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Medellin to Popayan Bus
Medellin is away from Popayan 343 mi (552 km), which take about 10 hours on the highway 25, travelling by bus. The terrestrial transportation company that cover this route is xxxxxxxxxx, providing bus tickets at diverse rates and schedules, depending on the service chosen by the traveller. The buses leave from the terminal xxxxx of Medellin, destination to the terminal xxxx located in Popayan. This municipality stands out for having the bigger historic and colonial center in Colombia and has a recognized gastronomic level. The climate in Popayan is temperate and warm, due to the thermal floors and has an annual average temperature of 64 °F (17.8 °C). It's a place that has constant rains, being July and August the driest months. Our recommendation is that you take your raincoat and umbrella if you visit Popayan, since those clothes will be useful.
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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.
Asunción de Popayán is a colombian municipality, capital of Cauca department. It’s located in the Pubenza valley, between Central and Western Cordillera to the southwest of the country. It’s one of the oldest and best preserved cities in America. This city is well known for its colonial architecture that is still preserved, it has 236 blocks of Historic Sector.Popayán was founded in 1537 by the Spanish conqueror Sebastián de Belalcázar, who traveled to the south of Colombia in search of the mythical treasure El Dorado. During the Viceroyalty of New Granada, Popayán became a very important city due to the mining and commercial boom, and the arrival of Spanish families of lineage. In 2005, UNESCO declared Popayán the UNESCO city of gastronomy for its historical value and for being an intangible heritage of Colombians. In 2009, the Holy Week processions of this city were designated by UNESCO as a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.