BOGOTÁ

Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1623, it is a Catholic university, recognized by the Colombian government, which aims to serve the human community, especially Colombia, seeking to establish a more civilized, more educated and more just society, inspired by Gospel values. It promotes comprehensive training of people, human values, development and transmission of science and culture, and contribute to the development, guidance, constructive criticism and transformation of society.

Hotel Information

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How to arrive

The IAJES Pre-conference will take place at The Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, which is located over the Carrera Séptima or “Seventh Street”.

Address: Carrera 7 # 40-62, Bogota D.C.
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At the airport
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Check if your hotel has the option to pick you up at the airport
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If so, they will take you to your booked hotel without additional recharges
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At the airport
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Be sure to use the authorized taxi service
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In order to guarantee your safety and comfort, take taxis that are affiliated to the airport

Transport Information

The best option for transport in Bogota is Taxi, at the airport there are facilities provided by the air-port to queue for a Taxi. Please do not take any taxi standing by itself. Taxis are generally safe as long as you call them from the hotel or use the services provided by the airport or the University.
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Transport Apps

For your security we recommend use this apps
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Cabify
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Uber
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Easytaxi
You can download this app in
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Cultural Information

The city is located 2600 meters above sea level and has a cool, spring-like climate all year round, with maximum temperatures ranging from 18 to 20 °C (64 to 68 °F) and minimum temperatures from 6 to 9 °C (43 to 48 °F), it is common to have sunny days with sporadic rains. Currently the population of the metropolitan area of Bogota is 9 million inhabitants, making it a cosmopolitan and vibrant city with a large number of universities and museums. In the city centre we can find the colonial neighbourhood called La Candelaria. The architecture of the old houses, churches and buildings has Spanish Colonial, Baroque and art deco styles. In La Candelaria we can find restaurants, coffee shops and local bazaars along with the world famous Gold Museum which receives 500,000 tourists per year. Another touristic attraction near to La Candelaria is the temple of Monserrate, its location was considered sacred in precolonial times due to its high altitude and it holds a panoramic view of the plateau around Bogota.