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[South America trip] Colombia: Medellín

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Medellín is one of the three major cities in Colombia. Bogotá, Cali and Medellín are the three major cities of Colombia. Medellín is a basin at an altitude of 1500 m and is warm throughout the year with little temperature difference, making it a place visited by tourists. Until the 1980s, drug cartels were once known as dangerous cities. But now security is improving. Medellín is a city where the number of tourists is increasing as security improves.

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Location

Medellín is a city located in the northwestern part of Colombia.

History

After the independence of Colombia, Medellín was known as a very insecure city because it was based in a drug trafficking organization called the Medellín Cartel. It was particularly active in the late 1900s, but most of the organization was destroyed when the Colombian government began to detect it. In the 2000s, Medellín’s security has improved dramatically.

Climate

Medellín has a very warm climate. Temperatures range from 5 ° C to 33 ° C throughout the year.

Language

The official language of Colombia is Spanish.

Security

A drug trafficking organization called the Medellín Cartel was in the dark, but the organization has been destroyed and the security has improved considerably. But be careful as the remnants are still active. Avoid going out at night.

Race

Colombia is a multi-ethnic country. There are various races of European descent, indihena, and African descent. There are also immigrants from Asia.

industry

Medellín’s tourism industry is getting stronger in proportion to the improvement in security. Medellín also has one of Colombia’s most powerful soccer clubs and is active in sports.

religion

Over 90% are Christians in Colombia. Others are Buddhists, Hindus, and Muslims.

currency

Colombian peso is used.

Sightseeing spot 1 : Metro cable

Medellín was inconvenient for transportation, but it has improved dramatically since the cable car was built. The most attractive point is the spectacular view from inside the car, which is a photo spot.

Sightseeing spot 2 : Parque explora

A park that combines science, natural history, and an aquarium as a tourist attraction that represents Medellín. There are many replicas of dinosaurs in museums and aquariums. There are various attractions such as planetariums, 3D cinemas and theaters.

Sightseeing spot 3 : Museo de antioquia

Antioquia State Museum in Medellín. This is the place where the original works of artists from Medellín, Fernando Botero and Pedro Nel Gomez, are exhibited.

Sightseeing spot 4 : Cerro Nutibara

The hills of Nutibara have a wonderful night view and are a spectacular spot. At the top are tourist attractions, restaurants and souvenir shops that recreate the village of Puebrit Paisa.

Sightseeing spot 5 : Plaza Botero

Botello Square is always crowded with tourists and locals. Many works by Fernando Botero, who was born in Medellín and became one of Colombia’s leading artists, are on display.

Sightseeing spot 6 : Parque de la biblioteca española

The Spanish Library Park was built by an Italian Colombian architect named Giancarlo Masanti with the help of the Spanish government.

Sightseeing spot 7 : Pueblo de Guatapé

Guatape is a village about 2 hours by bus from Medellín. Nearby is the giant monolith, La Piedra del Penor.

Sightseeing spot 8 : COMUNA 13

Comuna 13 has a mural painted on the wall, and many tourists come to see it. You can enjoy the stunning works of art drawn by the inhabitants.

Sightseeing spot 9 : Parque Arví 

Albi Park is a vast park that spreads out on top of the mountain. With an area of 16,000 hectares, the vast park has a 54-kilometer promenade where you can enjoy hiking.

Hotel

Medellín has plenty of accommodation. Jose Maria Cordoba International Airport is nearby. Tickets and accommodations can be booked from the link below. It also supports other languages.

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