Medellin Historical City Tour

Experience the main historical hot spots of Medellin with incredible vistas on this 4 to 5 hours tour! Learn about our past visiting the Memory Museum and feel the vibe in Downtown as your professional guide takes you to various locations in a new, comfortable vehicle, on the metro, metro cable (aerial cable car), and on foot! 

Delight your eyes with breathtaking panoramic views of the city from the top of the mountain summit and Santo Domingo Savio lookout point. 

The memory Museum will open your eyes to learn more about our pass  in order to understand the transformation of  the city.

There is a tour upgrade option for guests that would like to go to the top of the summit and beyond to Arvi Park. 

This is a private tour with a professional, certified tour guide for you and your party only.

per adult from

$119

AUD

Duration

4 to 5 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Poblado and Laureles sectors only)
    • Private tour
    • Entry/Admission - Museo Casa de la Memoria
    • Entry/Admission - Metro Park station Berrio
    • Entry/Admission - Acevedo
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Medellin Travels, Carrera 36 8a 36 Local 36, Medellin 050021 Colombia

    One of our courteous and knowledgeable tour guides picks you up at your hotel in a new comfortable vehicle. 

    You will be transported to the memory museum where you will learn about our dark pass and understand more the resilience of our locals.

    The second stop is in Downtown Medellin, where you will be mesmerized by the magnificent sculptures of maestro Fernando Botero, one of the world's most renowned sculptors. Bring a decent camera, our guides have all taken photography courses and will be delighted to take postcard perfect images of you embracing these larger than life sculptures for your memories.

    From here we continue on foot to really feel the vibe of the downtown area and experience old colonial churches, plazas, the stunning cultural palace, and much more!

    Next, we jump on board the Metro and metro cable (aerial cable car) which was constructed for the purpose of alleviating traffic, improving overall city transport and accommodating citizens, enabling them to enjoy connectivity from their respective barrios to the metro, and other means of transport. 

    This sturdy and well maintained cable car will take us to our next destination, the Santo Domingo Savio library, a modern edifice donated by the King of Spain. You have the option of getting off here for a short walk to the lookout point.

    If you want the upgrade option to Arvi's park with the cable car ride that hovers over the magnificent forest of Arvi Park, please be aware that there is an additional cost since the tour will be extended for an extra hour and a half to two hours. 

    At the end of the tour our guests will be dropped off at their hotel or place of stay in the same comfortable vehicle.

    Pass By: Avoeden Cafe, Cra. 36 ####8a - 34, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

    For guests is El Poblado ask your tour guide to stop by if you want to enjoy a fresh cup of the best single origin Colombian coffee (At your own expense)

    Pass By: Parque de El Poblado, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia

    For guests staying in El Poblado, we'll drive close to Parque del Poblado, have your camera ready.

    Stop At: Museo Casa de la Memoria, Calle 51 # 36-66 Barrio Boston Parque Bicentenario, Medellin Colombia

    You will be transported to the memory museum where you will learn about our dark pass and understand more the resilience of our locals.


    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Coltejer Building, Cl. 52 #42, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

    We'll drive by the tallest building in downtown Medellin on ur way to Plaza Botero.

    Stop At: Plaza Botero, Medellin Colombia

    The second stop is in Downtown Medellin, where you will be mesmerized by the magnificent sculptures of maestro Fernando Botero, one of the world's most renowned sculptors. Bring a decent camera, our guides have all taken photography courses and will be delighted to take postcard perfect images of you embracing these larger than life sculptures for your memories.

    From here we continue on foot to really feel the vibe of the downtown area and experience old colonial churches, plazas, the stunning cultural palace, and much more!

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Rafael Uribe Uribe Palace of Culture, Carrera 51 52a 01, Medellin 050012 Colombia

    After visiting plaza Botero, we'll continue on foot to really feel the vibe of the downtown have your camera ready to take amazing photos of the stunning cultural palace Rafael Uribe Uribe a neo gothic building constructed around 1912 in downtown. This building was used as the government palace up to 1987.

    Ask your tour guide to walk inside if you want to explore this building even further.


    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Iglesia de la Veracruz, Cll. 51 No. 52-58, Medellin Colombia

    From the cultural palace we'll walk to La Veracruz church. This church was one of the first ones constructed in downtown with a beautiful colonial style.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Berrío Park, Cra. 50 ## 50- 04, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

    We'll continue on foot to feel the vibes of the Parque Berrio park. Learn the history of this important area in downtown.


    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Basilica of Our Lady of Candelaria, Calle 50 49 112, Medellin 050012 Colombia

    Walk inside this magnificent colonial style minor basilica located in the heart of downtown. This minor basilica was the most prominent from Colonial times and up to the late 1970's when this downtown area was the main business district.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Metro Park station Berrio, Medellín, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia

    Next, we jump on board the Metro and metro cable (aerial cable car) which was constructed for the purpose of alleviating traffic, improving overall city transport and accommodating citizens, enabling them to enjoy connectivity from their respective barrios to the metro, and other means of transport. 

    This sturdy and well maintained cable car will take us to our next destination, the Santo Domingo Savio neighborhood. You have the option of getting off here for a short walk to the lookout point where you can see local street art and meet the local kids that we sponsor through our foundation lend me a hand.

    If you want the upgrade option to Arvi's park with the cable car ride that hovers over the magnificent forest of Arvi Park, please be aware that there is an additional cost since the tour will be extended for an extra hour and a half to two hours. 

    At the end of the tour our guests will be dropped off at their hotel or place of stay in the same comfortable vehicle.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Pass By: Jardin Botanico de Medellin, Calle 73 51d 14 Carrera 52 # 73-298, Medellin 050010 Colombia

    While in the metro we'll pass by the Botanical Gardens, have your camera ready and take photos if you want.

    Pass By: Planetario de Medellin, Carrera 52 71-117, Medellin 050003 Colombia

    While in the metro we'll pass by the Planetario, have your camera ready and take photos if you want.

    Pass By: Parque Explora, Carrera 52 73-75 Estación Universidad del Metro de Medellín, Medellin 050003 Colombia

    While in the metro we'll pass by parque explora, have your camera ready and take photos if you want.

    Stop At: Acevedo, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia

    This sturdy and well maintained cable car will take us to our next destination, the Santo Domingo Savio neighborhood. You have the option of getting off here for a short walk to the lookout point where you can see local street art and meet the local kids that we sponsor through our foundation lend me a hand.

    If you want the upgrade option to Arvi's park with the cable car ride that hovers over the magnificent forest of Arvi Park, please be aware that there is an additional cost since the tour will be extended for an extra hour and a half to two hours. 

    At the end of the tour our guests will be dropped off at their hotel or place of stay in the same comfortable vehicle.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Parque Arvi, Via a Piedras Blancas Correction of Santa Elena, Medellin 050007 Colombia

    If you want the upgrade option to Arvi's park with the cable car ride that hovers over the magnificent forest of Arvi Park, please be aware that there is an additional cost since the tour will be extended for an extra hour and a half to two hours. 

    The upgrade includes the entrance fee for the cable to go to Arvi's park.

    At the end of the tour our guests will be dropped off at their hotel or place of stay in the same comfortable vehicle.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Avoeden Cafe, Cra. 36 ####8a - 34, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up guests in main hotels or airbnb in Medellin within the Poblado and Laureles áreas
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • We at Medellin Travels take pride in being the only tour company selected by our local government to work in a pilot enabling the proper protocol and management of covid 19 for our staff and International guests. We're also the only company utilizing a new product that eradicates covid in seconds.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Medellin Travels

Activity ID: V-29265P6

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