Curious about Medellin going from the world’s most violent city to the most innovative? Go ahead and check out this amazing barrio experience that will take you through the graffiti walls of one of the most representative communities in Colombia. Comuna 13 shows the friendly face of the Paisa and the expressions of young local artists who have been witness to the recent change. Medellin City Services® recommends this tour for those who want to get a better field for the local culture and urban art. You don’t have to be an art connoisseur; these expressions of young local artists around Medellin most representative barrio will change your perspective about the city. This tour will offer an unforgettable experience near the average Paisa, allowing you to witness the aspects that have made the city the most innovative.
Once our bilingual driver has met you at the hotel or the location you have suggested Medellin City Services® for pick up, tour heads north on a customized journey by car with AC just minutes away. First stop takes place at downtown to discover part of the street art near government center and train station. Feel free to stop anytime and use bathrooms or purchase extra drinks while you make yourself comfortable and take pictures or ask questions to the guide. There are convenient facilities where to grab snacks at any time so is recommended to bring cash or Colombian pesos since not every store takes credit or debit cards.
As your Medellin City Services® guide leaves this area narrating the daily basis, tour gets deep into the slums for a gondola ride (cable car) to get to the top of the hill where average natives hang friendly. Hope you are not afraid of heights because this cable car will allow you to contemplate the best city views from the eyes of a regular local.
Finally, best part takes place at Comuna 13 where the most fascinating murals and decorated homes will make a perfect postcard photo. Discover how the major and other entities got involved in the development of this community, sponsoring colorful projects along the barrio such as painted roofs and homes.
It has already been a pleasure to show you the most colorful street art of Medellin and our Medellin City Services® team definitely looks forward to welcoming your family and friends in the near future so feel free to ask your guide for info and special deals as you are headed back. After approximately 3 hours of a fantastic journey, you should be already familiar with local street art as your private driver/guide takes you back to your hotel or any other location you feel like.
TERMS OF SERVICE:
We reserve the right to refuse users under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
100% refund only if service is cancelled 24 hours before time of service.
No age restrictions
Wear comfortable walking shoes, casual clothes.
365 days of the year, daily departures 7 days a week 9am and 2pm
4 hours approx.
- Lunch – beverages
- Tips to driver/guide