Bogotá is the beating heart of Colombia – a feast for the senses and a must-visit Latin American city with centuries of stories to tell. Stretching across the fertile Andes mountains, all the way to sprawling savanna, Bogotá is bursting with world-renowned attractions and plenty to see and do. But step off the tourist trail leading through the Spanish-influenced city center, and you’ll find Bogotá has many more barrios (neighborhoods) worth exploring.
The most memorable things to see and do in the city are the hidden gems in Bogotá – the spots only locals know about that make them love their hometown even more. Travel restrictions around the world are still ever-changing, so it’s a good idea to keep an eye on the Colombia travel advisory for updated information while planning your trip. Also, don’t forget to do a quick Google of each attraction before visiting.
All set to explore? When you find yourself in Bogotá, don’t miss out on must-sees, but be sure to squeeze in a few of these 10 secret gems and lesser-known landmarks off the beaten track.