Puente del Humilladero, Popayan

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Visit Puente del Humilladero to see one of the most famous structures in Popayan. Eleven arches hold up this 19th-century brick bridge, which measures 240 m (787 ft) in length. According to legend, only the rich were allowed to cross the bridge, while the poor had to use the paths beneath. Add Puente del Humilladero to your Popayan travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Popayan trip itinerary builder .
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  • Not far from the parque, at the end of one of its streets, I found this place by the river to be a pleasant surprise and a nice change from the usual views of the central plazas. You can continue from...  more »
  • It is a great place for a day of eating and running around the city to rest. There are events and people meets for sports or artistic exhibitions... the photos come out great and of course if you walk there history reaches, I like is very quiet and safe.
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  • place very populous and ill repute of the night fallen little interest a few souvenir sellers all around
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  • Lindo lugar para fotos, los grafitis han dañado la vista de la ciudad colonial
  • A strong piece of colonial arquitecture used to be the main entrance to the down town. It's a mixture of nature and colonial style perfect to relax, read and walk around.
  • Excellent place to walk and have a picnic. Very safe a secure area during the day. Caution at night as some unsavoury characters were lurking about. Beautifully maintained colonial architecture
  • Views and nice place to walk and sightseeing
  • Historical place, was build in 1873.

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