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National Capitol (Capitolio Nacional)
Home to both the Columbian Congress and Senate, the grand National Capitol (Capitolio Nacional) building is the center of Colombian politics and makes a striking sight, looming over the south end of Bolivar Square. 

With its dramatic colonnaded frontage, central dome and neoclassical design, the National Capitol building is also one of Bogota’s most significant architectural works. The masterpiece of British architect, Thomas Reed, it took over 75 years to complete and was finally completed in 1926. The building’s crowning glory was added in 1947 – a magnificent fresco by Santiago Martínez Delgado, depicting the Bolivar and Santander leaving the famous Cucuta congress.

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The National Capitol (Capitolio Nacional) is located on Bolivar Square in central Bogotá and is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 5pm. Public access is strictly limited and by appointment only.
Address: Carrera 7, Cl. 10, Bogotá, Colombia
Hours: Open Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
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