Free tour

Experience in the Comuna 13 ( Free walking tour made by locals)

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on July 30, 2018

My name is Leandro, I live in Comuna 13, we are a local guides who loves meeting people from all around the world, we have a lot of experience as a tour guides due to we've been working on this for long time, just let us give you the best experience:) We are very passionate and we are excited to make our work, for sure! you are going to enjoy this tour so much; you will see art, culture and get the history of the Comuna 13, with local guides as well. we are very friendly, we like to meet new people from all over the world and show our city with quality and love.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

Hello travelers, Today is a newn day full of history, transformation and culture! 

We invite you to know our Comuna 13 in Medellin. A place that, because of its location, had become the most dangerous sector in the world. We will tell you what really happened in this area, why the rebel groups came to the (COMUNA 13), and how all the armed conflict was generated, in the sector. We will tell you the process and details of the 24 military operations in Comuna 13, which began in 1998 and ended in 2002; including the two largest operations, Operation Marshal and Operation Orion, we will culminate by talking about the Social Transformation. For this reason, Comuna 13 of Medellin has become one of the most visited places in Antioquia and Colombia. That's why we'll tell you. The Genesis, Exodus and social transformation of my neighborhood through culture, art, graffiti, the Street dance show and many more things, that you will discover in this interesting experience 


There is no fixed price, you decide what you want to pay at the end of the experience. We recommend a base contribution from $30.000 per person. Since with this contribution we can pay the platform and also the tour guides. With your contribution you contribute to our growth as professional tour guides as we dedicate ourselves 100% to this 

We are a group of local tour guides from Comuna 13! 


Join us on this interesting tour and experience of Comuna 13, and enjoy one of the best escalators in the world for its properties. As soon as we are in the tourism sector, we will have a wonderful walking tour. We will see many beautiful things like: graffiti mural, colorful houses inside, art galleries, museums, and of course 2 spectacular viewpoints to see almost all of Medellin. 


We will also make 4 stops on this walking tour to talk about the history and current events related to Medellin and its beautiful places. 


Recommendations: The meeting point is at the main entrance of the San Javier metro station. We wear a red T-shirt and a red umbrella that says (Guru Walk and World Lion Tour) according to the logo. 

Wear the mask

Bring disinfectant alcohol 

Bring water 

Bring an umbrella in case of rain 

Bring sunscreen 

Arrive 10 minutes early 

Bring cash for the bus 

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Cl 45 9846 Medelln Antioquia Colombia
    Cl 45 9846 Medelln Antioquia Colombia
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    San Javier Metro Station - Main Entrance (not in the cable car or cable car) We wear a red cap, a red T-shirt and a red umbrella with the inscription (World Lion Tour).

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Estación metro san javier
  • 2
    Outside visit
    20 de julio
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Cremas Doña Alba
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Escaleras Electricas Comuna 13
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Café Aroma de barrio

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Álvaro 19 Jul 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
Daniel ha sido espectacular. La manera de contarlo desde su experiencia propia ha sido incomparable. Trato muy cercano y conmovedor con la forma de expresar y narrar la historia de la Comuna 13. Experiencia inmejorable con Daniel.
Daniela 17 Jul 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
Daniel es un guía fantástico, hace que el tour se vuelva interesante y que te sientas parte del espacio. Enhorabuena por su trabajo
Natalia 16 Jul 2024

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Travelled alone - Jul 2024
Muy interesante. Que lo hagan guías locales es un plus. Santiago tenía información propia, paciencia, amabilidad y un gran respeto por su Komuna y por el turismo. Muy recomendable
Ronja 06 Jul 2024

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Travelled in group - Jul 2024
We really enjoyed the tour. Our tour guide Laura was very good and was able to show us many beautiful places in Comuna 13. We would totally recommend it.
Helena 05 Jul 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
Un tour muy inspirador, sobre todo porque está hecho por guías locales. Interesante la historia de la Comuna que nos contaron al inicio, lástima que durante el resto del recorrido no hayamos podido parar en más ocasiones a contar más datos históricos importantes y seguramente curiosos.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 30 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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