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Villa de leyva History I’m gonna talk about a brief history of villa de leyva. It is of a town the was founded in 1572 by Hernán Suarez de Villalobos and named after the first president of the New Kingdom of Granada, Andrés Díaz Venero de Leiva. HOTSPOTS -

Very interesting night live (Clubs, disco)

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Good tourism ( ostriches farm, posos azules, museums, paleontology’s research center , Monasterio de La Candelaria santuario de fauna iguaguqueand periqueras)

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You can rent motors, cars, SUVs Field trips ( with ATVs, rally, mountain bikes) -

HOTELS -hotel Antonio Nariño -hospedería centro convenciones -hotel la posada san Antonio -ect INTRESTING FACTS 

Part of the film Cobra Verde by Werner Herzog was filmed here.

A Spanish-language soap opera version of the Zorro story has been filmed here, as of 2007, by the Colombian production company RTI, distributed in the United States by Telemundo.

Florentino Ariza, the main character of the book and film Love in the Time of Cholera spends part of his life here.

Antonio Ricaurte, Captain in Bolivar's army, active in the war of independence of Venezuela and Colombia, was born in Villa de leyva


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