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Puente de Boyaca, Boyaca

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Monument Tourist Spot
Visit the historic Puente de Boyaca, a bridge that pinpoints the location of the legendary Battle of Boyaca. Situated in a lush green valley, the bridge is surrounded by monuments dedicated to the famous battle that was won by the forces of Simon Bolivar and granted independence to Colombia. Cross the Teatinos River via the small bridge, which was actually built a century before the iconic battle took place there. Nearby you can view the other monuments, such as the Von Miller sculpture dedicated to Bolivar, the statue of General Francisco de Paula Santander, or the perpetually burning Liberty Fire. For Puente de Boyaca and beyond, use our Boyaca trip itinerary maker to get the most from your Boyaca vacation.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • 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 exe...  more »
  • 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...  more »
  • 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.  more »
Google
  • Lugar histórico definitivamente hay que visitar si se va de paso a tuna.
  • Quite interesting but a guided tour could improve the experience here. Parking is quite expensive and the museum is closed most of the times.
  • Historic place from Colombian independency. In December has the very nice light show.
  • Its a really nice stop with some beautiful and historically meaningful monuments to take picture with.
  • A nice place. I like that