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Casa de la Cultura Piedra del Sol and Archaeological Museum - Museum Bucaramanga - Colombia

The Casa de la Cultura Piedra del Sol takes its name from a mysterious piece sheltered within its courtyard: a boulder carved with spirals and circles. The creators of this work were the Guane, a Chibcha-speaking nation that occupied the Santander region from the seventh century B.C. to the 16th century A.D. Inside, the Museo Arqueológico Regional Piedra del Sol, also known as Museo Arqueológico de los Guanes, presents an impressive collection of textiles, pottery, jewelry and others objects in well-displayed exhibits with excellent explanations on their use and significance. Unfortunately, the Spanish-only descriptions lack information.

Location:

Carrera 7, Nº4-35


Floridablanca, Bucaramanga , Colombia

Museum

Getting There

From Bucaramanga, take any buseta that says “Floridablanca” ($0.60, 45 minutes); in the center they pass by Parque de Santos on Calle 22. From Floridablanca’s main plaza, walk up Calle 5 to Carrera 7 and turn right. The Centro Cultural is about mid

Price Description:

Casa de la Cultura—free; Museo Arqueológico Regional Piedra del Sol—children $0.25, adults $0.50

Relative price: Budget

Travel Skills: None

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Currencies accepted
Colombian Peso










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