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93 Park

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Location  Bogotá, Colombia
Open  All year
Created  1979 (1979)
Website  parque93.com
93 Park
Operated by  Mayor's Office of Bogotá. Asociacion Amigos del Parque de la 93 (Association 93 Park's Friends)

93 Park or 93rd Street Park (Parque de la calle 93, commonly known as Parque de la 93) is a commercial and recreational park located over the 93 Street in the north of Bogota, Colombia. Is one of Bogota's most popular shopping, night club and restaurant areas. The park and its surroundings are commonly known as Zona Rosa (Pink Zone) a Spanish slang term for an upscale neighborhood or zone.

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History

  • 20th century:
  • The park emerged as a result of the immense growth and expansion of Bogota toward the northern municipalities of the savannah, in this case the township of Chapinero. After the expansion of Bogota north into Chapinero, this area became the center of nightlife and entertainment in the city.

  • 21st century:
  • In the beginning of the 21st century, the park became the most popular park north of Bogota, where the season's most popular park in December, when thousands of Bogota residents go to the huge Christmas tree and Christmas lighting around the park. The park is frequented by foreigners at all times of the year.

    Location

    The park is a center of nightlife in Bogota, located in the district of Chapinero where clubs, restaurants, shops, art galleries, auctions, design centers are abundant.

    The park is managed by neighbors and by local mayor and has one of the most advanced design centers and most prestigious of South America in their vicinity, the ever-popular "Centro de Diseño Portobelo" or Design Center Portobelo.

    Places of interest

    The most notable are the park's design center portobelo, Café Renault, Gato Negro Restaurant, Juan Valdez Café, the Christmas tree, water park, the beautiful gardens, nightclubs in the surrounding area, gourmet restaurants and department stores. It is one of the most visited places in the entire area of northern Bogota, Colombia. At the park you can find Colombia's first Starbucks.

    Accessibility

    The park can be accessed from Carreras 11th and 15th, also from the Carrera 7th.

    References

    93 Park Wikipedia


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