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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  • It is a place full of history, surrounding waterways allow for a full tour. Gets typical food, you can get walking to the Hill attached if you want to do some sport.
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  • They have organized very well. Lake El Lago to the swamp are 5 minutes, there are good to eat, buy crafts and desserts. I recommend listening to the story about the battle in the swamp and take the picture with characters such as Simón Bolívar. Charming plan for children and adults.
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  • There was fought one of the most important battles of the epic liberation of New Granada, now COLOMBIA. Very close to the bridge of Boyacá, as 45 minutes. Iconic places of homeland history of this wonderful country.
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  • Excellent place to know a little of Colombian history
  • An amazing monument
  • There are guys dressed in period costume who tell the story very well. Super nice to go with children and to learn the easy story.
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  • It is very nice, they should take care of it more
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  • The story of the courage of our heroes of independence
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Where to stay in Paipa

In the hillside town center sit the main accommodations in Paipa, with hotels mid-range to luxury dotted throughout the attractive knot of main and side streets. Down the hill and by the lake, a few hotels with larger grounds boast extensive views of the lake and a range of facilities. In the surrounding rural areas, a nice selection of spas and resort-style hotels provide relaxing experiences and themed rooms. To really dive into the natural charm of the region, look to stay at one of the campsites that sit by the main regional roads cutting through the landscape.
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