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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Library
“This library is an architectural gem designed by Salmona plus its surrounded by parks .”
  • 40 locals recommend
Park
“You can enjoy a beer while watching the skaters, take a long walk and generally relax on the grass. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Park
“This a great park to go for a stroll, it runs along two streets and is sorrounded by great cafes, restaurants and bars. highly recommend on a weekend. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Restaurant
$$$
“For locals it may seem a bit expensive given that it is "simple local cuisine" but you'll enjoy well-prepared Colombian food in a nice setting within walking distance.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Planetarium
“Observatorio de las estrellas, hermoso edificio en donde también hay una sala de exposición y diversos espacios culturales. Observatory of the stars, beautiful building where there is also a showroom and various cultural spaces.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
$$$
“Restaurant / Bar owned by Carolos Vives, great Colombian food and drinks with live music every night.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Located north of the historic city center of Bogota, la Macarena is a magical place with some great restaurants.”
  • 53 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
Shopping Centre
“Centro Comercial con almacenes de ropa, restaurantes, casas de cambio y cine (Hollywood y cinearte). Mall with clothing retailers, restaurants, exchange houses and a movie theater (Hollywood & artsy).”
  • 30 locals recommend
Library
“With over 1 million books, the Luis Ángel Arango Library is one of the most important public libraries in Latin America as well as a cultural draw. It includes a concert hall, an events center and art expositions. The library's bookshop is a good source of publications related to Colombia. Entry is free. Mon - Sun 8 am - 8 pm banrepcultural.org”
  • 35 locals recommend
Bar
“Zona T is a very popular pedestrian zone in Bogota with lots of bars. These are some good options: Bogotá Beer Company: It’s Bogota + beer. Nothing could go wrong. Pravda: try the martinis and small plates. The Irish Pub: more beer and cozy indoors. ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
$$$
“Great Thai restaurant. Awesome for sushi and for elaborate dishes. Host highly recommends!”
  • 22 locals recommend
Theatre
“the Teatro Mayor specialized in concerts, shows and theatrical and operatic productions of great importance; the Studio Theater where concerts of chamber music, contemporary dance, more experimental scenic performances, performances and installations can be presented”
  • 30 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“Amazing cinema where you can have cocktails and some days you can also dance”
  • 38 locals recommend
Nature
“This is a great path to take in the early morning. You will go up for a 40 min walk thorugh Bogota's "Cerro" (nice mountain surrounding Bogota) and will get to the top to enjoy one of the finest views of the city...not known by many people...it is a fantastic morning treck”
  • 38 locals recommend
Gay Bar
$$
“Possibly the largest gay nightclub in Latin America, has 13 rooms of live music.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Government and education
“Centro educativo universitario en frente al hospedaje, es una de las instituciones de educación más antiguas y de mayor tradición en Colombia, es también un espacio para la diversidad y la libertad de expresión.”
  • 17 locals recommend