The Puente de Boyacá (in English: Bridge of Boyacá) is a small bridge located at the Pan-American Highway, 110 km east of Bogotá and 14 km west from Tunja in a valley, crossing Teatinos River. Several monuments have been erected in the surroundings to commemorate the historic battle of August 7, 1819, known as the Battle of Boyacá, which granted independence to New Granada.

The Boyacá Bridge
Von Miller Monument
Teatinos River

The bridge was built in the early 18th century, and was dedicated as National Monument and Memorial of Independence in 1920.

Commemorative monuments edit

Near the bridge are located the following secondary monuments:

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5°27′02″N 73°25′49″W / 5.45056°N 73.43028°W / 5.45056; -73.43028