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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  • A monument to remember the proesas of the people who fought for the freedom of a nation...
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  • Simply the most majestic, that exalts and place full of joy whom he so admires, Lancers which took giant steps for the freedom of a people with their determination... absolute pride!
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  • Nice place to learn a bit of history is Colombia, delicious food and beautiful architecture of the area.
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