As the main economic and political epicenter of Columbia, Bogota is also home to a rich array of cultural and historical attractions, along with shopping, dining and entertainment venues to satisfy every tourist's interest. Choose the Wyndham Bogota hotel near Calle 26 public transit station and the El Dorado Airport for easy access to all this exciting city has to offer.
Arts & Cultural
The Christopher Columbus Theatre
Christopher Columbus is Columbia's National Theatre. Built in the Neoclassical style in 1885, it has been renovated throughout the 20th Century and then again in 2010. It offers performances of opera and orchestra, as well as young and eclectic musical artists.
Columbian National Museum
Located just 6 km from the Wyndham Bogota hotel, the National Museum of Colombia - along with the Botero Museum, the Gold Museum and the National Library - is a hub for Columbian art, history and culture. You'll need more than just a day to experience these grand galleries.
Jose Celestino Mutis Botanical Garden
The largest botanical garden in Bogota, this recreation and research center is located just 3 km from the Wyndham Bogota hotel. It features 19.5 acres of urban sanctuary, complete with exotic flowers and artificial waterfall, attracting 600 or more visitors daily.
Points of Interest
Located in the heart of the Bogota historical district, this plaza surrounds a statue of Latin American liberator Simon Bolivar and includes the Palace of Justice, the National Capital, the Primary Cathedral of Bogota, the Vase House museum, and the Mayor School of San Bartolome. Regularly decorated for holidays, the square is an ideal starting point for historic sightseeing in Bogota.
Dedicated to the promotion of astronomy and the dissemination of scientific information, this planetarium welcomes all ages to dome projection and exhibits, six days per week.
With the distinction of being Bogota, Columbia's only waterpark, Cici is a great place to experience family fun. Featuring eight super slides, a children's pool with attractions, a wave pool with beach area, and a Jacuzzi, this action-packed swim place makes for a full day of activity near the hotel.
If you have never been to Bogota, you deserve to see it all, correct? At this central viewpoint just 4 km from the hotel, you literally can see it all…in one view. Atop Bogota's tallest skyscraper (50 stories) is an observation deck open on weekends and holidays. From this height, Columbia's largest city looks quite tiny.
Gran Estacion Mall
Including cinemas, restaurants and top quality international brands, this shopping center is popular with local residents and tourists alike. Located just 1 km from the Wyndham Bogota hotel, this mall provides close and ample diversions for a casual afternoon.
Sports and Entertainment
Nemesio Camacho Stadium (El Campin)
With a vast capacity of more than 36,000 spectators, this is the main stadium of Bogota - just over 2 km from the Wyndham Bogota hotel. Football (American soccer) teams Independiente Santa Fe and Millonarios play from this 1938 venue, as well as concerts and other cultural events welcoming both citizens of Bogota and tourists alike.
Simon Bolivar Park
Named for Latin American liberator Simon Bolivar, this municipal greenspace features a lake for paddle boats and a concert venue for 140,000 people. Walkable from the Wyndham Bogota hotel, this park is part of a string of urban greenspaces including Park SportsRecreation El Salitre, the Children's Museum, Sport's Palace and Park of the Lake.
What's Nearby - Local Companies
- Baker Hughes Incorporated
- Baxter International Inc.
- Becton, Dickinson and Company
- Cisco Systems, Inc.
- Deutsche Bank
- Embassy of the United States
- General Mills, Inc.
- JPMorgan Chase & Co.
- Merck Worldwide
- Motorola Mobility
- The World Bank