Popayan Destination Guide
Explore Popayan in Colombia.
Popayan in the region of Cauca with it's 258,653 inhabitants is a town in Colombia - some 230 mi (or 370 km) South-West of Bogotá, the country's capital city.
Current time in Popayan is now 12:39 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "America / Bogota" with an UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tulcan, Quito, Villavicencio, Timbio, San Isidro or Bernardino. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Santa Barbara, Samanga, Puelenje, Pueblillo, Popayan and El Placer. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Colonial Town Sandramcnicol's photos aro...
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Enjoying the Popayan area Dvrancken's ph...
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Popayan Danandloulou's photos around Pop...
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HostelTrail Popayan's Thermal Spring Bik...
This video tracks the end of the HostelTrail bike tour which takes backpackers up into the indigenous reserve of Coconuco (altitude 2400m) where they can bathe in natural thermal springs and then ride...
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Interesting facts about this location
Francisco José de Caldas
Francisco José de Caldas (4 October 1768 – 28 October 1816) was a Colombian lawyer, naturalist, and geographer who was executed by orders of Pablo Morillo during the Reconquista for being a precursor of the Independence of New Granada.
Located at 2.44, -76.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Popayán Province was first a Spanish jurisdiction under the Royal Audience of Quito, and after the independence one of the provinces of the Cauca Department (Gran Colombia), later becoming the Republic of New Granada. \t\t \t\t\tNueva Granada - Popayán (1810). svg \t\t\t \t\t\t \t\t \t\t \t\t\tProvinciaPopayan. jpg
University of Cauca
The Universidad del Cauca is a public institution of higher education among the 10 best universities in the country, currently in the process of institutional certification and accreditation CNA. Located in the city of Popayán, capital of the department of Cauca, Colombia.
Located at 2.44, -76.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Guillermo León Valencia Airport
Guillermo León Valencia Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Guillermo León Valencia) is an airport serving Popayán, the capital city of the Cauca Department in Colombia.
El morro del tulcán
El Morro del Tulcán (lit. The nose of the Tulcán) is an Indian pyramid in Popayán, Colombia. The pyramid dates to at least 1535, as the Spanish found it abandoned when they arrived in that year. Research suggests that the individuals buried there came from the very top of the social classes of their society. The pyramid was constructed in the pre-Columbian period, approximately between 1600 - 500 BC; the period which is now known as "the Delayed Cacicales Societies".
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