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Pereira Destination Guide

Explore Pereira in Colombia.

Pereira in the region of Risaralda with it's 440,118 inhabitants is a town in Colombia - some 112 mi (or 180 km) West of Bogotá, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Pereira

Current time in Pereira is now 10:53 AM (Thursday). 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: San Cristóbal, Ulloa, Quibdó, Playa Verde, Medellín or Llano Grande. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tribunas, San Vicente, Santa Rosa de Cabal, San Roque, San Joaquin and Combia. 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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Videos

Conferencia 'Territorios Digitales hacia...

26:01 min ( February 27, 2011 by paisdelconocimiento)
Views: 306 - Rating: 5/5

El Presidente de la Fundación País del Conocimiento, Ing. Francisco Javier Roldán Velásquez, expone sobre la evolución de Territorios Digitales hacia Territorios del Conocimiento, aplicando metod...

Hotel Pereira

03:39 min ( October 21, 2011 by alzarac3d)
Views: 1,025 - Rating: 4/5

Animation made for a client in Colombia based on a Hotel that will be builded in Pereira city. This project was done in 45 calendar days by two people, Raul Varela and me (Juan Camilo Alcaraz). Visit ...


Conferencia de Andre Jean-Marc Loechel s...

24:30 min ( February 26, 2011 by paisdelconocimiento)
Views: 220 - Rating: 0/5

El científico europeo André Jean Marc Loechel, Presidente de la Red Europea de Ciudades Digitales y Presidente de la Fondation des Territoires de Demain (Fundación Territorios del Mañana - www.ter...

Conferencia de la académica Laura Garc...

30:50 min ( February 27, 2011 by paisdelconocimiento)
Views: 247 - Rating: 0/5

La científica e investigadora, Dra. Laura García Vitoria, Directora Científica de la Red Europea de Ciudades y de la Fundación de los Territorios del Mañana, Fundadora y Presidenta de la Asociaci...


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Interesting facts about this location

César Gaviria Trujillo Viaduct

The César Gaviria Trujillo Viaduct (Spanish: Viaducto César Gaviria Trujillo) is a cable-stayed bridge connecting the neighbouring cities of Pereira and Dosquebradas in Risaralda, Colombia. It is one of the longest cable-stayed bridges in South America and, at the time of its completion in 1997, ranked 20th in the world. The bridge has a total length of 440 metres, including a central span of 211 metres. There are four traffic lanes and two sidewalks, giving a total width of 26 metres.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 4.81, -75.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Bridges completed in 1997, Bridges in Colombia, Cable-stayed bridges, Landmarks in Colombia, Pereira, Colombia, Risaralda Department, Viaducts

Dosquebradas

Dosquebradas is the second largest city and a municipality in the Risaralda Department, Colombia. As of 2005, it had a population of approximately 200,000 inhabitants. The city is connected by the César Gaviria Trujillo Viaduct to Pereira, the capital of the department. The name of the city literally means "two creeks" (dos quebradas), Santa Teresita and Las Garzas.

More reading: Dosquebradas homepage
Located at 4.81, -75.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Municipalities of Risaralda, Populated places in the Risaralda Department

Matecaña International Airport

Matecaña International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional de Matecaña) is an airport located in the city of Pereira, Colombia. It connects the Risaralda department of Colombia. It also serves the cities of Armenia, Cartago, and Manizales in emergency situations. The airport was built in 1945, and the runway was expanded to its current length between 1966 and 1968. It has one cargo ramp built in 1978.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 4.81, -75.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Colombia, Pereira, Colombia

Estadio Hernán Ramírez Villegas

Estadio Hernán Ramírez Villegas is a multi-purpose stadium in Pereira, Colombia. It is currently used mostly for football matches. It is also the home of Deportivo Pereira. The stadium holds 30,313 people. The stadium was built in 1971. The stadium was under reconstruction for the FIFA U-20 World Cup in 2011. The stadium is going to host some games and is going to hold 40.000 people. An upper tier is being added to the stadium to match with the existing west upper tier.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 4.81, -75.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures completed in 1971, Copa América stadiums, Football venues in Colombia, Multi-purpose stadiums in Colombia, Pereira, Colombia

Santa Rosa de Cabal

Santa Rosa de Cabal is a town and municipality in the Risaralda Department, west central Colombia, on the western slopes of the Andean Cordillera Central. It is a commercial and manufacturing centre for the fertile agricultural and pastoral hinterland. Silkworms are raised in the vicinity, and there are silver, gold, and mercury mines nearby. A thermal pool called "Termales" is open for visitors.

More reading: Santa Rosa de Cabal homepage
Located at 4.81, -75.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Municipalities of Risaralda, Populated places in the Risaralda Department