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Casa Terracota

Villa de leyva, Villa de Leyva, Colombia
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Creative

Casa Terracota a house made of clay, big pottery piece created by Colombian Architect Octavio... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Claudia A
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Must Go!

Amazing project. The owner, out of Bogota, has been working on this unique gem for 24 years... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Panama2011_2
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Panama City, Panama
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  • Excellent46%
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  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“minute walk” (4 reviews)
“clay house” (5 reviews)
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Villa de leyva, Villa de Leyva, Colombia
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"minute walk"
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"clay house"
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"unique building"
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"amazing house"
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"within walking distance"
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"unique place"
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"fun stop"
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"gaudi's la pedrera"
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"main town"
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"interesting details"
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"walk around"
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"worth a visit"
in 7 reviews
"red clay"
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"on site"
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"great place to visit"
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"half an hour"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Casa Terracota a house made of clay, big pottery piece created by Colombian Architect Octavio Mendoza Morales. Beautiful kitschy with wonderfully executed interiors. He uses porcelain tiles, stained glass, wrought iron to create a wonderful livable space. A must see.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing project. The owner, out of Bogota, has been working on this unique gem for 24 years. AMAZING is all we can say. Off the beaten path, but well worth the effort...$3.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No. It is not an original place. If you have seen buildings made by Gaudi you know it. Please don't compare this place to the master pieces made by Gaudi.Casa Terracota is just a small house made out of clay with some interesting iron and...More

Thank Margarita703
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The house is totally built by human hands, in terracota and without a structure under, in wood or steel! It won second place in an international competition of architecture in 2000, in Paris. Every detail is very creative and the house is fully functional! Amazing...More

Thank Maristela G M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our visit. Very interesting to walk around and see something different. Came away very inspired.

Thank Katherine C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This house is said to be the biggest structure ever built in terracotta. It belongs to a local architect. The house is original. Everything is made from cooked clay, including part of the furniture. It has strong similarities with some of Gaudi’s work. A most...More

Thank Yves B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quirky, but interesting. Short walk outside of town. We enjoyed going. Nice view of the surrounding country, clean, upscale nighborhood. There happened to be a rainbow framing the house when we went, so it looked like the cover of a fantasy novel.

Thank pecoskid
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit - the architecture is quite impressive and has airs of Gaudí's work in certain areas with the obvious red clay that is found in the area. Tour of the house is very well done by the guide and he provides great...More

Thank whlnatalia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here by foot from the center (15 minutes) and were impressed by this building. From the outside it doesn’t look very big but form the inside you’ll be amazed of the space. I really could live in a house like this, all the...More

Thank ReisDNA
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

A very unique and different place to go. Every single corner of the house is different and amusing. Only imagining that someone build it and was living in there is like a surreal! You can go horse riding to enhance the experience!

Thank Catquintero
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