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Old December 10th, 2009, 01:13 AM   #1
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BOGOTÁ, The Capital Of Colombia. ¡Get Seduced!

In this thread I'll show you pics of Bogotá, which is the capital of Colombia and our main city. I hope you do Get Seduced by it and enjoy yourselves by looking at the pictures



Here's some interesting data of the city:

Location: Southamerica - Colombia - Cundinamarca
Metro Population: 8.361.000 inh. (2008)
Average Temperature: 14ºC - 52ºF (All year long; Colombia has no seasons)
Elevation: 2640m - 8,661 ft
Foundation: August 6, 1538 AD
HDI: 0.904 (20011)

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Old December 10th, 2009, 01:14 AM   #2
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From flikr and SCC Colombia. Thanks to those who took the pics.

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USAQUÉN: emerging financial district.







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MONSERRATE HILL: It rises to 3,152 metres (10,341 ft) above the sea level. In the top of it there is a church, a restaurant and an observation deck.



Night panorama, taken from the top


LA CANDELARIA: historic neighborhood in downtown Bogotá. The architecture of the old houses, churches and buildings has mainly Spanish Colonial and Baroque styles.

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ZONA ROSA:cool zone full of nice stores, restaurants, malls, pubs and discos; probably the best night life in the city.












CENTRO INTERNACIONAL: Downtown Bogotá.









The skyline, far away. Pretty old pic, but it's still kind of nice.


Transmilenio


Plaza de Bolivar/ Bolivar Square. This is the main sqare in the city and it has very important buildings such as the Palace of Justice, the Supreme Court, the Colombian Congress, the National Capitol, Liévano building (the seat for Bogota's Mayor), the Primate Cathedral and Casa de Nariño (Presidential Palace).



Alcaldía de Bogotá/Bogotá Town Hall (Palacio de Lievano/Lievano Palace)


Capitolio Nacional/National Capitol


Casa de Nariño/Presidential Palace



Parque Simón Bolivar/Simon Bolivar Park. The largest metropolitan park in Colombia, with over 600 acres.





Jardín Botánico/Botanical Garden. 19,5 acres





Parque de la Independencia/Independence Park





TEUSAQUILLO/CHAPINERO: Extended Downtown. British/german looking districts .Historically upper-class districts but nowadays middle class ones.

































NORTHERN BOGOTÁ: the nortern side of the city is where most of the welthiest neighborhoods are located.





















WESTERN BOGOTÁ






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Old December 10th, 2009, 01:37 AM   #3
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It's really amazing. Bogotá is a cosmopolitan city has everything. Excellent thread alejoaoa
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Old December 10th, 2009, 01:48 AM   #4
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Wooooww!! Alejo! Great pics!!! I've seen a lot of it, but these are the best!

(you shouldn't make the thread so heavy)

Hablaria mas en ingles, pero me cuesta horrores! Little Britain!
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Old December 10th, 2009, 02:01 AM   #5
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Fantastic, almost world class!
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Old December 10th, 2009, 02:24 AM   #6
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Alejo Bellisima la citta! thank you so much. I hope help you
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Bogota defines urbanity in Latin America.

Great cultural spaces.
Amazing night life.
The best Coffee in the world.
Peaceful and attractive places in every part of the city.

... and the best, the astounding people of Colombia.


Bogota is such an Amazing City and urban Poetry.

Great thread Alejo, Thank you very much for this voyage.


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Old December 10th, 2009, 02:41 AM   #8
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Preciosa Bogota, sintiendome orgulloso de mi madre tierra.

I certenly get seduced ......awsome city.....

Thanks Alejo for this Thread...
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Old December 10th, 2009, 03:06 AM   #9
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wowow...bogota has gone too far.
nice modern skyscrapers and well preserved colonial buildings.
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Old December 10th, 2009, 03:19 AM   #10
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This is a magnificent city.
I love the variety of its architecture.
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Old December 10th, 2009, 03:48 AM   #11
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agree the variety of architecture found in bogota is just simple amaizing.. and sooo big.
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Old December 10th, 2009, 05:19 AM   #12
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Bogota is so beautiful¡¡ thanks, alejo¡¡.. I am waiting for new pics about salitre and northern bogota¡¡¡
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Alejo look this one building in Teusaquillo



Similar to this Building in Usaquen.

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Old December 10th, 2009, 05:28 AM   #15
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OMG!!!
Alejo Congratulations first of all!!
I charm the introduction to the thread, very clean and sober, I like to see more information about the city and to become it more thematic, anything you need let me know. Many thanks again, your input very much and I love that you're not a cachaco!
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Old December 10th, 2009, 06:12 PM   #16
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Great, very nice photos of Bogota and into this thread guys
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Amazing thread alejoaoa!!! all are lovely pics
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Old December 11th, 2009, 02:02 AM   #18
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i love bogota, is incredible the ones that does not know bogota got visit it, cause is awesome.
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Old December 12th, 2009, 01:58 AM   #19
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Well done, alejoaoa! You've done a fantastic job with this new thread! Love all the photos of course. How could anybody not be seduced by the beauty of Bogota/Colombia!?

The thread title is wonderful, of course.

Keep it going!
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excelent thread, the most that i like about "tabogo" it's the variety of architecture, due to the diversity cultural people that came from different parts of the world after the second w.w! ( it's a hint).
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