GRAFFITI TOUR IN COMUNA 13

GRAFFITI TOUR IN COMUNA 13
Cultural & Theme Tours > Literary, Art & Music Tours > Street Art Tours
$40
Duration: 4 to 5 hrs
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Description

Pay a visit to Comuna 13, it's definitely a must do activity when you travel to Medellin.

The violent past, the beautiful present and the promising future of this district makes it a magical place and an unforgettable experience.

The street art throughout the whole neighborhood makes it more mind blowing knowing that most of them have a special meaning related to its history.

And in this tour you will also take a ride in the unique in the world type of electrical escalators (like the ones in a shopping mall but in the middle of this poor neighborhood).

With this tour you will discover why Medellin was the most innovative city in the world in 2013 according to the Wall Street Journal.

Pay a visit to Comuna 13, it's definitely a must do activity when you travel to Medellin.

The violent past, the beautiful present and the promising future of this district makes it a magical place and an unforgettable experience.

The street art throughout the whole neighborhood makes it more mind blowing knowing that most of them have a special meaning related to its history.

However, at Medellin Day Trips we want you to have an even more complete experience in Comuna 13 tour and that's why we added two fantastic stops to make it unique, fun, informative and exclusive.

Please read the tour description to check them out.

First Delicious Stop: Exotic Fruit Tasting

Colombia has over 433 different fruits, in fact we are the most diverse country per square meter regarding fruit production.

For this reason you shouldn't miss out an exotic fruit tasting in Colombia and we as an added value to the Comuna 13 tour, offer precisely that.

In this stop you have the chance to taste at least 10 different fruits that are only grown in tropical countries.

Different colors, shapes, tastes and smells, they all make a great experience and the perfect starter for the next stop.

Second Stop: Flying over hundreds of houses.

Many of these settlements belong to displaced people from rural areas as a consequence of the internal conflict.

Your guide will explain the origin of the war, its effects in the current city´s situation and the free housing program undertaken to help them.

Third Stop: Electrical Escalators and Graffiti Tour

Later on, we´ll get inside one of those neighborhoods in Comuna 13, the most dangerous one 15 years ago.

Comuna 13 is the place where the first open-air electrical escalators in the world were installed.
However, Comuna 13 is also the biggest street art district in Medellin.

Half of the neighborhood displays meaningful graffiti and you get the chance to learn all their meanings.

Throughout the walk in Comuna 13 we invite you to try the traditional snacks from Medellin and Colombia, if you are a foodie you will love this.

Empanadas, Butifarras, Carimañolas, Aborrajado and more, all of them delicious and authentic.

Watch this video to have a deeper insight of what this neighborhood looks like and to meet one of the street artists.

Pay a visit to Comuna 13, it's definitely a must do activity when you travel to Medellin.

The violent past, the beautiful present and the promising future of this district makes it a magical place and an unforgettable experience.

The street art throughout the whole neighborhood makes it more mind blowing knowing that most of them have a special meaning related to its history.

And in this tour you will also take a ride in the unique in the world type of electrical escalators (like the ones in a shopping mall but in the middle of this poor neighborhood).

With this tour you will discover why Medellin was the most innovative city in the world in 2013 according to the Wall Street Journal.