This park is located at the northern end of Merida, where a deep valley abruptly cuts into the city. Here you will find two ... More
Parque de Las Cinco Repúblicas
This park is located at the northern end of Merida, where a deep valley abruptly cuts into the city. Here you will find two monuments: to the right is La Columna a Bolívar, or rather a column with the Liberator's bust on top; this was constructed in 1842 and was the first monument ever dedicated to the independence hero. On the left-hand side of the park, there are five flags that represent the five Bolivarian Republics, which are: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. In 1963, samples of soil from all the aforementioned countries were placed here.
To reach this excellent restaurant, keep an eye on the left side of the road as you walk up Avenida
Los Chorros de Milla. The establishment is located within an extensive property surrounded by a huge wall. Missing it ...
Unfortunately, this popular park is somewhat difficult to find if you are a visitor to the city and unfamiliar with
its environs. So, if you come up the Avenida Universidad, look for the entrance to the Santa María Norte ...
For many of Merida's residents, specially those who work in the hotels, restaurants and businesses located in the vicinity, this
is the most beautiful park in the city. This may not be completely true, but it certainly is a ...
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