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Centro Cultural Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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Calle 11 # 5-60, Bogota 250051, Colombia
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

Being honest the building isn’t that pretty and the main aspect of it is a gigantic bookstore, which is nice but not really for tourists. For me the highlight was learning about the history and significance of the building and how it was a joint...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Bogotá is a large and diverse city with many interesting historical sites, museums, restaurants and places to explore. Most helpful to have some spanish language but not essential.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Honestly not worth going as it is a giant commercial bookstore without any exhibits or information about Marquez himself. Was very disappointed.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing bookstores with a whole selection of Colombian (current affairs, peace, novels) and international section. The staff is very friendly and knows good recommendations.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mauricio B
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This modern building proves that the Mexican-Colombian friendship goes beyond the love of mariachi music. The famous Nobel Prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez is considered Colombian but died in Mexico . The cultural center is a gift from Mexico to Columbia. You will enjoy the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

I went there to look for books - they have a good range of books: from art to agriculture and history. Most of them are in Spanish. Outside they had a nice photo collection.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

we went to the centro cultural to check if any interesting events would take place there. we unfortunately didn't find something convenient, but we discover the sala de exposiciones, a large art gallery on the main floor of the building. we were positively surprised by...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

A great partnership is here, in the middle of the cultural old center of Colombia. Since Gabriel Garcia Marquez was almost Mexican, the Mexican government created with the local government this amazing cultural center. They have a library and coffee shop. Also galleries and open...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Oscarvaldemar
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

The place is interesting particularly for the temporary exhibits and the bookstore. But do not visit expecting to find anything about GGM at the place: no museum, no photos, nothing. It is still a place to walk through.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank MauricioBabilonia
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

As I walked towards Museo Botero, I was attracted by the loud music coming out of this attraction. I noted the book store and some displays about the event. I took some pictures before leaving. Not a place for tourists to visit!

Date of experience: September 2016
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