Half Day City Tour Medellin

Half Day City Tour Medellin
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$39
Duration: 4 hours
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Be ready to explore the second biggest city of Colombia - Medellin !
In this private tour you can visit the major atracctions of the city centre.
Botero Square, San Antonio Park, Pueblito Paisa, Carabobo Street, Parque de las Luces (Park of Lights), Alpujarra, Pueblito Paisa, Metro Cable (Cable car). Duration 4 hours.

Yur guide will meet you at your accommodation at the selected time.

On this excursion you will visit the main sightseeing of city, we'll start by El Poblado with a panoramic view of La Milla de Oro "the Golden Mile", which is the financial and hotel sector. Here we will find the Square ‘Parque de El Poblado’ which is the place where the first settlements of the ‘Villa de San Lorenzo de Aná’ took place, later to become the city of Medellín.

We will continue along the Avenida El Poblado until we reach the city centre. The next stop will be the Square Parque de San Antonio, where we can appreciate some sculptures by Fernando Botero and discuss the transformation that the city experienced. To have a look at the San Antonio Church with its imposing dome is also a must. The next stop will be the cathedral Catedral Metropolitana, named after the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary, a brick building in the neoclassic style. The cathedral is situated on the square Parque de Bolívar that is named after the liberator Simón Bolívar.

Continue to Plaza de las Esculturas (Sculptures’ Square), just outside of Museo de Antioquia. Here we can walk around to have a look at the twenty three statues donated to the city by Fernando Botero, a good opportunity to take some interesting pictures. In this area we will also see the gothic styled Palacio de la Cultura and the building that houses the Hotel Nutibara- the first luxury hotel of the city, constructed in 1945.

We'll also take a ride on the Metro-Cable car which plays an important roll concerning to the violence of the city, this transport system is part of the social transformation.

Finally we will ahead up the hill of Cerro Nutibara to visit the life-sized replica of a typical village of the region called Pueblito Paisa. There we can enjoy a panoramic view of the city (360 degrees) and the surrounding mountains and breathing its fresh air. This would be, without a doubt, the best way to finish this private tour. Back to your accommodation.

Be ready to explore the second biggest city of Colombia - Medellin !
In this private tour you can visit the major atracctions of the city centre.
Botero Square, San Antonio Park, Pueblito Paisa, Carabobo Street, Parque de las Luces (Park of Lights), Alpujarra, Pueblito Paisa, Metro Cable (Cable car). Duration 4 hours.