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Zaquencipa Astronomical Observatory

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Great little place to see and learn aboit stats

This is a family run place where very knowleagable people show you in a wonderful sky stars, the... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2015
cintiafsampaio
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Fortaleza, CE
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Great experience with kids

Our best experience in Colombia so far. Not a huge tourist hub, a small hidden gem in Villa de... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2015
fabricio c
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Fortaleza
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12 Feb 2017
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24 Jan 2015
“Great little place to see and learn aboit stats”
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At the place you can visit the astronomical observatory that has on it one of the biggest telescopes on the country, furthermore it is also open to the public the Space Museum that counts with a huge collection of scale models of the space travel...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Via de Santa Sofia | 14. 5 Km de Villa de Leyva, Close to Ecce Homo Monastery, Boyaca, Colombia
+57 310 2614456
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

It's a different place to go in Villa de Leyva, the owners are charming and the place is cozy. The night we went we could only see the moon and another star, the rest of the time they showed us the museum and told us...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

This is a family run place where very knowleagable people show you in a wonderful sky stars, the constelations and a small museum! We had a wonderful time! The sky was very clear and we got to see a comet! I would really reccomend this...More

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Ricardo C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Zaquencipa Astronomical Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2016

Thank you for your opinion, It was a pleasure to have you here, hope to see you again,

Reviewed 12 January 2015

Our best experience in Colombia so far. Not a huge tourist hub, a small hidden gem in Villa de Leyva. It is a privately owned observatory managed by passionate astronomers. With the bright skies of Villa de Leyva, the whole sky was easily observable. Orion,...More

Date of experience: January 2015
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Ricardo C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Zaquencipa Astronomical Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2016

Thank you very much, this kind os opinions are the ones that make our work a daily pleasure. hope to see you again soon.

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