The South American Athens
Founded on August 6, 1538 by the Spanish conquistador Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada, Bogotá is the political, administrative and economic center of Colombia. It is located 2,600 meters above sea level on an extensive and fertile plateau surrounded by mountains. It has eight million inhabitants.
Traditionally, it has been known as the South American Athens due to its cultural attractions.
Bogota is a cosmopolitan and open city that never sleeps and is always friendly towards its visitors. It has a great variety of tourist attractions including museums, churches, chapels, theaters, concert halls, art galleries, and historical and pilgrimage sites.
It has innumerable excellent international and typical restaurants, discos, bars, cafes and luxurious shopping centers.