The Mutis Route

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Guaduas

Birthplace of a heroine of Independence

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Guaduas is not only important as the birthplace of Policarpa Salavarrieta, a courageous woman who gave her life for independence. This town was also the scene of José Celestino Mutis’ research for the Botanical Expedition in 1783. Guaduas is part of the Mutis Route, along with destinations like Honda and Ambalema (both in Tolima).

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

Entering the house where Policarpa Salavarrieta, the heroine of Independence, and enjoying the scenery from the viewpoint of Capira Stone are plans that await travellers arriving in Guaduas.