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TOUR OF THE GRAFFITI COMUNA 13

Medellín, Colombia

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Experience hosted by Juan Carlos

2.5 hours
Includes food, transport
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English, Spanish

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…

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What's included

  • Food
    Typical ice creams of the sector
  • Transport
From £11
/ person
Fri, 27 Nov
09:30 - 12:00
£14 per person
£14 per person
Fri, 27 Nov
13:00 - 15:30
£14 per person
£14 per person
Fri, 27 Nov
16:00 - 18:30
£14 per person
£14 per person

Meet your host, Juan Carlos

Host on Airbnb since 2019
  • 125 Reviews
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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 4.91 out of 5 from 125 reviews.

John
March 2020
This was a great tour. It was very easy finding Yesbelle, our SAG tour guide at the metro station. From there we had a great tour with Yesbelle whose knowledge of the individual murals was deep and really enhanced the experience of touring Comuna 13. Definitely recommend!
This was a great tour. It was very easy finding Yesbelle, our SAG tour guide at the metro station. From there we had a great tour with Yesbelle whose knowledge of the individual mu…
Renin
March 2020
We booked the tour for the wrong day and Juan honored the reservation for the next day. That was nice! We enjoyed the tour very much. Our guide Lois was very friendly and knowledgeable.
Camila
February 2020
Nuestro tour no los ofreció Daniela, una chica nacida y criada en la Comuna 13. Daniela, a pesar de solo tener 20 años, es una chica muy educada y conocedora de la historia... es muy valioso vivir la experiencia de conocer la Comune 13 a través de personas que viven la realidad día a día. Les recomiendo el tour, fue una experiencia muy enriquecedora.
Nuestro tour no los ofreció Daniela, una chica nacida y criada en la Comuna 13. Daniela, a pesar de solo tener 20 años, es una chica muy educada y conocedora de la historia... es m…
Lorena
February 2020
Great hosts that lead the tours, very easy and accommodating. They do tours everyday! Super easy to do a last minute booking and they were there to welcome us to the tour!
Djabre
February 2020
What a great tour I had, I was with Luis and Maria, and both took the time to get to know me and take the time to explain de story of Medellin and the communa 13. I mean ther really took the time to explain, such a pleasure to know it all. They are friendly, smiling, motivating. I learned a lot, laughs with them, they took pictures of me ! I highly recommended this tour / guides !
What a great tour I had, I was with Luis and Maria, and both took the time to get to know me and take the time to explain de story of Medellin and the communa 13. I mean ther reall…
Nilsa
February 2020
I can’t find the words to describe this experience. It was simply amazing, from beginning to end. Juan Carlos was great, Luis was incredible, Maria Jose was awesome. I will definitely do this again when I return to Medellin.

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Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend.

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