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Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica

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Address: Calle 11 No. 4-41, Bogota 250051, Colombia
Phone Number: (571)3431316 – (571)3431111
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Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Wed - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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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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It's one of the most popular museums in Bogota - and deservedly so. A nice old mansion showing a vast collection of Botero's work - lots of paintings, but not so many of his... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's one of the most popular museums in Bogota - and deservedly so. A nice old mansion showing a vast collection of Botero's work - lots of paintings, but not so many of his sculptures. He basically does one thing and does it repeatedly, but the images are strong and often full of humour. There is also a superb collection... More 

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Schaerbeek, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First time seeing botero and loved it. Such fun works of art, makes you smile. The beauty of the museum is an added bonus.

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Caracas, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic Museum. Best of all, it's free. Don't miss it. It closes on Tuesdays, so be sure to go any other day. It has an amazing collection of Botero artwork and sculptures, but it also has many more artists like a few Picasso paintings.

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Lamphun, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely worth a look in if you're in Bogota! Very distinctive art, easy to get to and free. Botero's art can also be seen in the Nacionale museum. There are also some smaller exhibitions, good fun!

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This seems like a collection of separate museums bunched together. That may be because it wasn't clear to us which path to take. And given that, we couldn't determine which was less traveled. LOL. Because the beginning and end of each collection was a little hard to keep track of, I don't even know if we saw the whole thing.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

View artists have achieved mastery in both sculpture and painting, but Fernando Botero has. His anatomical spacial distortions depicted are consistent in scale and endearing to the eye. His sculptures bring to mind a magical world of which one dreamed as a child. His paintings, especially the luminated color ones, want to jump right off the canvas. But this museum... More 

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Caracas, Venezuela
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

if you're interested to learn more about the colombian culture and history, you must visit it. Fernando Botero is the most important artist from Colombia.

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't know who Botero was before coming here, and now he's one of my favorite artists! This was one of the best art museums I have visited, with the exception of the restroom experience. (I was not prepared for there to be NO toilet paper or paper towels in such a nice place.) Botero's artwork is FUN to study,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled onto this museum, were surprised it was totally free and found a wonderful collection of art from Renoir, Dali, Picasso and Botero. Not knowing Botero's work we found it fun and playful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely, small museum with various works by Botero, as well as his private collection . Beautiful architecture of the building itself. Amazingly, the museum is free.

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