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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  • Normal, Basic you can better read what happened there as history in books, on the internet, in rain is not advisable is completely discovered, to the sunny day go up stairs lots and can take photos of the monument and in view of the flat landscapes of boyaca, down establishments of expensive handicrafts, a parking place public since outside the police make fine.
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  • A place what to visit Museum there are always guides making every effort to give the tour. The Lake is located near duitama and paipa. Forced to know the monument is off the charts think if it is not the best of Colombia should be best, impressive if one detail it
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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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  • 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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