Pantano de Vargas Monumento a los 14 lanceros, Paipa

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. Put Pantano de Vargas Monumento a los 14 lanceros into our Paipa trip itinerary builder app to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Paipa.
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  • From Paipa to the South or from Duitama to the West you can drive to Pantano de Vargas. The monument is very big and set 14 riders with lans for which the deciding factor in a battle against the Spaniards at the time of the independence fight of Simon Bolivar. The man was then 36 years, hence to 36 at the monument. morning shooting from the spot where sometimes horses are direction East. What later in the day you take the best photos from the small village square just past the monument
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  • cute stage homenaje postumo our well-decorated in Christmas and cozy around martyrs there are good crafts easy to acquire
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  • Opposite the gigantic sculpture you learn in a didactic way what happened in that area, very nice stories. Typical food of the region. The simplicity makes very pleasant stay.
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  • There's a historical place, big monument of lanceros from freedom campaign.
  • An espectacular sculture. It is amazing
  • Excellent place to see and know the history of a great battle
  • Museo $2000 Paipa, Boyacá
  • wonderful monument to the independence heroes
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