SITES AROUND VILLA DE LEYVA.
Guests can enjoy the magic of a stroll through the cobbled streets and surrounded by history of Villa de Leyva. We invite you to our destination and the variety of tourist plans Hospedería Duruelo has prepared with our guide to make your holiday unforgettable.
1. Fossil Museum:
Located in the village of Monquirá, is in the same place where a farmer found the fossil of a marine reptile or Pliosarios in June 1977.
2. Ostrich Farm Zoological Nursery:
Place to meet the production and use of meat and other products derived from the breeding of ostriches, and is the only place where you can interact with these exotic animals.
|3. Astronomical Observatory MUISCA Archaeological Park:
Is a collection of stone monuments - phallic tomb dolmen and space weather for astronomical observations, which used Muiscas as identified by the anthropologist Eliecer Silva Celis.
4. Mud House:
Built by architect Octavio Mendoza, is a building entirely of clay and baked in the same way that made handicrafts.
5. Gondava, The Great Valley of the Dinosaurs:
Theme Park offers the opportunity to interact with adventure trails size dinosaurs.
6. Ain Karin Vineyard:
Ideal place to learn the most important grape of fine wines in Colombia
|7. Holy Monasteries Eccehomo:
Founded by the Dominican Fathers in 1620 as a convent of evangelization, its altar with representations of hybrid art in paintings and sculptures. It appreciates variety of religious paintings highlighted in particular the Holy Eccehomo.
8. Tagua workshop:
Located in the town of Tinjacá, where you will meet the world's smallest chess developed in tagua, which is a seed that becomes a hardness similar to ivory, which enables different craft pieces.
Town houses with brightly colored walls, considered the capital of Colombia Craft, ideal for the process of ceramics, art inherited from their ancestors.
10. Candelaria‘s Convent:
First religious building constructed in rural areas by the Augustinians in 1604, filled with tables, figures and ancient religious articles belonging to the religious community. It highlights the painting of the Virgin of La Candelaria, as old as the convent.