Museo de la Independencia Casa del Florero, Bogota
(3.9/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
Learn about the "cry of independence" at Museo de la Independencia Casa del Florero, housed in a colonial building of great historical importance to Bogota. The story goes that just after Napoleon overcame Spain in 1810, a local creole named Antonio Morales came to the house and demanded an ornate vase from the Spanish owner. This led to a tussle in the street that had the butterfly effect of spurring a national rebellion. Tour the museum and look for the vase in question, broken during the fight but still on display here. Pay special attention to the building's Arabic-Andalusian style. Plan to see Museo de la Independencia Casa del Florero and other attractions that appeal to you using our Bogota travel itinerary maker.
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  • In spite of the Museum, which I didn't visit, is worth noticing in this beautiful home in Bolivar Square. This is a nice example of colonial architecture of Colombia. Built between the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, on the outside see the garden, the white walls and Windows and balconies.
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  • This is an old colonial house that was very important in Colombia's fight for independence. It is located on the corner of Bolivar Plaza and the entry fee is very reasonable. The house was restored fr...  more »
  • Little explanation in french, the Museum is poor in information... price 3000 pesos per person. Not expensive, not long, uninteresting. The toilets are great (only positive)
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  • I love this place. I have to go back. Me fascino lo recomiendo
  • Cultural plan for independence. Of great Colombia place
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  • Very good! 100% recommended.
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  • Very entertaining
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  • A beautiful historic site. Highly recommended to visit.
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