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Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica

Calle 11 No. 4-41, Bogota, Colombia
(571)3431316 – (571)3431111
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Traveler Description:          You don't have to be a fan of Botero's amazing sculpture or paintings to love the work here. Surrounded by other small museums, the... more »
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

This is an excellent free museum. I stop by every time I am I'm Bogota. Not only do I enjoy the classic Botero's, but there are always other rotating exhibits. The museum grounds are lovely and staff extremely friendly.

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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Lots of Botero paintings on two floors. You will find some more Artists (e.g Picasso). Love his paintings! Its worth an 1-hour visit if you are aroung in Candelaria

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Bogota, Colombia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Great museum. One of the best art museum of Latin America. The museum includes the donation of the private art collection of our colombian painter Fernando Botero, and many pieces of art from his work. The art collection of "Banco de la República" (Central Bank), has great contemporary art, (Caballero), and the impresive "custodias" from colonial art. the famous custodia... More

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Split, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Have seen more Botero paintings in different museums...but this one is the most personal. Apparently the paintings choosed by Botero personaly.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

Excellent museum very good pieces of art at this place and beautiful colonial house. It could be bigger with all the art they have

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Great master pieces, picasso, miro, botero and many more. we really suggest to go there. peace and quiet perfect to scape

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

the selection of botero is great and in any case fun to look at. surprisingly (we did not know in advance) they also have a great selection of additional art, including picasso, dali, miro. all in all, really stop by for a visit. probably the best museum in town!

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Was great to finally visit this great Museu. The house is gorgeous and there are so many paintings and sculptures to see. Not only Botero's... you can find other artists' works here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Very good guided visit. Free entrance! Awesome for a rainy day. The location is also great, couple restaurants and some churches around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

the whole museum, including temporary exhibition are excellent. the botero collection, with pieces by artists such as picasso and fernand léger is very well presented

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