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Simon Bolivar visited Mompox several times

Modest, stone monument stands on Rio Magdalena riverside in the city center marking dates when... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2016
skoczmd
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Warsaw, Poland
Memorial to an important piece of Latin American history

This stone sits on the banks of the Magdalena River on the alborrada (riverside road) of Mompox. It... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2015
SeeColombia
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Bogota, Colombia
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7 Jan 2018
“Just A Monument”
4 Jul 2016
“If you do not know the history it is just a stone”
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Mompos | Calle de la Albarrada, Mompos 132560, Colombia
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

On the main tourist path, this is just a monolith documenting the visits of Simon Bolivar to this town. Nothing more. Tourist guides wax lyrical but you need only two minutes to appreciate this. Can't miss it though. Follow the waterfront path!

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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Shame on me, but I do not share the same cultural background as the Colombians and cannot fully understand the importance of this person. That is why this stone is, well, just a stone. You will pass it anyway when walking along the river so...More

Thank Mas6807
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Modest, stone monument stands on Rio Magdalena riverside in the city center marking dates when Bolivar was arriving and leaving Mompox.The most influencial man in modern history of Latin America visited Mompox several times. Look out for that inconspicuous artifact you should not miss in...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2015

This stone sits on the banks of the Magdalena River on the alborrada (riverside road) of Mompox. It commemorates the various times that Simon Bolivar came to the town, of which he once said: "If I owe my life to Caracas, I owe my glory...More

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