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Bogotá, Colombia is one of the best cities in South America to spend Christmas. Known for its beautiful architecture and mountain views, Bogotá comes alive during the holidays.
The city center is decorated with lights and nativity scenes. Local markets sell traditional handicrafts that make unique gifts. Outdoor concerts and events take place throughout December.
On Christmas Eve, Bogotanos attend midnight mass and share a special meal called "The Night Dinner" with their families. The main dish is often roast pork or chicken.
On Christmas Day, people open gifts in the morning and spend the day with relatives. In the afternoon, they eat buñuelos (fritters) and drink hot chocolate or coffee.
New Year's Eve in Bogotá is celebrated with live music concerts in city squares. At midnight on December 31st, thousands gather to watch fireworks light up the night sky.
With its charming colonial architecture, vibrant culture and festive holiday atmosphere, Bogotá offers the perfect blend of old world charm and new world excitement during Christmas vacation.