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Casa Del Fundador Gonzalo Suarez Rendon

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Interesting history

Very interesting mansion with a great history. Some rooms are laid out as they would have been many... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Jane N
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London, United Kingdom
The best place in town

In spite of the hardness of the city there are certain building like this that are worthy to see... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2016
German R
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Bogota, Colombia
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30 Apr 2018
“Interesting history”
11 Nov 2016
“would be 5 if the hours were more consistent. but great! and free!”
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Carrera 9 # 19-56 | Plaza de Bolivar, Tunja, Colombia
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Reviewed 19 December 2015

Tunja is the only place in Colombia where you can see multiple homes from the 16th century. They provide a fascinating glimpse into the private lives of the well-off Spanish who first arrived in this territory. This magnificent mansion is next door to the Cathedral...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Very interesting mansion with a great history. Some rooms are laid out as they would have been many years ago. It is a guided tour which you need to enable you to understand everything you are seeing. The gardens are well worth a visit as...More

Thank Jane N
Reviewed 11 November 2016

we had the same problem here that we had at the vargas house-basically don't come too early or too late in the day, even though on the websites it says they are open for business, they are not. we waited in line for 20 minutes...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2016

In spite of the hardness of the city there are certain building like this that are worthy to see. The patios, the murals, it is one of the best example of colonial domestic spaces in Colombia, a fine building that you cannot see in Bogotá.

Thank German R
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I had visited this historic building more than thirty years ago and this time I found that the gardens are very well kept, and that it should be one of the places every one should visit when they come to Tunja.

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Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

We walked into this place and met a a lady and an old man who were itching to help us in this small city. They arranged for the resident Tourist policeman to show us around. There was no cost. A private tour followed by the...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2015

Tunja is the only place in Colombia where you can see multiple homes from the 16th century. They provide a fascinating glimpse into the private lives of the well-off Spanish who first arrived in this territory. This magnificent mansion is next door to the Cathedral...More

1  Thank polkaparty
Reviewed 10 July 2015

The home of one of the city founders, this classic home from the 1500's gives amazing insight to how the upper crust lived. Definitely worth a few hours - this historic house has plenty of interesting artifacts and architectural features. The home has a nicely...More

Thank Jim S
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