Pablo Escobar and Comuna 13 Small-Group Half-Day Tour

Pablo Escobar and Comuna 13 Small-Group Half-Day Tour
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$39
Duration: 4 to 5 hrs
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Join this Small group half day guided tour any day of the week and learn more about the life of Pablo Escobar, his impact on the community, and the new version of a very resilient and improved Medellin. Visting places where Pablo lived while narrating stories about the past and present of this beautiful city that was hurt in so many ways by the drug cartels, also includes transport by air-conditioned minivan.

Tour departs every day at 9 AM from a central location in El Poblado, with a stop at Monaco building where Pablo lived, you will be unable to get in due to the fact the building is falling apart. A good introduction to the early days of Pablo to see how they fought the status quo by building his penthouse in one of the most elite suburbs. Then heading south towards the neighborhood where Pablo grew up, a humble community that once had the highest income on earth when they became part of Pablo´s payroll.

Next at La Catedral, Pablo´s private prison, lush hillside to enjoy panoramic city views and to visualize how he decided to work with the Colombian government at one point. The tour leaves La Catedral as you are informed about Escobar´s escape and the upcoming pursuit that lasted 18 months until he finally got caught. At Los Olivos community, visit the block and the houses where Pablo got shot. Was it suicide or what has exactly happened? Make your own conclusions after hearing your guide´s information.

Next, tour stops at the cemetery where Pablo rests along with his family members. Take this opportunity to learn how Pablo got started by the black widow (Griselda Blanco), whose grave is located just steps from his. Finally, the tour takes you to one of the humblest communities where you´ll realize how Medellin went from the most violent to the most innovative city in the world. At comuna 13 you will understand how Medellin has been so resilient by admiring the colorful street art and outstanding infrastructure such as the largest outdoor escalator in America. At the end, minivan goes back to the initial starting point.

Join this Small group half day guided tour any day of the week and learn more about the life of Pablo Escobar, his impact on the community, and the new version of a very resilient and improved Medellin. Visting places where Pablo lived while narrating stories about the past and present of this beautiful city that was hurt in so many ways by the drug cartels, also includes transport by air-conditioned minivan.