Villa de Leyva, Colombia – A typical colonial entrance to an inn facing a street, in the 16th century town of Villa de Leyva in Colombia, South America. It is an example of colonial Spanish architecture. Founded in 1572 and located at just over 7000 feet above sea level on the Andes Mountains, Villa de Leyva was declared a National Monument in 1954 to protect it’s colonial architecture and heritage. It is located in the Department of Boyaca, in Colombia. Photo shot in the morning sunlight; horizontal format. No people.