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Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino

Av. del Libertador, sin numero | Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, Santa Marta, Colombia
+57 5 4331021
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This final home of Simon Bolivar contains a museum housing works of art from countries he helped liberate.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Av. del Libertador, sin numero | Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, Santa Marta, Colombia
+57 5 4331021
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Old Quintana where Bolivar died. Too bad none of the told functioning equipment for processing sugar cane and fermenting rum exists. Some of the told trees have died and have not been properly pruned. The rose garden in the surrounding botanical garden had zero roses....More

Thank janefahlman
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

It is a lovely place... Surrounded by lush centenary trees that will shelter your walk as you are transported back to the times of the independence. Teens from a local high school vulnerable to aid you with your tour to the last of Bolívar's hours...More

1  Thank Paola L
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I enjoyed the history tour. A very informative historical site from the very beginnings of present day Colombia.

Thank BR M
Reviewed 22 February 2017

In the top 5 for Santa Marta. Someone said in another review that Santa Marta is a "scruffy " city. I would agree with this and this makes Quinta well worth the visit. Beautiful grounds and a nice mix of history and nature. My husband...More

Thank rjbonica
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Went at the weekend and the art museum area all closed. Botanical gardens are a complete rundown mess - nothing worth looking at - not irrigated and completely neglected. Absolutely terrible. That only leaves a very small area to look around and certainly not worth...More

Thank Cacela1
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Walked here from our hotel. Quite interesting place. Good gardens with very big iguanas. Simon Bolivar is everywhere and this is the place where he died.

1  Thank karina d
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great spot to wander around and cheap for entrance fee. Drought conditions when we were there, so ponds, botanical gardens dry, but pleasant to walk around, with some beautiful, incredibly old trees. This hacienda, where Simon Bilivar died, has some interesting parts, from statues to...More

1  Thank Roseanne B
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A shrine to Simon Bolivar who spent his last days before dying of TB here. Nice historic house in lovely grounds, and a hall to honour the man similar to the Lincoln memorial in Washington DC.

1  Thank Richard C
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Excellent place to the people concerned about Colombian history. With very old huge trees, a place where a great man, and excellent miltar( gave freedom to five countries: Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador Peru y Bolivia, from spanish colonialism), surrounded by few personal friends gave away his...More

Thank Eduardo H
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This place is a must when in Santa Marta. It's a historical place, truly important to the country's culture. After buying your tickets, you'd be given a guide. They are teenagers doing social work (required to graduate from high school). You are told that the...More

1  Thank jeezlinachill
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Response from Lssah2013 | Reviewed this property |
It's a museum and art gallery mate. If you are looking for a good hostel that is fairly close to this place then try the Drop Bear Hostel. It is a good hostel, great staff and good location. The owner Gabriel will give you... More