"Juniniar" is the term used by the people of Medellín for the action of crossing Junín Street in the center. "Juniniar" means walking, making friends, buying items and tasting sweets and cakes.
It is a landmark landmark of the city of Medellin, which was built upon the already non-existent Teatro Junín and Hotel Europa. The building design resembles the needle of a textile shuttle.
Astor Confectionery Shop
It is a traditional place located in Junín promenade sometimes used as a meeting point, or to take the traditional algo (afternoon tea) or simply to enjoy the famous moritos, its exquisite pastries or incomparable tangerine juice.
For more than half a century, it has been recognized as a meeting point to enjoy the gastronomy with its famous Argentinian empanada, for a get-together, to watch soccer games and enjoy tango music, concepts that are rooted in Argentina’s culture.
Mi Viejo Pueblo Artisan Center
Mi Viejo Pueblo (My Old Town) as it is commonly called by locals, is the perfect place to buy souvenirs and have a memento to take home of the city. There, you may find a wide range of items that you can buy from crafts, clothing, jewelry to household appliances and gastronomy.
It is located in the middle of downtown. It has been a meeting point for locals. The park was named in honor of the liberator Simon Bolivar. It is the ideal place for San Alejo, the famous craft market held on the first Saturday of each month.
Metropolitan Cathedral of Medellín
The Metropolitan Cathedral of Medellin, officially "Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception of Mary" or commonly called the "Metropolitan", is regarded as the largest construction made with solid brick because it was built with 1,120,000 bricks. It was declared a National Monument of Colombia on March 12, 1982.
It is located in the southeast side of Bolivar Park. It came into operation in 1945 and after arduous restoration conducted by the Secretariats of Civic Culture and Education together with the logistic and technological management of the Center, the theater re-opened its doors to the public in 2007.