Bogota is the country’s capital, located at an elevation of about 2,650 m. / 8,660 ft. on a mountain rimmed plateau high in the Cordillera Oriental of the Andes Mountains. The city of Bogotá has a great variety of tourist places, with a combination of colonial buildings and skyscrapers.
Some points of interest in the city include: La Candelaria zone, with several museums, cultural scenery and art exhibitions. La Plaza de Bolívar, surrounded by government buildings representing several styles and eras. Among the numerous churches are those of Santa Clara, San Francisco, San Ignacio, the Cathedral situated in La Plaza de Bolívar, La Tercera San Diego and the sanctuary of Monserrate. The list of museums can be headed with the famous Gold Museum which is a testimony to native Indian culture.