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Nature, beautiful architecture and history

The ruins are truly magnificent and should be a UNESCO heritage site. There is so much history here... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2017
Lola F
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Ancient and beautiful location

Words cannot describe how pleasantly peaceful, serene and beautiful the ruinas de engombe are... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2016
kitana12121
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10 Feb 2017
“Nature, beautiful architecture and history ”
21 Jul 2016
“Ancient and beautiful location ”
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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

The ruins are truly magnificent and should be a UNESCO heritage site. There is so much history here and nature!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Lola F
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Words cannot describe how pleasantly peaceful, serene and beautiful the ruinas de engombe are. These ancient ruins which includes a palace , church and another few unknown buildings that I am not aware of are truly magical.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank kitana12121
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Getting there is easy by the 6 de Noviembre Highway, just before the toll plaza. The access road is little bumby, but once you get there you will forget that. The complex is nice and restored. Is an acient colonial sugarmill with a big house,...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank OscarD18395
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

These ancient ruins are hard to find and are located within the Mirador Oeste Park. The name Engombe comes from the African Bantu language word “ngombe”, meaning “cattle” or “cow”. In the 16th century the palace was owned by the Genoese Pedro Vázquez de Mella...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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