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Zaquencipa Astronomical Observatory

Via de Santa Sofia | 14. 5 Km de Villa de Leyva, Close to Ecce Homo Monastery, Boyaca, Colombia
+57 310 2614456
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Charming place

It's a different place to go in Villa de Leyva, the owners are charming and the place is cozy. The... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
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Great little place to see and learn aboit stats

This is a family run place where very knowleagable people show you in a wonderful sky stars, the... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2015
cintiafsampaio
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Fortaleza, CE
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At the place you can visit the astronomical observatory that has on it one of the biggest telescopes on the country, furthermore it is also open to the public the Space Museum that counts with a huge collection of scale models of the space travel history, at the en but not less important it is also possible to visit the planetarium. If you required a special time for your visit it is possible to contact the owner and he can do it with pleasure.
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Feb 12, 2017
“Charming place ”
Jan 24, 2015
“Great little place to see and learn aboit stats”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Via de Santa Sofia | 14. 5 Km de Villa de Leyva, Close to Ecce Homo Monastery, Boyaca, Colombia
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+57 310 2614456
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Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

It's a different place to go in Villa de Leyva, the owners are charming and the place is cozy. The night we went we could only see the moon and another star, the rest of the time they showed us the museum and told us...More

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Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

This is a family run place where very knowleagable people show you in a wonderful sky stars, the constelations and a small museum! We had a wonderful time! The sky was very clear and we got to see a comet! I would really reccomend this...More

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Ricardo C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Zaquencipa Astronomical Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2016

Thank you for your opinion, It was a pleasure to have you here, hope to see you again,

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Reviewed January 12, 2015

Our best experience in Colombia so far. Not a huge tourist hub, a small hidden gem in Villa de Leyva. It is a privately owned observatory managed by passionate astronomers. With the bright skies of Villa de Leyva, the whole sky was easily observable. Orion,...More

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Ricardo C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Zaquencipa Astronomical Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2016

Thank you very much, this kind os opinions are the ones that make our work a daily pleasure. hope to see you again soon.

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