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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 104 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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Ardsley, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

A fantastic museum which is free to all. Botero's paintings are quite unusual. But his collection of famous paintings..Picasso, Renoir to name a few blew me away. Do not miss this when in Bogota. A real gem!

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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Botero fans rejoice! a complete collection of his art, include paintings, sculptures, drawings as well as other artist's work...( if you are in a hurry, as i was, you can totally skip)... the museum shop has lovely things but quite expensive...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

It's free. Botero is a really awesome artist, and this museum is free. Architecturally the building is very Spanish, clean, and has works from some other artists as well. Great Botero collection, very glad that I went - you could spend any amount of time there that you'd like, really.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

This place is a hidden gem, it not only have art from this Colombian artist but also very well known international artists. It is next to the mint museum and inside there is a must see, some of the most valuable custodians I've ever seen.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful museum. The building is very nice. The collection of Botero art is extensive. For those who are unfamiliar with Botero, he does art both painting & sculpture of people who are chubby. The sculptures & art in this museum is fantastic. There are works by other artists including Dali, Picasso, Dega, & many others. This so far... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

The museum visit is free and it is a must to see. It is a wonderful oasis in the midst of the Candelaria district and absolutely enjoyable. The selection of Botero pieces is amazing and to see them in this museum is a special treat. There are a lot more pieces by renowned artists like a Calder sculpture and paintings... More 

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Quincy, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Lots of Botero artwork as well as other section with international works. This is a free museum and very nice. There are 2 other museums in buildings next to this art museum. Very worthwhile seeing, one of the top things to see in Bogota

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

It was free. Different to start with, but then you realise that he could only paint one face and that was his own.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is the only gallery I have visited where you are welcomed in every room. The quality and scope of the collection is remarkable.Staying in Candela ria meant we could simply visit and then return to take photos.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This free museum was one of the highlights of our trip to Bogota . Botero is a great artist and his work Is very accessible and interesting.

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