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Bogota Travel Guide- The 22 Places To Go in Bogotá: Simón Bolivar Park

 

Simón Bolivar Park

 

The Simon Bolivar metropolitan park is one of the oldest and significant parks in bogota; This has hosted important outdoor events Simón Bolívar Metropolitan Park is one of the oldest and most significant parks in Bogota, this has been home to major outdoor events such as concerts and openings and closings of major festivals in the city, such as Ibero-American Theater Festival, Summer Festival, Rock to the Park, Opera to Park, Salsa to the Park, Hip-hop to the park, and it`s also known historically for having received the last 2 popes ( Pablo VI and Juan Pablo II) has come to that park to make congregations.


Upcoming events in The Simon Bolivar Park - Plaza Events:

  •      Aerosmith 2010 Tour
         Thursday May 20, 2010. 7:00pm

  •      Scorpions World Tour 2010
         Thursday September 9, 2010


The park counts with peatonal and bike rutes called ciclovias, wich has been implemented by the Major Enrique Peñalosa; Also count with parking lots and a huge square for over than 140.000 attendants for the different events that have place there (concerts, sports etc.).

The park construction starts in 1996 and right now is the one with more attractions in Bogota. Count with several green zones around the Lake, located in the middle of the park and in wich one some water activities have place like Kayac.



In the sectors around The Simon Bolivar Park its all sports and fun everywhere, to be surrounded by Sports centers like the Aquatic Complex, the High performance Center, The Sports Palace, The Salitre Sport Unit, the Salitre Magico Amusement park and El Lago Metropolitan park. The park is considered as the main lung of Bogota.


This park, for being one of the biggest and important ones in the city, should be visited by tourists and local people, because it has tons of activities for the old people and the young ones.


Upcoming events in The Simon Bolivar Park - Plaza Events:

  • Aerosmith 2010 Tour - Thursday May 20, 2010. 7:00pm
  • Scorpions World Tour 2010 - Thursday September 9, 2010

Location: Furrowed by the floods "cross 48", "Rush 68", "street 63" and "street 53".


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