• Colombia
  • Boyaca
  • Spanish
  • 118 km2
  • 117.974
  • COT (UTC−5b)
  • +57 8
  • This important place is located on the outskirts of the town of Tunja, It's where the historic Batalla de Boyacá (Battle of Boyacá) was fought on August 7, 1819, a key moment in the fight for independence waged by the General Simón Bolivar...

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    Puente de Boyaca (Boyaca Bridge)- Tunja Boyaca
  • It is the main square of the city where the statue of the El Liberator (The Liberator) Simon Bolivar now stands, Fort three centuries the Pila del Mono, a commemorative monument of the first water fountain...

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    Bolivar Square - Tunja Travel Guide
  • The remains of Gonzalo Suárez Rendón, the Spanish captain who founded Tunja, rest in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Santiago de Tunja...

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    Cathedral Santiago de Tunja - Boyaca
  • The Pila del Mono or also known as the Mono de la Pila, is a monument and square 1 located in the Historic Center of Tunja, Colombia. This monument was erected in the main square and for 3 centuries...

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    Pila del Mono - Tunja Travel Guide
  • Pozo de Donato, formerly known as Pozo de Hunzahua, is a park and archaeological museum of the Muisca culture located north of the city of Tunja...

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    Pozo de Hunzahua - Tunja Boyaca
  • This building dates back to colonial times, and highlights include its ceilings decorated with murals alluding to Greek mythology which were painted in the sixteenth century, The three rock crystal mirrors preserved in one of the rooms capture...

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    House Of the Writer Juan de Vargas

Tunja Tourism: Hotels, Attractions, Restaurants, tourist information, nightlife, travel tips and more...

Tunja city was founded in 1539 and due to its historical and cultural heritage was considered one of the most important in the Nuevo Reino de Granada (New Kingdom of Granada). From those times it still conserves, among other things, buildings that-were the epicenter of important moments in the colonial era. Tunja was established as the university town of the department and is characterized by its quiet and conservative atmosphere. It is an excellent choice for those who want to get away from the stress of the big cities and it also offers visitors a variety of historical attractions and a good service infrastructure.


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Useful Information - Tunja Boyacá

Country: Republic of Colombia - South America

Tunja travel guide, tourism, weather information, how to reach, route map, area, population, location and much more...

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Getting There - Tunja Boyacá

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Tunja can only be reached by land as it doesn't have an airport. However, due to its easily accessible geographical location, at just 122 kilometers (75 miles) from Bogota with an excellent dual carriageway...

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Getting Around The City - Tunja Boyacá

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Tunja can only be reached by land as it doesn't have an airport. However, due to its easily accessible geographical location, at just 122 kilometers (75 miles) from Bogota with an excellent dual carriageway...

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What To See and do in Tunja - Boyacá

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In two days: get to know the historic rx. center of the capital and be amazed by its well preserved buildings, appreciate the wealth of religious art in the iglesia Santo Domingo (St, Dominic Church)...

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Sites of Interest - Tunja Boyacá

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the top tourist attractions in Tunja will also never let down your expectations. It is not the first choice in anyone’s itinerary but once you get there that’s the time that you can truly cherish the great destinations it can offer you. Located in the Altiplano Cundiboyacense, Tunja is a place that is very much away from the city’s busy life....

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Where to eat - Tunja Boyacá

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You’ll find a wide range of international cuisine in the center of Tunja, covering carreras 11 and 12, where Mexican and Spanish restaurants accompany fast food joints. In the south of the city, in the Libertador (Liberator) and Bolivar neighborhoods...

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Shopping in Tunja - Boyacá Colombia

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Boyaca is known “for its crafts and the capital Tunja is the best place to see all of the products of the department, In the city center you’ll find stores that offer woolen items including ponchos, scarves, gloves and hats, as well as ceramic crafts from...

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