Alpujarra station

Alpujarra is the twelfth station on Medellín Metro from north to south.[1] It is located in the center of the municipality of Medellín and is adjacent to La Alpujarra Administrative Center, which it is named after. Alpujarra is also located near the Barefoot Park,[2] the Medellín Metropolitan Theatre, the Interactive Museum EPM, and Plaza Cisneros.[3] The station was opened on 30 November 1995 as part of the inaugural section of Line A, from Niquía to Poblado.[4]

Alpujarra

Estación Alpujarra
Metro de Medellín, Colombia, 2006.jpg
LocationCarrera 51 # 41-43, Medellín
Colombia
Coordinates6°14′35″N 75°34′17″W / 6.24306°N 75.57139°W / 6.24306; -75.57139Coordinates: 6°14′35″N 75°34′17″W / 6.24306°N 75.57139°W / 6.24306; -75.57139
Services
Preceding station   Medellín Metro   Following station
toward Niquía
Line A
toward La Estrella

The station is adjacent to the San Juan Avenue, a road that crosses the city from east to west central downtown and that provides easy access from Buenos Aires to the east with La Américan to the west. It is also on Bolívar Avenue, leading from downtown to the South Highway that goes to the southwest of Colombia.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jens Porup (15 September 2010). Lonel Colombia. Lonely Planet. p. 206. ISBN 978-1-74220-326-3.
  2. ^ Rough Guides (2 August 2012). The Rough Guide to South America On A Budget. Rough Guides. p. 481. ISBN 978-1-4053-9213-6.
  3. ^ Christopher Baker (2012). National Geographic Traveler: Colombia. National Geographic Society. pp. 168. ISBN 978-1-4262-0950-5.
  4. ^ Schwandl, Robert. "Medellín". urbanrail.

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