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Puente de Boyaca Puente De Boyaca, Km 110 Bogota - Tunja, Ventaquemada, Boyaca, Colombia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a an interesting place to visit and learn about some of the key events in Colombia's history. The actual bridge is only small but there are some great monuments to walk round. We paid for a local guide to tell us the stories...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

A large park designed to honor the historical battlefield. Sadly I was here during Christmas and the grounds were covered in tacky ornaments and bizarre lighting figurines. But an otherwise nice place to stop. The museum was closed when I visited.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

In this place colombia had one of its more memorable freedom battles, this place is packed with a lot of action and tradition...is a must see visit

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 9, 2019

This is a small bridge, but has a lot of history and surrounded by a battlefield. This is my second time visiting and there was a new visitors center none of us recalled from the prior visit. At night around Christmas this is a very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Scott B
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

Good for a quick stop between Villa de Leyva and Bogota for the history. Busy on Christmas day. Shops and food vendors. Car park and easy to re-join the motorway after.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank yota7
Reviewed December 3, 2018

This is a must see on your way to Villa de Leiva, and the car entrance is right there next to the highway so you do not lose time finding the site. This is a small (very small) bridge that has great historical importance since...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

This historical place teaches you a lot about the battle for independence of Colombia, and it’s also a beautiful and green place to get nice sceneries and go hiking.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 6, 2018

This is the site of the important Battle of Boyaca in 1819, which was instrumental in securing independence from Spain. We stopped here on our drive from Bogota to Villa de Leyva and it is easy to visit because it is right off the main...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank jenedc2016
Reviewed April 29, 2018

A history major like me had a wonderful time at this place, for it is here, during the 19th century, that the liberation from Spain began for what would be the nations of Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and namely, Colombia. My parents were Colombian, and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Halreader
Reviewed April 29, 2018

It is a large hilly area with several monuments where, in 1819, the armies of Simon Bolivar defeated the Spanish resulting in the liberation of Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. The bridge is not the original one but was rebuilt in 1939. Many towns...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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