Walking tour Medellin: 4 tours you cannot miss
Walking tour Medellin: historic side of the city
If you want to learn about the history of Medellin, there are 7 spots you cannot miss:
1. Star in Antioquia Railway Station
2. Lights Square
3. Cisneros Square
4. Berrio Park
5. Palace of Culture
6. Botero Square
To make this experience even more interesting, joy a free walking tour located in Alpujarra metro station. Listen to the locals and the stories about the streets, the people and the development that this city has shown in the last decade.
How long? 21 minutes.
Walking tour Medellin: Via Primavera and Via Provenza
If you want to visit the trendiest area in the city, this is the place to go to. Is filled with three-lined streets, shopping malls, tons of exclusive boutiques, and cafes and restaurants. Also, this area has become one of the most cosmopolitan faces of the city.
Located in Zona Rosa of El Poblado, between Vía Primavera and Vía Provenza you will find some of the most famous boutiques and trendy designers, as well as local designers.
On the other hand, if you are interested in trying some food, this is the place. Here you will find a wide range of options, from international cuisine to gastropubs.
Finally, you can’t leave Medellin without trying the coffee. So, don’t forget to visit some of the most famous cafes located in this area and enjoy real Colombian coffee.
How long? The places are too close. So, it depends on you and how much time you will like to spend in this wonderful part of the city.
Walking tour Medellin: Explore the Comuna 13
Infamous for a dark past, the Comuna 13 has rebuilt into a center of development and art. Street artists and local communities have developed social projects that have transformed this neighborhood into a living display of graffiti and art. In San Javier station, you can find multiple free walking tours and guides, most of them born and raised in this Comuna. They can guide you to a different tour full of history.
How long? 3 hours.
Walking tour Medellin: Famous Squares
Medellin characterizes for its color, joy and tradition. Here you can find different squares, parks and cultural centers. In this place the past, the present and, certainly, the future of the city meet. If you want to know some of the most representative places in Medellin, there are three key stops you cannot miss: Nutibara square, Pies Descalzos Park and Pueblito Paisa. To star this walking tour, go to Industriales metro station and from there, walk to the Nutibara Hill, a little mountain where Pueblito Paisa is located. Here you will enjoy the best of nature while recharging your energy. To finish the tour, walk 30 minutes more and get to the Pies Descalzos Park. Together, these three spots meet nature and traditions.
How long? 1 hour and 12 minutes.
You can also read: 3 ways to move from Medellín airport to the city.