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Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica

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Address: Calle 11 No. 4-41, Bogota, Colombia
Phone Number: (571)3431316 – (571)3431111
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Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wed - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: Great little museum containing works of renowned Colombian painter and...
Great little museum containing works of renowned Colombian painter and sculptor, Fernando Botero.
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A nicefull setting with also work of the time companies of Botero. He must really like obese women. Besides the art of Botero there is also a coin and money museum attached. For... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

A nicefull setting with also work of the time companies of Botero. He must really like obese women. Besides the art of Botero there is also a coin and money museum attached. For foreigners ask for the headsets in the shop. The guidance is really good.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

This museum contains a combination of Boteros and his collection of the works by other artists. It is housed in an old home with a center courtyard. It was great. Don't miss it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Easy museum to stroll through. No need to stay all day long. But a great activity to spend some time in La Candelaria.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

A nice collection of Botero's work, but also several pieces from his private collection of twentieth century masters (Picasso, Klimt, Freud etc.). Plus the venue itself is really impressive (an old colonial style house built around a central courtyard). Well worth a visit.

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Hertzliya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

The museum has 2 floors of show-rooms, for Botero art pieces - paintings and sculpters. I think you can spend 15-30 minutes there, more than that means that you really a big fan. for me 20 minutes were enough. wasn't very crowded on Sunday, I recommend attaching it to the gold museum (very close).

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

The Botero Museum was well worth a visit. We were pretty unfamiliar with this artist and enjoyed all his depictions of well fed individuals and fruit. The paintings and sculpture make you smile (the Mona Lisa made us laugh out loud) and the courtyard is lovely. A short distance from the other attractions in La Candelaria.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

This muesum made my stay in Bogota. It was free as it was Sunday/Holiday. There was a ton of variety and a nice collection of Botero. It is laid out well and easy to spend a few hours just wandering the museum. I paid for museums in Lima that put this place to shame. Must see for art lovers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

This is the donated private collection of this very famous painter and one has to be impressed by the paintings in the collection

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Botero has a strong artistic vision that carries across mediums. The museum is free and centrally located in the historic district.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This is a free exhibit and very well presented. There are also other artists work being shown on the other side of the museum as well and it being next to the gold and metal museum which is worth a walk through.

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