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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  • The monument is very impressive, there was a sr dress as a soldier of the time, which tells the story very well. Diagonal to the monument, a couple of restaurants and a site of desserts, there are very recommended the napoleon. Although all were wonderful.
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  • We attended the monument on a Christmas tour, we love the experience, quite close to the urban area of paipa and I can go by bus or take a taxi. The guides are very good make you feel part of history
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  • Currently we teach little history or not bother to learn it, so coming to this site is a reunion with that wonderful story of heroes who forged our freedom: simple men and women who gave their life. We were lucky enough to arrive when a guide telling the story of the battle and its protagonists, me enanto!
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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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