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The Urbanist: Bogotá

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    Go Deeper: What to Read, Watch, and Download Before Visiting BogotáOur list of essentials include the lesser-known novels of Gabriel García Márquez, a Vice documentary, and a hip-rolling psychedelic cumbia band.
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    Cloud Forests, Coffee Haciendas, and Other Ways to Escape BogotáThe city’s chaotic traffic and never-ending sprawl can feel suffocating. But take a short drive and you’re surrounded by Andean greenery.
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    One Night in Bogotá? This Is How You Should Spend ItEating braised cow hump, salsa dancing, and drinking in an old brothel.
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    The Ultimate Street Art Guide to BogotáThis is one of the most graffiti-friendly cities on Earth, but it wasn’t always that way. Local legend CRISP explains.
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    Five Archetypal Bogotán Drinks and Where to Order ThemIncluding Colombian coffee, craft beer, and low-alcohol Andean chicha.
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    All Day and All Night in La Macarena, the Bushwick of BogotáIndie bookshops, innovative restaurants, and raging rumba discos — there’s something for everyone in this bohemian neighborhood.
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    Bogotá’s Art Scene Is on Fire — These Are the Galleries to KnowA clutch of ambitious and experimental projects spread across town.
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    Where Two of Bogotá’s Hottest Chefs Eat Every Meal of the DaySergio Meza’s and Álvaro Clavijo’s top picks for lamb ribs, two-handed sandwiches, and gin-and-salvia sours.
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    How to Shop Like a Local in BogotáAchiote, Afro-Colombian vinyl, or all-natural soap — whatever you’re on the hunt for, here’s where to find it.
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    How to Avoid Other Tourists in BogotáAlternatives to Monserrate, La Candelaria, Andrés Carne de Res, the Museo del Oro, and the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá.
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    Where the Locals Would Stay in Bogotá If They Weren’t LocalTraffic in the Colombian city can be a nightmare, so choose your hotel wisely.
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    Week 6: Give It Half a Chance and Bogotá Will Blow Your MindAncestral drinks now appear on tasting menus and old bull rings host concerts, but Bogotá is still its wild self — if you know where to look.