House of Santander

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The House of Santander is the place where the hero of the Colombian independence Francisco de Paula Santander lived his first 13 years.

It's in the locality of Villa del Rosario (Cúcuta), in the 6th km of the International Highway to Venezuela.

Now it is a museum that contains many possessions of Santander, including his uniform and swords. The house is in the Park of the Great Colombia, which also contains the Historic church where the Constitution of Cúcuta was written and signed, and the House of the Bagatela where the Legislative Power worked. The park is 1 hectare in area.

Coordinates: 7°50′01″N 72°27′26″W / 7.83361°N 72.45722°W / 7.83361; -72.45722