Information about Colombia: Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a sovereign state largely situated in the northwest of South America, with territories in Central America. Colombia shares a border to the northwest with Panama, to the east with Venezuela and Brazil and to the south with Ecuador and Peru. It shares its maritime limits with Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Jamaica, Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Bogota is the capital and the largest city with a population of 7,69 million (2018). Read More...

Museums and Heritage

Museo del Oro Zenu– This museum is like a miniature version of Bogotá’s world-class gold museum, Museum del Oro. Though small, it offers a fascinating collection of the gold…

The Casa de Moneda de Colombia is a Colombian currency museum based in the city of Bogotá. It was founded in 1621 as the mint. The current mint is known simply as the Fábrica de Moneda.

Palace of the Inquisition Cartagena Historical Museum – Cultural complex with elegant architecture showcasing historical items & educational exhibits.

The Planetarium of Bogotá is a cultural center and planetarium located in the International Center of Bogota, Colombia, within Independence Park. Its dome has a 23 mts screen cupola.

The Bogotá Museum of Modern Art is a modern art museum located in Bogotá, Colombia. It was designed by architect Rogelio Salmona.

The Quinta de Bolivar is a colonial house in Bogota, Colombia, that served as a residence to Simon Bolivar in the capital after the war of independence. It is now used as a museum dedicated to Bolivar’s life and times.

The National Museum of Colombia is the National Museum of Colombia housing collections on its history, art, culture. Located in Bogotá downtown, is the biggest and oldest museum in Colombia.

La Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino is an hacienda or quinta built in the 17th century, famous for being the death place of Simón Bolívar on December 17, 1830. At that time, the estate produced rum, honey and panela.

The Museum of Antioquia is an art museum in Medellín, Colombia. It houses a large collection of works by Medellín native Fernando Botero and Pedro Nel Gómez. It was the first museum established in Antioquia department and the second in Colombia.

The Botero Museum is located in the capital city of Colombia: Bogotá. The museum houses one of Latin America’s most important international art collections. It sees 500,000 visitors annually, around 1,000 daily, and of those 2,000 students per month.

Museum of Modern Art of Medellín is a museum of modern art in the Colombian city of Medellín. Many artworks by Débora Arango, who was born in Medellín, are part of the museum’s collection. Leiko Ikemura had a show at the Museum in 1999.

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