Location

Our residences are located at La Candelaria  historical and cultural center of Bogotá, and it’s main pride and tourist attraction. This neighborhood characterizes for its colonial and republican architecture houses, many of which have been declared sites of cultural and historical interest. It has a significant population of artists, teachers and students since it counts with several universities, investigation centers, theaters, libraries, cultural centers, and a wide offer of restaurants and recreational places.

Bogotá was founded here on the 6th of August 1583, the Independence of Colombia was declared here on the 20th of July 1810 and the Bogotazo was suffered here on the 9th of April 1948. Each house, Street and corner of La Candelaria saves a story of the city, of the Bogotano and of Colombia.

La Candelaria is in the center Eastern part of the city, on the skirts of Monserrate and Guadalupe. It’s a very centric neighborhood, to which you can access from Carrera 7ma, Carrera 10ma, Avenida Circunvalar, Calle 26, Calle 19, Calle 6 or through the Avenida Presidencial o Calle 7, be it by car, bike, Transmilenio or on foot.

Main Attractions

  • Plaza de Bolívar
  • Cerro de Monserrate
  • Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango
  • Chorro de Quevedo
  • Palacio de Nariño
  • Iglesia Nuestra Señora de La Candelaria
  • Centro Cultural Gabriel García Márquez
  • Capitolio Nacional
  • Avenida Jiménez
  • Carrera Séptima

Bars and Restaurants

  • Candelario Bar
  • Sant Just
  • La Puerta Falsa
  • Capital Cocina y Café
  • Prudencia
  • Crepes & Waffles
  • La Puerta de La Catedral
  • Casa Vieja Restaurante
  • Pita Wok
  • La Totuma Corrida
  • Madre

Museums

  • Museo Botero
  • Museo de Arte del Banco de la República
  • Museo Colonial
  • Museo del Florero
  • Museo Casa de la Moneda
  • Museo Quinta de Bolívar
  • Museo Militar
  • Museo Casa de Poesía Silva
  • Museo Santa Clara
  • DIBS by Culture Shock Colombia

Theaters

  • Teatro La Candelaria
  • Teatro Libre de Bogotá
  • Teatro Colón de Bogotá

Universities

  • Universidad de los Andes
  • Universidad Externado de Colombia
  • Universidad Rosario de Colombia
  • Universidad de la Salle
  • Corporación Unificada Nacional de Educación Superior CUN
  • Universidad Libre Centro
  • Universidad Autónoma de Colombia
  • Politécnico Gran Colombiano
  • Universidad La Gran Colombia
  • Universidad Antonio Nariño
  • Universidad de América