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Spectacular jewel of Colombia

Beautiful palace house, full of treasure chests of various epochs and cultures such as Arabic... read more

Reviewed February 9, 2017
Uscategui
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Vitoria-Gasteiz
A museum that should not be missed when you come to Tunja

From my perspective, this is one museum that should not be missed by anyone that comes to Tunja... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2016
LuisJorgePerez
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Bogota, Colombia
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Feb 9, 2017
“Spectacular jewel of Colombia”
Nov 11, 2016
“this would be 5 stars but for the odd-kept hours”
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Reviewed February 9, 2017

Beautiful palace house, full of treasure chests of various epochs and cultures such as Arabic, Castilian and Indian Chibcha. Space to feel and enjoy history and culture.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed November 11, 2016

once we actually got in to see the place, i really enjoyed it. but we had 2 days of frustration trying to catch it when it was open. the firs day, we got there at 330pm and it was supposed to close at 4pm, but...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed March 24, 2016

From my perspective, this is one museum that should not be missed by anyone that comes to Tunja, since it has some of the best kept ceiling paintings from the XVI and XVII centuries, plus other important museum pieces from the XVIII and XIX centuries.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank LuisJorgePerez
Reviewed December 19, 2015

The 16th-cent. ceiling paintings in this home pre-date those found in the Casa del Fundador Gonzalo Suarez Rendon, which is around the corner. The humanist themes--including cavemen, wild animals and mythology--add complexity to our understanding of the first European inhabitants of this area. You simply...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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