Lost City

Teyuna Archaeological Park, Colombia

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The Lost City is a magical place that is in the depths of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Tayrona community inhabited this area more than 2,000 years ago, and they developed their civilization and built complex architectural structures turning this place “Teyuna” in a regional centre.

Until about 400 years ago the Tayronas were pressured by the Spanish conquerors to leave the Lost City leaving its trail through history in this magical place.

Actualmente Ciudad Perdida se encuentra restaurada y aquí en Expotur te ofrecemos el mejor servicio de tour para que tu paso por el legendario camino a la Ciudad Perdida, sea la mejor experiencia que puedas tener.

History

The beginning of the occupation of the Lost City – or Teyuna, in the indigenous language can be located about 2,000 years ago, when the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta began to be populated.

1,000 years ago some of these settlements grew in size and architectural complexity, and formed along Teyuna center of regional importance. In the Archaeological Park Teyuna more than 200 stone structures, such as roads, stairs, canals, houses, storage areas, plazas and ceremonial buildings are appreciated. Teyuna was inhabited for several centuries before the Spanish arrived, until about 400 years ago when the Tayrona abandoned due to pressure from the Europeans.

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