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Museo Nacional

About 10 blocks north of the Candelaria and in the shadow of the Plaza de Toros stands the Museo Nacional, an easily identified building resembling a fortress that once served as a prison. With more than 20,000 objects and 17 permanent exhibition galleries, the Museo Nacional is well funded and maintained. Be sure to check out the exhibits on Afro-Colombian history and ethnology and one of the many fabulous temporary exhibitions they put on. In previous years the Museum has displayed the Terracotta Army and also the jewels of Sipan. Worth looking into are the free talks on week nights discussing points of historical interest.

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By Richard McColl
With over five years travelling and working in Latin America, Richard feels most at home here in the big Continent. From the former Scottish...
10 Mar 2011

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