Villa de Leyva, Colombia: Colonial Spanish Architecture

Villa de Leyva, Colombia: Colonial Spanish Architecture

Detail of colonial Spanish architecture in the town of Villa de Leyva in Colombia. Founded in 1572 and located at just over 7000 feet above sea level on the Andes Mountains, the whole town was declared a National Monument in 1954 to protect it’s colonial architecture and heritage. It is located in the Department of Boyaca, in the South American country of Colombia. Photo shot in the morning sunlight; vertical format.

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