Most of the colonial-era buildings are now officially protected as "Items of historical and cultural interest".
La Candelaria concentrates most of Bogotá´s cultural attractions - museums, universities, and churches. It is also the seat of national and city government.
The list of places you ought to see in the places to visit in La Candelaria is endless; but here are a few that you really must not miss.
- Gold Museum
- Botero Museum
- Plaza de Bolivar
- Monserrate (at the top of the cablecar)