Bogotá: a cosmopolitan, agile, and versatile city with a great capacity to host any national or international congress.

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Congresses and Conventions in Bogotá

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Congresses and Conventions in Bogotá

Congresses and Conventions in Bogotá

The old capital of the Vice-Royalty of Nueva Granada preserves its narrow streets, large colonial and republican houses, temples, museums, and theaters in the historic and institutional center of La Candelaria district and its surroundings.

Several of the old buildings have been adapted to become hotels, restaurants, bars and cafes, allowing visitors to be exposed to history in a bohemian and cultural environment.

The city has over forty museums, several of which are known internationally. The Gold Museum is one of them, with the world’s largest metalwork collection of 36,000 pre-Columbian pieces. The Museo Nacional houses works or art from various periods.

The Colombian capital, with close to eight million inhabitants, is a modern, cosmopolitan city that has become one of the main industrial, trade and business hubs on the continent.

Cultural activities extend to theater halls. The Ibero-American Theater Festival, one of the largest in the world, takes place in Bogotá every other year. The city also offers music festivals, opera, zarzuela, and bullfighting seasons.

During the last decade, Bogotá has undergone a notable social and urban transformation. At present, the city has one of the better-designed infrastructures on the continent, with numerous parks, public spaces, an important library network, and an efficient mass transportation system by the name of Transmilenio.

Concerning spaces for events, Bogotá has several large convention centers, an important fairground, and a variety of meeting rooms. The hotel offer is wide and renders splendid services.

Shopping centers offer high-quality products at good prices. Nightlife is lively and varied, with bars and discos to suit all tastes. In addition, Bogotá prides itself on offering one of the best cuisines in Latin America.

The surrounding areas offer visits to flower exporting plantations, sacred lakes, and charming villages like Zipaquirá, with its famous Salt Cathedral, carved in an old salt mine. It is also possible to visit over thirty golf courses, all blessed by ideal weather practically 365 days a year.

Additional information on destination Bogotá:

Buró de convenciones y visitantes de Bogotá www.bogotacvb.com y el Instituto Distrital de Turismo www.bogotaturismo.gov.co.

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