La Candelaria en Bogota
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Panoramic photo by Astrolabio Colombia PRO EXPERT Taken 03:27, 09/09/2011 - Views loading...

La Candelaria en Bogota

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El Centro Histórico de La Candelaria es un lugar mágico, acá están las casas que recibieron la vida colonial y el movimiento independista, los balcones y puertas de madera son los testigos del paso del tiempo y de la actualidad, a pocos metros del centro histórico está el centro internacional con sus oficinas y edificios modernos. En el centro de la ciudad es como una máquina del tiempo que te lleva del Siglo XVIII al XXI en pocas cuadras. (Fotografía: Alejandro Carvajal)

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Text by Steve Smith.

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