About 16km south of Tunja on the main road back to Bogotá is a reconstructed colonial-era bridge, El Puente de Boyacá, commemorating the Battle of Boyacá of August 7, 1819, which cleared the way for Bolívar and his freedom fighters to march triumphantly into Bogotá. Any Bogotá–Tunja bus will drop you off/pick you up (provided there’s room).

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