Hoteles Villa de Leyva

Holy Monastery Eccehomo

This monastery of the religious community The Dominicans, was built in the seventeenth century, for this congregation to monks who would like a secluded retreat since back then, the only way to get to  this place, was through dirt roads. it was founded in March 1620 this place was also headquarters in one of the wars of independence of Colombia for the years 1816, today it is restored and is open to the public every day, you can appreciate the architectural beauty of that era, it is located 13 km of Villa de Leyva, reaching the town of Santa Sofia. His name is given in honor of Santo eccehomo painting that was obtained during a foray to Rome city.