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Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica

Address: Calle 11 No. 4-41, Bogota, Colombia
Phone Number: (571)3431316 – (571)3431111
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Ranked #1 of 111 Attractions in Bogota
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Fee: No
Owner description: Great little museum containing works of renowned Colombian painter...
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Great little museum containing works of renowned Colombian painter and sculptor, Fernando Botero.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Botero is perhaps the most important artist in Colombia so this museum is a must! Comical and serious the paintings and statues are sure to be a hit for all ages.

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Liege, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

What a great surprise. A very lovely museum, the building itself in downtown but also the discovery of the work of Botero AND a great surprise by the diversity and rarety of some of the other painters. You can find in this museum, a few very nice Picasso, a Delvaux and a few other masterpieces. I was not expecting this.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This museum was a short walk from my hostel so I visited it on my first day! So many rooms full of Botero's work and definitely my favourite museum in Latin America. Not to mention it's free!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This museum was different and really cool. I had never heard of Botero before coming here and was pleasantly surprised by his humor and take on art. Definitely not another boring art museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

the collection is great, wonderful contemporary works from tapies and such, too much fat botero works, factory made corprate paintings

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This charming museum displays a strong collection of 20th century paintings and of paintings by Botero. The well-maintained museum is organized around a beautiful central courtyard with a lovely garden. The rooms are well proportioned so one never feels overwhelmed. The collection does not constitute a "hit parade" of well known paintings but the European paintings are very representative of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Excellent museum that cannot be seen anywhere else!! Very complete collection of precolumbian gold artifacts. It gives you an idea of what the Conquistadors were after !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Beautiful museum with paintings & sculptures by Botero. The courtyard is also gorgeous. Avoid paying entrance fees by going on a Sunday!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Don't miss this! Allow yourself plenty of time to explore all that this top-rate museum has to offer.

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The Botero museum have the biggest art collection of the most important painter in Colombia. I am a big fan of his style, paintings and sculptures in oversize shapes and forms. A must see in Bogota. Need to be careful in the area surrounding the museum, Parque Nacional is not the safest place to hang out.

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