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Medellín, the provincial capital and at the same time the second largest city in Colombia, offers such a contrasting and moving history like no other Colombian city.
Once the “most dangerous city in the world”, today an absolute tourist magnet.
Highlights and attractions in Medellín
Millions have been invested in the image change and infrastructure of Medellín, which has created a broad artistic and cultural space.
Metro & Metrocable – Colombia’s only metro
Parque Bolívar – The center of modern life
Plaza Botero – 23 sculptures by the artist Fernando Botero (* 1932 in Medellín)
“Museo de Antioquia” – Numerous other works of art by the artist Fernando Botero
Day after day, new shops, shops and cafés by independent creatives
Designers, painters, molecular chefs – A variety of art, culture and cuisine in the streets of Medellín
Numerous churches, museums and monuments (such as the “Catedral Metropolitana”, the “Iglesia de la Candelaria”, the “Museo de Arte Moderno”, the “Museo Etnográfico”, the sculptures in the “Parque de los Esculturas”or the “Monumento a la Vida” by the sculptor Betancur)
Botanical Garden – An excellent collection of orchids for friends of the plant world of Colombia
“Feria de Flores” – A celebration of true floral splendor in Medellín
Also in Medellín there are accommodations in every price category and of different comfort.
Festivals and festivals in Medellín
An absolute highlight in the city is the “Feria de las Flores”, which takes place at the end of July / beginning of August and features a sea of flowers from the region. From the beginning of December, until the New Year, the Medellín River is illuminated by millions of lights at the “Fiesta de Luz”.
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