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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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