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Puente de Boyaca

Puente de Boyaca Puente De Boyaca, Km 110 Bogota - Tunja, Ventaquemada, Boyaca, Colombia
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Great historic importance

We were there at night, and the park was lit up with topiary, including bicycles. It's one of the... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
Fred H
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Bloomington, Illinois
Nice well kept area - special place for Colombians.

As this was the site of the final battle for independence - this site is of special significance to... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Honisoiquimalypense
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Puente de Boyaca Puente De Boyaca, Km 110 Bogota - Tunja, Ventaquemada, Boyaca, Colombia
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

We were there at night, and the park was lit up with topiary, including bicycles. It's one of the most important historical sites in the country; where the final battle liberating Colombia. It was on our way to Villa de Leyva, and that made a...More

Thank Fred H
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

As this was the site of the final battle for independence - this site is of special significance to Colombians. It lies on the side of the road about 30 minutes from Villa de Leyva town on the Bogotá road. It is well maintained and...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We were on a tour and we stopped here for some pics.. it was nice to stop on our way to villa de leyva but I wouldn't recommend coming out here from Bogotá just for this.. otherwise is a great stop and great sightseeing.

Thank 125Annie
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

It's an historical place that is a must-see while traveling from bogota to boyaca. Although is far from bogota, the cultural value pays the visit, and the best of all, it's free to visit.

Thank MikeATC
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

If you don't want to walk up and down hills, catch a bus in the middle of nowhere, then this is not the place for you. If you're ok with that, then it's really nice for taking photos, getting some exercise in, being in a...More

Thank WanderlustingFoodi
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This small bridge in the Province of Boyaca, had a great importance in the liberalization of the Colombia Venezuela and Ecuador. The General Bolivar and General al San Martin were the great strategist of the Independence from Spain. This little bridge is of great importance...More

Thank pesadilla a
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

A tiny bridge over a little stream that is so important in Colombian and South American History. Asked to visit and diverted tour for such.

Thank Richard C
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

Puente de Boyacá is the site of the decisive battle for the "Campaña Libertadora" (liberation campaign) leaded by Simón Bolívar, the decisive figure of independence for five countries in South America. It was here the Spanish retreating army found the Patriot army (Bolívar's army, that...More

Thank Mateo M
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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

On your way to Boyaca department is good to have a quick stop on this hill, where some monuments and statues remember the famous battle of Simon Bolivar.

Thank Lollo A
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

A bit more interesting for history buffs than your run of the mill tourist, but a beautiful location in the countryside outside of Bogota. Site of the final battle for Colombian independence from the Spanish back in 1810. The battle was supposed to have taken...More

Thank astroarchitect
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