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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 175 things to do 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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Moscow, Russia
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Its a very different museum mostly because of unique vision of the painter/owner. His pictures are so different from what you usually see in museums! Really cool and worth getting acquainted with!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

This was a great find, and going in thinking we were only going to see Botero's work we were pleasantly surprised to see many other famous pieces as well by other artists. Well laid out and free!

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Huntington Beach, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

We were blown away by the representation of other favorite artists (Renoir, Degas, Picasso, Pissarro, etc.). The meseum is well laid out, free to access and has beautiful works of art. This is a real gem and represents a clear support for the arts and for public access by Colombia.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

If you like Botero, this a place is a must. We loved all the pieces shown, the paintings,mother sculptures, the buildings...all of it!

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Asheville
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25 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Go to this museum whatever you do in Bogota. It is free and the grounds and art are wonderful. Even if you never heard of Francisco Botero you will recognize his work. There is also some other famous painters works on display.

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Seattle
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

We visited Museo Botero as part of our Bogota city tour by The Colombian Way. What a gem of a museum! Our guide gave us the disclaimer that the museum isn't very big, but I actually thought it was an impressive collection of contemporary art--obviously the emphasis is on Botero, but there are also works by Picasso, Dali, Matisse, Leger... More 

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Getxo
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

I love Botero, so was nice to see old paintings. Also there are paintings from other authors, not many and not the best, but you can find Picasso, Braque, etc.

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New Delhi, India
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Iconic Fernando Botero paintings, sketches and sculptures in this quaint museum.... but works from perhaps 40 other masters (Picasso, Lam, Tamayo, as well as non-Hispanic painters). Not large but wonderful! Go on Sunday for free admission, an added bonus.

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Nice place to visit if you have an hour. Interesting neighborhood. Includes some well known works and also some artwork of others.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Some European masters in the collection as well. The museum is free, which is always great for the budget. The interior courtyard is quite lovely.

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