical city
La Candelaria, old historical city
Bogotá from Cerro de Monserrate
Bogotá from Cerro de Monserrate
Botero Museum Donación Botero
Botero Museum "Donación Botero"
Catedral Primada de Colombia tower
Catedral Primada de Colombia tower
Capitolio Nacional, Plaza Bolivar
Capitolio Nacional, Plaza Bolivar
Edificio Lievano (Mayors office)
Edificio Lievano (Mayor's office)
Monserrate Station view of hill
Monserrate Station view of hill
Museo del Oro (Gold Museum)
Museo del Oro (Gold Museum)
Teleférico, 15 min. cable car ride
Teleférico, 15 min. cable car ride
View of Bogotá from teleférico
View of Bogotá from teleférico
Sanctuary of Monserrate (10,000 ft)
Sanctuary of Monserrate (10,000 ft)
Nativity, Sanctuary of Monserrate
Nativity, Sanctuary of Monserrate
Wise man & camel chilling out
Wise man & camel "chilling out"
Church mecca for miracle pilgrims
Church mecca for miracle pilgrims
Señor Caido statue (fallen Christ)
Señor Caido statue (fallen Christ)
Grateful plaques for Gods miracles
Grateful plaques for God's miracles
Mountains & San Isidro restaurant
Mountains & San Isidro restaurant
Statue represents Passion of Christ
Statue represents Passion of Christ
Sculpture, Jesus walk to Calvary
Sculpture, Jesus' walk to Calvary
Church hosts thousands every Sunday
Church hosts thousands every Sunday
Mi amiga Idalys N. Bogota view
Mi amiga Idaly's N. Bogota view
Idalys original, The Coffee Woman
Idaly's original, The Coffee Woman
She painted copy of The Shepherd
She painted copy of "The Shepherd"
I call this one Mooooo!
I call this one "Mooooo!"
Her three-dimensional ceramic work
Her three-dimensional ceramic work
Idaly depicted Mostar, Yugoslavia
Idaly depicted Mostar, Yugoslavia
She copied Boteros Dancing Couple
She copied Botero's Dancing Couple
Idalys dining room through mirror
Idaly's dining room through mirror
Bogota
photo by: caliphil007