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Interesting Places: El Hotel del Salto in Colombia

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The Tequendama Falls Museum of Biodiversity and Culture (Spanish: Casa Museo Salto de Tequendama Biodiversidad y Cultura) is an upcoming museum in San Antonio del Tequendama, Colombia. The museum overlooks Tequendama Falls on the Bogotá River. Before renovation, the building was an abandoned hotel, known as the Tequendama Falls Hotel (Hotel Salto del Tequendama) and was rumored to be haunted.

“The Tequendama jump is a natural waterfall of Colombia , located in the province of Tequendama in the Department of Cundinamarca . It is located approximately 30 miles southwest of Bogota… […] In 1897 he opened the first hydroelectric Colombia whose name is The Charquito using the Bogota River water before the jump. By 1928 opens “The Hotel del Salto” a luxury accommodation next to the drop, which shows the great interest represented by then. In 1940 work began on the dam reservoir Muña that the river in the municipality of Bogotá Sibate, with the large and disorderly growth of the capital Bogota River and its tributaries were contaminated. The whole of the hydroelectric dam Charquito and Muna, made the leap lost much of its flow more serious water pollution, caused the jump Tequendama lost much of its attraction, leading to closure of the luxury accommodation which is currently abandoned.

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