TOUR OF THE GRAFFITI COMUNA 13

Medellín, Colombia

Experience hosted by Juan Carlos

2 hours, Hosted in Spanish and English
Committed to safety
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Up to 10 people
Includes food and transportation

What you'll do

We will meet at the San Javier metro station and from there we will take the bus to go to the July 20 neighborhood, and then we go to the escalators in the Independencias 1 neighborhood, where on the way we will see the urban art gallery on the air largest free market in Colombia, and in it we will find murals and graffiti of different local and foreign artists.
Then we will talk about the armed conflict that had to go through Comuna 13 of Medellín from its inception until 2002.
Share with us the graffiti tour of Medellín and discover the turbulent history and its miraculous transformation of the 13th commune of Medellín, once considered ... the most dangerous neighborhood in Colombia.
• IT INCLUDES:
• Round trip bus ticket to San Javier metro station
• Complimentary ice cream (typical of Medellín)
• Guide in Spanish - English
• Visit escalators (electric)
• History of the armed conflict in commune 13
• We will enter different art galleries of local mural artists and graffiti artists
• Live shows break dance and freestyle rap
• Viewpoints of the city of Medellín and commune 13
• We will visit Casa Neón where we will observe neon and 3D graffiti
• At the end of the tour you will have fun making your own graffiti (tag)
Remember to wear a hat or cap, apply sunscreen, and comfortable shoes
We will meet at the San Javier metro station and from there we will take the bus to go to the July 20 neighborhood, and then we go to the escalators in the Independencias 1 neighborhood, where on the way we will see the urban art gallery on the air largest free market in Colombia, and in it we will find murals and graffiti of different local and foreign artists.
Then we will talk about the armed conflict that had to go through Comuna 13 of M…

What's included

  • Food
    Typical ice creams of the sector
  • Transport

Meet your host, Juan Carlos

Host on Airbnb since 2019
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I am Juan Carlos, founder of Sagtourmedellin and Architect and I work in the construction of the Stairs of the Commune 13 and now we are also a tourist company dedicated to offer you more than a tour package, with our specialized guides, I will live a unique experience in the life loaded with the most exciting moments you will never forget. Our approach is the customer service that started in Commune 13 due to the great love and love I have for this project and for the community they make me your best company to show you the magnificent transformation that our city has had, and especially our dear commune 13. worked with social leaders to improve the quality of life of children and the population of the commune 13..
I am Juan Carlos, founder of Sagtourmedellin and Architect and I work in the construction of the Stairs of the Commune 13 and now we are also a tourist company dedicated to offer you more than a tour package, with our specialized guides, I will live a unique experience in the life loaded with the most exciting moments you will never forget. Our approach is the customer service that started in Commune 13 due to the great love and love I have for this project and for the community they make me you…
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Where you'll be

We will enter the art galleries of local artists, we will have a coffee-making experience in the coffee museum, live break dance and rap shows, local restaurants with typical food of the sector, escalators of commune 13, location and history of each of the graffiti.

Rated 4.92 out of 5 from 149 reviews.

Ivan
July 2021
Estuvo todo excelente, te hacen sentir como uno más, Mi guía Enrique es un duro, el mejor de todos, gran artista! Ampliamente recomendado!
Manu
June 2021
El tour fue muy bueno. Te da una mirada totalmente distinta a la comuna 13 de Medellín. Luis conoce muy bien del tema y nos aclaró todas las preguntas que tuvimos.
Maurice
June 2021
Our guide Luis was the absolute best. He went above and beyond to make sure we had a great time and tried to add a personal touch to his storytelling whenever possible. As a resident in Communa 13, he's extremely knowledgeable about the history of the area. Both his Spanish and English were also impeccable, and he could comfortably share details to make sure we properly understood the narratives he shared.
Our guide Luis was the absolute best. He went above and beyond to make sure we had a great time and tried to add a personal touch to his storytelling whenever possible. As a reside…
Yaide
May 2021
Nos encantó el tour. Nuestro guía explicó todo muy bien. Mucho conocimiento. Me sentí en familia con ellos. Cuando vuelva a Colombia estaré haciendo este y todos los tours con SAG
Arely
May 2021
Juan Carlos es el mejor Guía nos trató como parte de su familia, su servicio es excelente amamos la Comuna13 y a su gente gracias.
Kagan
April 2021
I enjoyed the tour of Communa 13 it is a remarkable place not only for its history but also for the lively street fair atmosphere. Seeing the murals is Amazing! I ended up having a private excursion which gave me lots of opportunity to ask questions and discuss things with my great guide Luis. He is well known in the community and many people stop to exchange greetings with him which adds color to the tour.
I enjoyed the tour of Communa 13 it is a remarkable place not only for its history but also for the lively street fair atmosphere. Seeing the murals is Amazing! I ended up having…

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

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Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend.

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