Chapinero is a walkable, business-friendly neighborhood with convenient options for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. The neighborhood has many charming qualities, its college atmosphere among the more noteworthy. Many visitors come to enjoy the natural beauty of the parks. Chapinero has hotels and accommodation to suit everyone's tastes, and makes a great home base for exploring the sights in and around Bogota.
Sightseeing around Chapinero
Some top local attractions include the museums, monuments, and university. National Museum, Children's Museum of Bogota, and Museum of Modern Art of Bogota feature captivating exhibits. For cultural attractions, head to Casa E Theater, Arlequin Theater, and National Theater House. Park Towers, Planetario Distrital, and Torre Colpatria are monuments worth a look. Some landmarks that can't be missed include Monserrate, Iglesia de la Tercera Orden, and Church of San Francisco. Take a tour of campus around Javeriana University, National University of Colombia, or Colegio San Bartolome la Merced. Be sure to get some family photos at Salitre Magico, Mundo Aventura, and Parque Mundo Aventura.
There's plenty to do in the area, such as shopping, taking a tour, and attending sporting events. You can take some time to enjoy the outdoors at El Chico National Park, De los Novios Park, and Parque Central Bavaria. At Parque Ecologico La Montana del Oso, take some time to really appreciate nature. Plan to do some shopping while in town? Consider 54 Plaza Shopping Centre, Av. Chile Shopping Center, and El Castillo Shopping Center. You won't be disappointed visiting other sights like Nemesio Camacho Stadium, Campin Stadium, or Unilago Shopping Centre.
A couple of the most popular attractions in the area are Plaza de Bolivar and Bogota Botanical Garden. You can also visit Atlantis Plaza Shopping Mall, San Martin Mall, and Roberto Arias Perez Colsubsidio Theater.
Getting around Chapinero
Chapinero is 6.6 miles (10.6 km) from the airport in Bogota (BOG-El Dorado Intl.).