City Tour History and Transformation of Medellin
Forgotten are the days of the Medellin Cartel. The capital of the department of Antioquia has since changed very much for the better and has undergone a profound transformation.
The pillars of this transformation are education, public transportation and social urban planning.
During this guided day tour you will get to know different aspects of this process. The highlight will be a visit to Comuna 13, an invasion territory whose residents have suffered greatly from the influence of armed groups and military operations in the past, and is now a showcase of change through local community collaboration and the youth hip hop movement.
You will learn more about Medellin's history and visit the park of lights, National palace and the statues of artist Fernando Botero during a walking tour of Medellin's historic city center.
Duration: aprox. 7 hours it is possible to extend the down town visit with a walking tour to the Bolivar square and metropolitan cathedral and extend up to 8 hours.
- Professional bilingual Tour guide
- Public transport tickets
- Visit Comuna 13 and its graffiti
- Walking tour down town Medellin with visit Light Park, National palace and Botero Square
- Local travel insurance
- not specified expenses
- privat transport for additional fee