Nestled at 2600 meters, Bogota is a city of 8 million people. It is the capital of Colombia and lies right in the center of the country. It is melting pot of country’s various cultures and colors. Bogota is an amzing city with a moderate climate. Declared World Book Capital by UNESCO, this beautiful South American city is a modern city with attractions like plazas, streets and modern facilities. It has one of the most effective and modern mass transit system which stands as a model for the region. Bogota has a 300 kilometers long bicycle network, which is the world’s largest. There are more than 60 museums and art galleries which make Bogota a center of art and history in the country. It is also the venue of a famous rock festival and a theater festival. The city has more than 50 shopping malls, laden with haute couture of Colombian fashion designers. The city is also known for its culinary experience. There are six dining areas with top class restaurants, serving cuisine from world over. Tourists can stay in over 300 hotels of international and national chains. Bogota is a success story and was declared as one of the 31 destinations to visit in 2010 by the prestigious New York Times.
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