Archaeological Site El Infiernito, Villa de Leyva
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Head to Archaeological Site El Infiernito, an unusual ancient area of the pre-Columbian Muisca civilisation, dubbed "little hell” by Spanish conquistadors because of its percieved Paganistic ritual practices. The 600 year old monoliths that adorn the site appear unmistakably phallic in shape, said to indicate a reverence to fertility. The archaeology links to practices of astronomy, agriculture, and religion. Remember your camera as these structures should be captured. To visit Archaeological Site El Infiernito on your trip to Villa de Leyva, use our Villa de Leyva trip generator.
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  • The Muisas, a group of people from the past made a calender for the whole year, also shows the time. Besides that they put big about 3 meter phallus in the ground. Case of fertility for women and the ...  more »
  • Well preserved site, very good food for thought on the history of Colombia. The natives and the conquistadors.
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  • He Park archaeological of El Infiernito, called by them old camanduleros: "he Infiernito" is another of those visits that is can spoil if since the entry is note that only is wants to charge and already. A. Although it the site itself contains a remarkable attraction such as Observatory and Temple of the ancient Muisca, is a non-functioning without accompaniment. And precisely that day there was no one to interepretara travel (a festive day for more details); but that if the caretaker if he was ready to charge rate complete, in addition to being rude. Only worth if it has support to understand what the stones to say, as in there is no or an informative sign.
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