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Bogota
A massive, sprawling city, the capital of Colombia offers a deep dive straight into Latin culture, pulsating nightlife and a intense mix of old and new. Historic plazas, parks and quiet lanes run alongside congested avenues and neighborhoods that require much caution to walk through. Certain neighborhoods are peaceful and safe, attracting remote workers who enjoy the very low cost of living, reliable internet connection and plenty of opportunities to meet locals and other foreigners. It's a gritty city but the chaos certainly has its own charm.

Monthly cost of living for remote workers

A remote worker can expect to spend an average of 4614392 1218 1010 ${ selected_currency } per month in Bogota, with an average rent of 2020000 533 442 ${ selected_currency }.
Rent
1 bedroom apartment / modern / central / short term
${ selected_currency } 2020000 533 442
Groceries
Basic groceries
${ selected_currency } 345213 91 76
Dining out
12 dinners and 8 lunches
${ selected_currency } 730000 193 160
Cafe
20 coffees / teas
${ selected_currency } 91320 24 20
Coworking space
1 month membership / hot desk
${ selected_currency } 324633 86 71
Mobile internet
Prepaid SIM / 5 GB data / fast
${ selected_currency } 47933 13 10
Public transportation
20 roundtrip journeys
${ selected_currency } 96000 25 21
Taxis
5 short trips
${ selected_currency } 116500 31 26
Shared bicycles and scooters
10 trips
${ selected_currency } 70000 18 15
Sport and cultural events
1 event
${ selected_currency } 93333 25 20
Museums and sights
3 sights / entrance tickets
${ selected_currency } 29700 8 7
Nightlife
5 nights out / 3 drinks per night
${ selected_currency } 195000 51 43
Gym
1 month membership
${ selected_currency } 61160 16 13
Yoga
10 classes
${ selected_currency } 237800 63 52
Massage
1 massage
${ selected_currency } 155800 41 34
TOTAL
${ selected_currency } 4614392 1218 1010
Latest tips
Valuable advice straight from the experiences of your fellow remote workers.
Do you have a tip about Bogota? Please share and help the community!
Play Tejo, Colombiaโ€™s national sport. It involves throwing discs at targets that explode. You can try your hand at Club de Tejo la 76 in Barrios Unidos or Campo de Tejo Los Bรบcaros in Santa Fe.
By Michael L. General
Most Bogotanos use the mountains as a reference point, which is why most maps of the city have east at the top instead of north. Itโ€™s also why in Bogotรก, subir (โ€œgo upโ€) means โ€œgoing eastโ€ and bajar (โ€œgo downโ€) means โ€œgoing west.โ€
By Michael L. General
If youโ€™re a meat lover, Andres Carne de Res (also known as Andres DC) is an institution in Bogotรก. The carne de trapero is their signature steak.
By Martin G. Food and drink
Visit nearby towns for adventure sports and a breath of fresh air. Take the tourist train to the salt mines. Take a day trip to Guatavita. It is a small town near Guatavita Lake that offers idyllic views of casitas.
By Lee B. Places to visit
Rent or buy a bike. Every Sunday, from 7am to 2pm, 75+ miles of Bogota's roads are turned over to the Ciclovia (cycleway) and as many as 1.5 million locals come out to bike or ride.
By Lee B. Transportation
Average weather in Bogota
Most common months to visit: January - March, December
What to know
Population
10,978,360
Main airport
El Dorado International Airport (BOG)
Language
Spanish
Tap water
Not drinkable
Tipping
10% service included in all bills, not required or expected at bars without table service
Taxi apps
Uber, Cabify