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Bogota to Villa De Leyva Bus
From Bogota to Villa de Leyva there are 99 mi (159 km) and the travel takes an average of 3 hours. The terrestrial transportation company xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx covers this route, providing bus tickets on various rates and schedules so the user can make his choice. Villa de Leyva stands out for its huge main stone pavement square and its buildings of colonial style that transport the traveller to other period, besides that the strong winds of the area allow a spectacle of kites in August and a ostrich farm on the surroundings, enough reasons to travel. The climate of Villa de Leyva is temperate and warm, presents an average temperature of 62.6 °F (17 °C) and has two rainy seasons, from March to May and from September to November.
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Bogota is the capital of Colombia, situated at 2640 m a.s.l. The city is known as the "Athens of South America" due to its great numer of museums, theaters, libraries and cultural activities. It is the third most elevated city in South America, behind (La Paz and Quito). In your journey through Bogota you will enjoy the historical tour along streets that combine modernity with colonial architechture. Bogota is well known for its cultural events like the International Book Fair and the "Festivales al Parque", which are attended by both national and international tourists. The Gold Museum, the National Observatory, the Colpatria Tower and the Botanical Garden José Celestino Mutis, the old La Candelaria Barrios are all must see destinations for all tourists. We hope yiy enjoy your historical and cultural adventure in Bogota!
About Villa de Leyva
Villa de Leyva is a city located in the Boyacá Department. It was founded as Villa de Santa María de Leyva in 1572, and it is known for the preservation of its historical heritage from the colonial era, as well for the archeological remains that date to the prehistoric times.Specialists have concluded that the area was originally a primordial sea in the Cretacic era which was inhabited by several species of dinosaurs. Several museums and institutions research and exhibit the archeological remains that have been found so far.During the colonial times the city became an important town that was renowned for its wheat production. The town began to be abandoned by the end of the XVIIIth century, but halfway through the XXth president Gustavo Rojas Pinillas declared the city as an historical monument and pushed forward several policies for the recovery of its historical heritage. Thanks to this kind of iniciatives, Villa de Leyva is now a must see destination for everyone interested in visiting Colombia.