Bogota: A City In Colombia Invites You

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Bogotá: a city full of exciting secrets and interesting attractions. It is located in the Andes Mountain Range in the Altiplano Cundiboyasesnse. It has mountains on the east with three main peaks. It is a city that has a colonial style neighborhood that is called “La Calendaria.”
This neighborhood is located in the center of the city. Bogotá is the capital of Colombia and where everyone acts very similar and has the same customs and culture. Bogotá has the perfect climate because e it is located near the equator and it is located in the perfect altitude: 2,600 meters above sea level. It is also located in the savanna of Bogotá, where the land is fertile and it has a lot of beautiful vegetation around it. There is great food, beautiful women and spectacular sites to go to. It is more of a place to work and live in, although it has beautiful turistic sites.

     One of these sites is “El Cerro de Monserrate.” It is a church located on the peak of a mountain where every person who visits Bogotá goes to. The sights from up there in the peak are beautiful. You can see the whole city that has a population of six million people. You can climb up the mountain by foot, gondola, or cable car. Up there, there are all kinds of things. These include a cafeteria, a mini “San Andresito,” which is a mini market of souvenirs for everyone who goes there and there is even a wall of the dead were people’s plackets are put up when they die. Many people go up there every day; from school field trips to elder people who want to see the whole city for the last time ever before they die.

     Another great turistic site is the “Museo Del Oro.” It is the museum were all the Colombian pre-colombine gold and clay objects of our Indians that were dug up. They have pieces of the Taironas, Muiscas, Quimbayas, Calimas, Tumacos, San Agustin, Tierradentro, and many more Colombian pre-colombine tribes. Near this museum, which is located in the center of the city, there is a cultural plaza were the “Museo Del Banco de La Republica,” “El Museo De Fernando Botero” and “La Casa De La Moneda” are located at. In the “Museo Del Banco del Banco De La Republica” there are most of all artistic expressions like sculptures and paintings. In “El Museo De Fernando Botero,” there isn’t much...

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