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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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What a wonderful adventure to be in the heart of Bogota and to share in their national artist museum. I have to admit it took me a while to really appreciated these bloated... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

What a wonderful adventure to be in the heart of Bogota and to share in their national artist museum. I have to admit it took me a while to really appreciated these bloated paintings but after you let go of your natural inclinations to art you can really see something new and wonderful (besides you always have Salvador Dali, Joan... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Im not generally a "museum" person, but this museum can't help but make you smile. Learn a bit about Botero before you go so you know what to look for in his paintings.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I am not an art fan but this gallery gives an interesting view of people as seen by this artist and you can wander round and be amused at his vision of people. It is free and there are some other artists represented. It is worth a visit and is not boring if not into art.

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Timisoara, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Even if one is not so much in Botero's art, this museum is worth visiting as there are some valuable exhibits as well (Picasso, Dali, Miro etc). The building is also very nice - not the typical museum 'style'. And yes, it's free :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

It's free, the space is really nice and lots of really cool art. Really got to know more about Botero and loved his work.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Guys, if you're in Bogota and you've got some time on your hands during the weekend, go to this museum, it's very nice.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Great!!! Very nice house transformed into a museum. Lots of pieces of art, not only Botero's but there are other artists too. Very well kept and very well organized. Be careful, you have to keep away 1 metre from the walls. There is an alarm if you get too close...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

I am a huge fan of Botero, and this is the mecca ! What a great museum, and Botero's own personal collection included so many artists that I love, like Giacometti, Picasso, Balthus...

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Wonderful museum even if you are not a big fan of Botero. Mix of his art and his private collection of other artists divides the museum in two; one side for each. We were heading to an event after the museum and only had about 90 minutes; that was enough. The museum truly is the right size to appreciate Botero's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The museum itself is beautiful, located right in the Centro Historico. There's a good variety of Botero paintings/sculptures. If you're not familiar with Botero, he is a fantastic artist and very highly regarded in Colombia [you'll see replicas of his work everywhere, in most any city you visit]. I loved the Botero works, and some of the other artwork contained... More 

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