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Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino


History and museums
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tourist attraction, museum, historical landmark



La Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino (Spanish for Quinta of Saint Peter of Alexandria) is an hacienda or quinta built in the 17th century, famous for being the death place of Simón Bolívar on December 17, 1830. At that time, the estate produced rum, honey and panela. The hacienda is located in the corregimiento of Mamatoco within the tourist district of Santa Marta, near the Caribbean sea in northern Colombia. Nowadays it functions as a tourist site, museum and historical landmark.

 


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