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Join our Free Walking Tour Medellin and discover why is this a city that welcomes everyone. Join our friendly local guide and let him introduce you this charming city. And meet more travelers like you while you visit Medellin’s must-see places. You will meet them at Poblado Metro Station to start the adventure. Get to know places like: Botero Square, La Alpujarra, Parque de las Luces, Parque de los Pies Descalzos (Barefoot Park) and more.
Meet our guide and let him show you what the downtown has hidden away. This free walking tour in Medellin is available in English and Spanish and you will find one of our guides holding the yellow umbrella at the meeting point.
Meeting point: Poblado Metro Station
Starting time: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
You will walk around several places that are important to have a deeper understanding of Medellin and Colombia’s history. You will learn about Paisa Culture and you will have many insights of the city so you can enjoy it like a local in a short amount of time.
At first, you will meet the tour guide and the rest of your group at Poblado Metro Station. Once there you will take the Metro to Parque Berrio Station.
Once there you will walk around Medellin’s downtown and to Botero Square. This is one of the most iconic areas of the city center. Around here you will find the Antioquia Museum and also the only outdoor site in the world with 23 sculptures by the famous artist Fernando Botero.
After visiting Botero Square, you will keep walking around and you will visit other interesting sites such as: Las Luces Park, La Alpujarra and the old Palace of Justice. Las Luces Park (El Parque de las Luces) combines architecture and culture to create an interesting scenario. The charm of this square lies in the 300 columns of light, each one 24 meters high. On the other side, la Alpujarra gathers the government buildings and important monuments for Medellin’s history. With this you will learn different sides of the city.
Close to La Alpujarra you will find Parque de los Pies Descalzos, which means the Barefoot Park. It is a thematic space created with the purpose of inviting visitors to go barefoot and get in touch with nature. The perfect place to have a relaxing time in the middle of the city and to have a short break. Afterwards you will visit old Antioquia’s railroad station to finish the tour.
After having a great couple of hours wandering around the city center, you will take the metro with your group again and head back to Poblado Metro Station.
The most advisable thing is that you wear fresh clothing and a light jacket in case the day gets chill: cotton t-shirts, sneakers, sunglasses, and a cap are the most used items of clothing for this activity.
The weather in Medellín tends to be warm but it may change during the day. Average temperature is between 23°C and 30°C.
The tour guide will help you buy the Metro tickets, but you will have to pay for your own tickets. We recommend you bring cash for the tour. He’ll take you from Poblado Station to Parque Berrio at the beginning and then from San Antonio Station back to Poblado.
You can take this tour any day of the week. Memory House Museum is closed on Mondays, our guide will give you options for another museum according to your interests.
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