Medellín, city of contrasts

Duration: 3h and 30min
Languages: Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on December 18, 2017

My name is Juan David and I am a historian of the University of Antioquia, so in the tours I seek to explain how the city has evolved, what problems it has and what solutions have been implemented. I also try to show you places outside the tourist circuits that include visits to the high and central districts, viewpoints, library parks, universities, problematic areas of the city, alternative gastronomic centers, etc. Although all this I can adapt to the expectations, places and stories that want to know Medellin.

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

If you want to visit the city of Medellín with its history, cuisine and social nuances, do not hesitate to attend the tours we organize for the most representative places in the city. In the guide you will have the opportunity to know what is behind each building, monument or space, observe the contrasts of the streets, marvel at the classic art, urban and muralism of the city, discover the social and urban transformation that has turned Medellín In one of the best tourist destinations in the world, understand the social conflict that ravaged the city, interact with popular neighborhoods symbols of the change experienced in Medellin and highlight the projects of architectural, technological, urban, and social innovation that Medellín is undertaking. 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 m (Approx.) - Visit to the historic center of Medellín. (Berrio Park, Candelaria Church, Pedro Nel Gómez mural, Palace of Culture, Botero Park) 12: 00m - 12:15 on the way to the San Antonio del Tranvía station 12:15 - 12:40 p.m. - Metrocable 12:40 - 1:10 p.m. - Arrival at the East Tram Station The tour includes: Berrio Park, Botero Park, Palace of Culture, Travia, Metrocable (symbol of social and urban transformation of Medellin), urban art and incredible viewpoints. To attend you should only have the money of your expenses and a contribution at the end of the tour. Postscript: the tours are conducted under the modality of Walking Tour, under no circumstances is private transportation handled in this mode (please if you do not like to walk do not take this tour). In addition, the days with too much rain will not carry out the guide, since it would be impossible to mobilize, only alternative activities will be carried out as far as possible, although there is always the possibility of reprogramming the route. we appreciate your understanding.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Cl 51 5051 Medelln Antioquia Colombia
    Cl 51 5051 Medelln Antioquia Colombia
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    ​Once you arrive at the Parque Berrio station of the Medellín Metro you should wait at the south exit on the Dunkin Donust. RECUERDA: para que el tour le sea realizado A MÁS TARDAR 45min ANTES DEL TOUR DEBES CONFIRMAR TU ASISTENCIA AL WHATSAPP +573015678026 Y/O AL CORREO medellincityofcontrasts@gmail.com

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Berrio Park
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Botero Square
  • 3
    Outside visit
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Ayacucho Tram.
  • 5
    Outside visit
    The saw
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Metro Cable Line M - Station Trece De Noviembre

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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Monica 09 Jun 2024

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
Le tour a été super intéressant. Daniel est un guide passionné et dynamique.
Tania 09 May 2024

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Travelled in family - May 2024
Daniel was a great guide, very informative and a super nice and very humble person.
Marco 09 May 2024

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Gurú muy instruido!!, ágil, dinámico, preocupado en todo momento del grupo!! Felicitaciones!!
Sonia 06 May 2024

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Un recorrido muy completo. La oportunidad de reconocer más de fondo sobre la historia y la transformación de Medellín
Ana Paula 01 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Después de varios días haciendo tours por diferentes ciudades por fin encontramos el tipo de tour que buscábamos. Daniel conoce muy bien la historia de su ciudad y supo transmitirla a la perfección. Al haber sido las únicas asistentes al tour ese día pudimos conversar con él y hacer todas las preguntas que teníamos, convirtiendo el tour en un intercambio de opiniones. Sin duda recomendamos este tour a todo el que pase por Medellín, para que conozcan la esencia de la ciudad.
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires 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
Only cash payment is accepted.
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