In the House of the Marquis of San Jorge Archaeological Museum, which is housed in a late-seventeenth-century building, travelers can see a collection of pre-Columbian ceramics from cultures including the Muisca, the Chimila, the Calima, and the Guane. The museum explains how these pre-Hispanic inhabitants made musical instruments and performed their funeral rites.
NEARBY ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES
In Bogotá travelers have access to a range of entertainment that includes around 50 museums, plus fine dining, lively nightlife, and nearby nature reserves.
- A “museum” of curiosities
- Educating Bogotá since 1604
- A legacy of architect Rogelio Salmona
- A performing arts hub
- The city’s founding mythology
- A popular writer’s hangout
- The history of a country
- City Heritage
- The glory days of Colombia’s stars
- A celebration of diversity