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

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

Church
The Cathedral Metropolitan Basilica of Bogotá & Primate of Colombia, officially the Cathedral… is situated 120 metres east of Plaza Bolívar, Bogotá. Photo: Leandro Neumann Ciuffo, CC BY 2.0.

Theatre
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.

Localities in the Area

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

Suburb
is the 14th locality of , capital of . is situated 1¼ km northwest of Plaza Bolívar, Bogotá. Photo: Pedro Felipe, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
is the third locality of , Capital District of . is situated 1½ km northeast of Plaza Bolívar, Bogotá. Photo: Baiji, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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