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Medellin to Buritica Bus
Medellin is away from Buritica 57 mi (92 km), which take about 3 hours going through the Ruta 62 by bus. Rapido Ochoa and Brasilia are the inter-city bus companies that cover this route, providing bus tickets at low-cost rates, and you can buy them online. The weather in Buritica, architectural and ecologic rich city, is tropical, registering abundant rains throughout the year. The annual average temperature is 69 °F (20.6 °C). We recommend you to be prepared for the rains, bringing an umbrella, boots and a raincoat.
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Medellin is located at 1495 m a.s.l., just 261 mi (420 kms) away from the capital Bogota. It is known as "The eternal spring city" or the "mountain's capital" nicknames that reflect it's attractive weather. It's history stars a number of indigenous tribes that lived on the region since V b.c. The first contact between the spaniards and the people of the Valley of Aburrá happened in 1541, although due to the lack of precious minerals and the resistance from the locals, the area was initially abandoned.In 1616 Medellín was founded with the name of "Poblado de San Lorenzo". In 1826, Medellín was named as capital of the Antioquia department by the National Congress. Modern day Medellín is a prosperous city in constant industrial and social development.
The municipality of Buritica is part of the Antioquia department and takes its name in honour of an indigenous cacique who lived in the area of the catios ethnic group. According to the story, when the cacique was being carried tied by the Spanish to reveal them the hiding place of such a precious gold, the cacique throw himself to the abyss as a bravery action and rebellion, dragging with him his captors, despite the fact that all of them survived. The attractions that you can find at this area are the Templo de San Antonio, declared Architectural Heritage, the Alto de Chochos, which allows an impressive view of the city, the Reserva Ecologica y Arquitectonica Alto del Chocho, besides various houses of interesting architectural style that you will admire from several points of the city. In Buritica you can taste typical dishes from the region as sopa de mondongo (insides soup), the Antioquian chorizo with arepas, a bread of different flavours, diverse roasted meats or a calentao paisa when you wake up in the morning. Among the most representative festivals you have the Fiestas de Razas, Mitos y Leyendas, with figures as the Buritica cacique and Maria Centeno, among others; in June there is the Fiesta de San Antonio de Padua, celebrated to show gratitude for the favours conceded or the traditional Fiestas del Retorno in January, where all the joy is folded out by the settlers of the region and is celebrated with lots of activities during several days. Buritica offers a space where you will find a little of everything, don't hesitate to visit it!