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Medellín Innovative city walking tour

history walk

Medellín Innovative city walking tour

6 reviews
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Transport
Hosted in
English, Spanish
history walk

Medellín Innovative city walking tour

history walk

Medellín Innovative city walking tour

6 reviews
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Transport
Hosted in
English, Spanish

What you'll do

In this experience you will see the real city, the real people that comform the city, we will talk about the dark past of the city, our present and the hopeful future while we walk through the streets being witness of how Medellín has evolved during the last two decades, we will visit places full of history and stories. Beginning at San Antonio's square where a bomb in an sculpture by Botero killed innocent people and the way the city fought against that was with the art. then we will go to an old tango Bar bringing back to the memory, Carlos Gardel, the most important tango singer ever, who died in an airplane accident in Medellín. after that we will see the innovation, we are going to ride the tram and the cable car that take us to the hillsides of the city where we will enjoy a breathtaking view. later we will walk through the traditional neighborhood, call Buenos Aires and will see the street art of the sector made by locals, also I'll invite you to try "Salpicón" it is a mix of fruits with ice cream, then we continue walking to the Memory museum, a place full of testimonials from the victims of the armed conflict in Colombia to understand better the reality of the country.

Your host

Oscar

Oscar

3 years ago I went to NYC to live there for one year, being there I worked as a tour guide, so I know what a tourist want to avoid, lines, traffic and massive tours with 40 people, that's why, I designed several experiences to know the city by parts and walking through its streets, as a local, sharing with you, landmarks that the turists by themselves would'nt know, introducing you local people and giving you the oportunity to know the real Medellín, and seeing how we passed from being the most dangerous to the most innovative city of the world, you'll know past, present and future of the city

What's included

Food
Salpicón It is a mix of fruits with ice cream, if you don't want to try that, we can try some churros or other bakery…
Drinks
Tinto One cup of Colombian coffee
Transport
Tram and cable car ticket Two tickets per person

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Where you'll be

We will start at San Antonios's square, where was blew up in 1995 one of the sculptures of Botero. Malaga Saloon, one of the oldest bars in the city that keeps the Tango traditions and a lot of pictures from the old Medellín. Tram and cable car, we will ride the newest transportation system that we have in the city, which is not for tourism, it is to approach people living in the hillsides to downtown. street art in Buenos Aires Memory museum

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 14 and up can attend. The participant must know that we are going to walk in downtown and usually it is crowded, also we will visit some neighborhoods where we have to keep respect for the locals. As we are going to walk, try do not…

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

The two tickets for the tram that I'm going to provide you, are different than the ones you will have to buy to get to San antonio station using the metro system. as it is walking tour, not hungover
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Medellín Innovative city walking tour
6 reviews
From £25/person
6 reviews
From £25/person