Bolívar Square

Located in La Candelaria neighborhood, this plaza is a major tourist attraction of the city.

Visitors sprawled across Bolívar Square in Bogotá

The heart of Bogotá, major events take place here from bullfights to political rallies. It's also the area where the city was founded on August 6, 1538. Around the plaza are several institutions: El Congresso de la Republica, El Palacio de Justicia, El Catedral Primal, and El Alcadia. Plus, don't miss a look at the statue of the square's namesake, Simón Bolívar, created in 1846 by the Italian sculptor Pietro Tenerani.

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Cra. 7 #11-10 Bogota Colombia

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