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. Make Parque Caldas a centerpiece of your Popayan vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Popayan road trip site .
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  • Very quiet and typical. Its possible to meet local musicians and listen to them and has little. Very typical and quiet. It is possible to meet local musicians and listen to them a bit.
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  • Room quiet, friendly people, beautiful architecture and beautiful religious temples. All hotels, banking, and gastronomic services at hand. Pleasant walking tours.
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  • peaceful and beautiful central very nice park in centre of Popoyan easy stroll day or evening let s enjoy  more »
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  • Remarkable history and a statue dedicated to one of Colombia's great hero's in the war of independence. Must visit site when in Popayan.
  • Sunday afternoon is a nice day to visit this place, you may enjoy a good coffee at Juan Valdez Cafe
  • Very nice square. I loved the Christmas lights.
  • Beautiful place, colonial structure. Excellent for taking pictures
  • Gorgeous ancient trees, city's landmark

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