About Villa de Leyva

Villa de Leyva is a municipality in Colombia located in the Ricaurte Province Department of Boyacá , is located 40 km west of Tunja department capital. It was founded in 1572 with the name of Villa de Santa María de Leyva and recognized as a national monument in 1954. 2 is characterized by preserved colonial-style architecture, and for its varied landscapes ranging from rural area of wasteland with their births and water reservoirs to the area deserted . Also remarkable is the