The Botero Museum is 300 mts away from Alegrias Hostel and it is one of the two most famous museums in town. It showcases the work of Fernando Botero who is currently the most celebrated Colombian artist in the country. Known for painting obese caricatures of people, he had a very distinct style and painted with many references to his life and country. Admission is free, so spend a few pesos on a guide, it’s worth it!
Hours: Monday to Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sundays: 10:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Closed on Tuesday.
Admission is free.
Directions: 11 Street No. 4 – 41, a 2 minute walk from my hostel!