Walking tour downtown Medellín

This experience is for those who want to discover the city walking on it and feeling as locals.

we'll visit the places that made the history of Medellin, visiting "La Alpujarra", the administrative center of the city, then going to the first railroad station of the city.

after that we'll go to Lights square, also we will see the first skyscrapers of the city.

We'll walk through a pedestrian street full of commerce, where you can get the local soccer team's jersey, after that I'll show you a beautiful building with more than 1300 arches.

Continuing going to downtown, we'll cross in front of one of the oldest churches in the city.

We continue walking to Botero's square, there you will enjoy the 23 sculptures that make Medellin unique.

Then we'll visit one of the biggest churches in the world made with bricks.

we'll go to a handicrafts market & before ending the tour we will have a yummy lunch at the rooftop in a building right in the heart of the city

per adult from




3 to 4 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Snacks - Salpicón (mix of fruits)
    • Entry/Admission - Palace of Culture Rafael Uribe Uribe
    What's excluded :
    • Coffee and/or Tea - Coffee at the coffee lab is own expense
    • Entry/Admission - El Laboratorio de Café
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Centro Administrativo La Alpujarra, Asdasdasd, Medellin 576576575 Colombia

    We start the tour in this point knowing everything from the "paisa" culture and the history of Medellín

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Plaza Cisneros, Asdsadasd, Medellin 67868686 Colombia

    Known by the people as Light's square, in the same place we will see the first skyscrapers in the city

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Centro Comercial Palacio Nacional, Cra. 52 #48-45, Medellin Colombia

    One of the most beautiful buildings of Medellín, with more than 1.300 arches in its structure.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Iglesia de la Vera Cruz, Calle 51 1a No 52-38 Pietonal Carabobo, Medellin 050014 Colombia

    The second oldest church in the city

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Plaza Botero, Medellin Colombia

    The 23 sculptures by the master Fernando Botero

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: El Laboratorio de Café, Cra 52 ## 52 – 43, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

    Break to enjoy a cup of Colombian coffee

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Hotel Nutibara, Cl. 52A ##50-46, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

    The most important hotel in Medellín in the 80's

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Palace of Culture Rafael Uribe Uribe, Carrera 51 #52 01 Medellín Antioquia 050012, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

    Palace from 1929 in the heart of downtown

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Pass By: Edificio Henry, Cl. 51 #51-17, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

    The first building with elevator

    Pass By: Parque Berrio, Cl. 50, Medellín, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia

    The first main square

    Stop At: Basilica of Our Lady of Candelaria, Cl. 50 #49 - 112, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

    The first church of Medellín

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Parque de Bolívar, Cra. 49 #5596, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

    Main square nowadays

    Stop At: Catedral Basílica Metropolitana de Medellín, Cra. 56 #48-26, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

    Church builded with more than 1 million of bricks

    Duration: 10 minutes

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

    The tallest building

  • Departure Point :
    1: Poblado, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia
    2: La Alpujarra Administrative Center, Cl. 44 #52 - 165, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
    3: Plaza Cisneros, Cl. 44, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
    4: Avenida Carabobo, Av. Carabobo, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
    5: National Palace Mall, Cra 52 #48-45, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
    6: Plaza Botero - Medellín, Antioquia, Av. Carabobo, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
    7: Parque de Bolívar, Cra. 49 #5596, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
    8: Carrera 49 Junín, Cra. 49 Junín, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
    9: Parque Berrio, Cl. 50, Medellín, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia
    Return Detail :
    Parque Berrío, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    • 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
  • 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.


English - Guide

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Organised by Tourguides Medellín

Activity ID: V-102426P7

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