Pantano de Vargas Monumento a los 14 lanceros, Paipa

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Admire Pantano de Vargas Monumento a los 14 lanceros, dedicated to the historic battle of Vargas Swamp in 1819. The monument was designed by Colombian sculptor Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt and was inaugurated in 1969, marking 150 years of Colombian independence. View the imposing 33 m (108 ft) tall structure made of bronze, steel, and concrete, which stands on the site of the historic battle. The monument depicts the fourteen lancers that bravely followed Bolivar and captain Juan Jose Rondon into battle. Add Pantano de Vargas Monumento a los 14 lanceros and other attractions to your Paipa trip itinerary using our Paipa vacation route planner.
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  • Nice place to observe the predominantly monument of them Lancers, in Boyaca the land of the freedom.
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  • It is a very peaceful place, cultural and interesting to share in family or couple, the landscape is beautiful.
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  • The visit to the people is resolves with the visit to the monument of Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt, the most large of Colombia. It had already seen another time the section dedicated to this sculptor in Medellin, in the Museum of Antioquia, where you can see, among other projects, papers designed by his own fist with the modifications made. It was exciting to see, dostancia years, the definitive work on live. In addition to that, in the plaza adiacente, maintains a Lord, suit of general Patriot, which boasts minutiae of details the moments of the battle that took place here on July 25 1819 and which led to the liberation of the great Colombia.
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  • Beautiful place full of so much history surrended by lushes green hills full of livestock. Great place for a bike ride or walk
  • Hermosa vista, recomiendo escuchas la guía completa, no parques en la caseta... Cobran parqueadero en área pública
  • Who travels by BOYACA definitely have to know this moment, in which according to our history were fought important battles in search of freedom. Its design is outstanding and the arrangement of its elements that generates an impressive view from any angle. In addition to being a tourist site annually held band contests, what this region, makes it more attractive also has two outputs one for the city of paipa and the other to DUITAMA, so when it comes to travel, there are several options step.
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  • Definitely a place to meet...
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  • Fitness, its monument, Museum, restaurants, and we stayed at the Posada Colonia San Miguel 20 steps of the monument to the lanseros. Place of peace and tranquility return to Bogota charged of history
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