Casa Museo Antonio Narino, Villa de Leyva

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Casa Museo Antonio Narino features colonial objects and memorabilia related to the 19th-century defender of human rights and forefather of Colombia's independence. Also known for translating, printing, and distributing the Declaration of Human Rights into Spanish, Antonio Narino spent the last two months of his life in this house, which today perserves his legacy. A well-informed guide will take you across several rooms, while sharing anecdotes about Narino. Finish the tour with a stroll through the lush, tranquil garden of the inner courtyard. Make Casa Museo Antonio Narino a part of your Villa de Leyva vacation plans using our Villa de Leyva trip itinerary planning app .
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  • very interesting House and history that contains the first floor includes an interior typical of the era with their muevles and utensils
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  • It is important to visit this House for which we studied journalism puts us to think about the raison d ' être of our trade. Antonio Nariño the father of journalism in the country and his house shows US the love for the craft.
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  • This is a historical site that can not be missed if you go to Villa de Leyva. Really a piece of history in the center of the city and about the most important personage of the republican history of Co...  more »
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  • Exhibition of a important character of Colombian history (Independence). Free tour included (not sure if in available in English as well).
  • A nice colonial house with an interesting exhibition of Colombian modern art
  • Historic place
  • Really nice place to know a bit more about the history of the man who went to jail for translating and distributing the Human Rights.
  • Nice!

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A popular destination for international tourists and weekend visitors from Bogota, Villa de Leyva offers a good number of accommodations to suit its varied list of visitors. The town's largely unchanged colonial core features characterful period lodgings set in old manor homes and villas, possessing an atmosphere entirely in keeping with the cobblestone streets and peaceful plazas. Simpler posadas (guesthouses) dot Villa de Leyva's side streets, offering comfortable rooms in relaxed lodgings.
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