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Parque Caldas, Popayan

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Step away from the hustle and bustle of the city and head to Parque Caldas, a picturesque, verdant, and vibrant plaza at the heart of town. With a history dating back to the beginnings of the city of Popayan itself in 1537, the park has since undergone renovation to become the modernised and metropolitan green space it is today. Vendors along the sidewalks offer refreshingly cool drinks or regional snacks if you get peckish. Pay special attention to the gleaming white colonial buildings that flank the plaza on all sides. Add Parque Caldas and other attractions to your Popayan trip itinerary using our Popayan vacation generator.
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  • We walked 3 blocks from our Hotel Arcada Payanesa, twice per day in each of our 3 day visit. Its 480 year history includes a marketplace, place of Colonial execution, and today, a wonderful escape fro...  more »
  • Around Parque Caldas, you see the wonderful Popayan. City low white buildings gives you a great experience of a colonial city. Despite the earthquake in 1983, the city is wonderful to see.
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  • Main square, concentrates the main buildings and the best architectural ensemble of the city. The center of the square it's no big deal, however, must be the starting point for walks in the region.
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  • Lindo parque, bien conservado
  • amazing! really lively during the day and calm during the night
  • Love this city!
  • Beautiful town square!
  • Big, clean and organized!