Trip Planner: South America / Colombia / Boyaca Department / Paipa / Pantano de Vargas Monumento a los 14 lanceros
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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Wilmar186July 26, 2017
Nice landmark, probably the best in Paipa, you can eat something local while you learn the story of Vargas Battle more »
javierArias007July 24, 2017
Que pesar q el sitio y el monumento, siendo tan importantes estén tan descuidado falta de luz en la noche, falta información el piso esta para arreglar more »That despite the fact that the site and the monument, being so important are so careless lack of light in the night, information is missing the floor is to arrange
Laila K. SJuly 24, 2017
Buena vista y interesante la historia contada por las personas de alli, se pueden comprar artesanias y comer algo cerca. more »Good view and interesting history told by people there, you can buy crafts and eat something close.
Fabian Macias P.May 8, 2017
Excellent place to know a little of Colombian history
Alex VerdugoFebruary 11, 2017
An amazing monument
LilianacastiblancoJuly 22, 2017There are guys dressed in period costume who tell the story very well. Super nice to go with children and to learn the easy story.
John Enciso FlorezAugust 3, 2017It is very nice, they should take care of it more
Oneida GuerrazJuly 24, 2017The story of the courage of our heroes of independence
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