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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  • This archaeological site is worth a visit, the dolmen and menhirs are to do and in a beautiful landscape
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  • The cost is 8000 pesos and the caretaker, who does not explain you nothing less evil is it you there are now signs that explain and although there is not even an indication of the way doesn't because it is small. The place is beautiful, is magical and is cargadisimo of culture and history. It is worth much, but perhaps it is good to give him a read the story before you go. I recommend it despite their NULL Guide.
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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 »