La Candelaria is in the eastern center of Bogotá. In the historic center where the city was founded on August 6, 1538. It is a vibrant place with places such as the Plaza de Bolívar and the Catedral Primada de Colombia. It is an important tourist center, educational and commercial.You'll find narrow streets lined with shops selling emeralds and handicrafts, leading to cultural landmarks such as the Museo del Oro with its pre-Columbian artifacts and the Museo Botero, which exhibits international art in a colonial mansion. This town made the historic center of the city become the first Sustainable Tourist Area in the country.