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4 June 2019

7 Must-see places in Medellín

Medellín is a destination full of culture, innovation and history. A charming city with its magnificent mountain landscapes, friendly people and pleasant climate, because of the latter it is known as “the city of eternal spring”. Are you coming to discover the 7 must-see places in Medellín?

Visit Arví Park

Located between the attractive mountains of Medellín, it is one of the largest nature reserves in the region. A perfect place to enjoy nature and its environment, it also has plenty of trails for walking and hiking. The connections to visit this natural attraction are very good because the metro connects the city centre of Medellín with Arví Park.

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Learn in Explora Park

If you are travelling to Medellín with children this is a must-see. It is a science and technology museum that has a planetarium and one of the largest aquariums in South America. In Explora Park you can enjoy countless interactive experiences related to biodiversity. A perfect place to visit with your family.

Relax in Barefoot Park

This curious place is a park where you can walk on the trails and on the sand without wearing shoes. Once you finish your walk, it is very common to dip your feet in the water so that you can relax and feel a sense of tranquillity.

It is seen as an oasis to relax and disconnect from the busy streets of the city centre.

Plaza Botero

It is located in the centre of the city and locals know it as an open-air museum because this impressive square has 23 sculptures created by the Colombian artist Fernando Botero. A perfect place to walk and enjoy, where the palm trees and the blue sky of the city of Medellín go hand in hand with art.

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Museum of Antioch

It is one of the most famous museums in Colombia and a major tourist attraction in the country. The museum has several rooms with works by several international artists, but the most famous are the ————–extensive collections of paintings and sculptures by the popular Colombian artist Fernando Botero, who has more than 100 works in the museum.

Enjoy nature at the Joaquín Antonio Uribe Botanical Garden

This garden has the biggest orchid repertoire in the city of Medellín. Visitors can see a lake full of lotus flowers or the famous “Plazoleta de las Azaleas” where events are held. It also has a building dedicated to botanical science. Without a doubt, it is one of the 7 must-see places in Medellín that you cannot miss where nature is the true star.

Street art in Comuna 13, one of the must-see places in Medellín

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Known for a somewhat conflictive past, today Comuna 13 is one of the neighbourhoods in the city of Medellin with the most colour and personality. After an important reconstruction in recent years, it is an accessible and modern destination where street art is acting as an intermediary so that tourists have the opportunity to get to know this impressive neighbourhood. If you enjoy and live street art do not hesitate in visiting Comuna 13. You’ll be amazed!

Undoubtedly Medellín is a city that has evolved very positively in recent years. It is a destination that you have to visit to discover all the history and culture of this city. In June, we will open a new route from Madrid to Medellín with our latest generation Dreamliner aircraft.

Don’t miss the 7 must-see places in Medellín and book your ticket now!