Plaza Bolívar, Bogotá

The Bolívar Square is the main square of the capital . The square, previously called Plaza Mayor until 1821 and Plaza de la Constitución, is located in the heart of the historical area of the city and hosts a statue of Simón Bolívar, sculpted in 1846 by the Italian Pietro Tenerani, which was the first public monument in the city.

Notable Places in the Area

The Cathedral Metropolitan Basilica of Bogotá & Primate of Colombia, officially the Cathedral… is situated 110 metres east of Plaza Bolívar, Bogotá. Photo: Leandro Neumann Ciuffo, CC BY 2.0.

is situated 110 metres east of Plaza Bolívar, Bogotá. Photo: Baiji, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The , also known as the "Teatro Colón", is located in , and it is the nation's National Theatre. is situated 240 metres southeast of Plaza Bolívar, Bogotá. Photo: Trent Chandra, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The is a currency museum based in the city of . is situated 310 metres southeast of Plaza Bolívar, Bogotá. Photo: Pedro Felipe, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is the historic center of , and the city's principal destination for tourists. Photo: pat ossa, CC BY 2.0.

is a neighbourhood of , .

is the 14th locality of , capital of . Photo: Pedro Felipe, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Plaza Bolívar, Bogotá

4.5981° or 4° 35' 53.2" north
-74.076° or 74° 4' 33.8" west
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2,613 metres (8,573 feet)
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way 558388362
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