Policarpa Salavarrieta House

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Guaduas

Birthplace of a heroine of Independence

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Policarpa Salavarrieta House

Two bedrooms, a lounge, a kitchen, and a patio make up the house where Policarpa Salavarrieta lived. She helped spread ideas of independence and was shot in Santa Fe (now Bogotá) on November 14, 1817 by Spanish troops. Her house in Guaduas is now a museum, where you can see objects like mills, basins, spoons, and jars dating from the eighteenth century.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

On the itinerary in Guaduas: visiting the house where Policarpa Salavarrieta, the heroine of Independence, was born, and enjoying the view from Capira Stone.