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Molino Forclaz, Colon

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Visit a rustic and charming monument to the agricultural heritage of the area at Molino Forclaz, an aesthetically pleasing stone windmill. The brainchild of Juan Bautista Forclaz, a Swiss immigrant, the windmill was completed in 1890. Unfortunately, due to the lack of proper wind speed and consistency required for the blades to turn, the windmill went largely unused until it became a local attraction and a National Historic Landmark in 1985. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Molino Forclaz by using our Colon travel itinerary planner.
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  • amplitude natural, constructions attractive, sweet flavor of the story in where is processed those grains. A park amazing, atmosphere serene, articles historical displayed with neatness. Interesting
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  • It is a cute place for flowers and plants of the place are harmonious with the mill and the old House, if you like the history is a good ride, that construction will have been quite an achievement for that time. Not there much sign indicating the place, but if seek in google is it is.
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  • It is a nice place for a nice history of the families of European settlers who inhabited the area in the 19th century.
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  • I RECOMMEND THE PLACE TO VISIT, THE FORCLAZ ARE GOOD PEOPLE, I HAVE A FRIEND FORCLAZ AND IS RE CUP, GO TO VISIT HIM, AND ALSO VISIT THE CITY OF SAN JOSE IN OCTOBER ;) IS BEAUTIFUL.
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  • Quiet nice unique place to meet. That happened in our province allan incredible things. Don't forget to visit you won't regret
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  • A beautiful historic monument worthy of visit. Above all know the story of the Windmill and forclaz guides explain everything very well.
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  • Beautiful hiking, the spectacular dramatization! Very good experience and beautiful message. Super recommended!
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  • Declared a national historic monument. Through the passage of time, it shows all the effort of our settlers, it was built in 1888 and is a picture of style in Entre Rios fields Dutch style. Designed for the grinding of grains of wheat and corn. Now you can enjoy visits guided dramatized where staging is to relive the history of the Forclaz family. Time of visit: 1 hour. Recommendation: visits guided dramatized.
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