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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 October 2011

Is not called La Magdalena, the correct name of this neighborhood is LA MACARENA. Probably if you ask a cab driver (or anyone) to take you to La Magdalena they will either give you a confused look or take you somewhere completely different. This quirky...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 July 2015

You definitely will not go hungry in the La Macarena area! There are plenty of restaurants and even a grocery store to get food in this neighborhood. This was the first place that I visited once I arrived in Bogota after checking into my hotel....More

1  Thank ChardonnayNT
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This area is a very nice in Bogotà, we went during the day and everything seemed nice and good. As I understood after 7pm is not safe.

Thank ElenaP2205
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Come to this area when hungry. There are a lot of bars and restaurants. The area is nice to walk around in during the day, I did feel safe. Of my entire trip, I only felt unsafe one time at night around 11pm in this...More

Thank Curtez151
Reviewed 25 July 2018

La Macarena is a great place to eat. There you will find different kind of international food. Tapas la Macarena is a very small, delicious Spanish restaurant. la Jugueteria a good restaurant for families(decoration) but the food is soso. Azimos a good Healthy food, mostly...More

1  Thank Mike_008_13
Reviewed 31 May 2018

There is much variety in the architecture of the buildings, old narrow streets - just what you would expect of an older Latin American city. little shops and cafes, stands with local favourites - definitely a part of Bogota you don't want to miss.

Thank darlene330
Reviewed 10 April 2018

I stopped and had a glass of wine here.... The wine selection was mediocre and the ambiance and service weren't that good. Was expensive for a glass of below average wine. The location is great however...

Thank Miriam S
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Went a couple of times during stay. Old buildings close to interesting sites.Mostly small restaurants. This is an often forgotten gem in Bogota

Thank Janbeau
Reviewed 2 March 2018

It is a great option to eat since it offers a large variety of restaurants within just a few blocks. You can find colombian, french, peruvian, mexican, arabic, argentinian, italian, japanese and more types of food. A big plus is that you can park in...More

1  Thank blancamar_ab
Reviewed 17 February 2018

For newer tourists to Bogota, the Macarena neighborhood is an excellent choice. It is close to downtown, but filled with interesting restaurants.

Thank 265Scott_E_13
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Best restaurants in town, book store/coffee house, near historic center, hotels. Excellent views of the city, Hostels, museums, shopping.

Thank margaretd578
Reviewed 4 January 2018

A lovely little hilly neighborhood hidden behind the main roads in central Bogota. The restaurants and shops are all small. No tall buildings, or traffic to deal with. Close to the Modern Art Museum, parks and easily accessible by the metro buses.

Thank Corby S
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