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Half-Day Pablo Escobar & Comuna 13 Tour

by Colombia Travel Operator
per traveller Price is SG$90
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Duration: 4h Free cancellation available No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English

Highlights

  • In-depth look at Medellin's rough history & modern renewal

  • Sculptures by Fernando Botero on display at San Antonio Park

  • A visit to the cemetery that holds Pablo Escobar's tomb

  • Vibrant art scene on display in the Comuna 13 district

  • Insightful tour commentary provided by your local guide

Highlights

  • In-depth look at Medellin's rough history & modern renewal

  • Sculptures by Fernando Botero on display at San Antonio Park

  • A visit to the cemetery that holds Pablo Escobar's tomb

  • Vibrant art scene on display in the Comuna 13 district

  • Insightful tour commentary provided by your local guide

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2:00 PM, Tour in English

Duration 4h

Live Commentary in English.

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Total price is SG$179.08, taxes included

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9:00 AM, Tour in English

Duration 4h

Live Commentary in English.

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Half-Day Pablo Escobar & Comuna 13 Tour

Activity Location

Multiple Locations Visited

Medellin

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Hotel Pickup

    Medellin


Description

Take a look back at the history of one of Colombia's most notorious cities with a tour through the streets of Medellin. From the days of Pablo Escobar and the drug cartels that dominated local life to the city's reinvention in the early 2000s, you learn about the tumultuous past behind the sights.

A convenient hotel pick-up starts the tour as you head into the southern part of the city, once the epicentre of a murderous rivalry between the Cali and Medellin drug cartels. Your guide gives you an up-close look at buildings that witnessed the violence of the area—including the Edificio Mónaco, once the residence of Medellin Cartel boss Pablo Escobar and now being renovated to house the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police.

Next, visit the cemetery that holds Escobar's tomb to learn more about the infamous character, his demise, and the changes that began in the city after his death. Return to the city centre to visit San Antonio Park and admire the sculptures donated by famed artist and Medellin native Fernando Botero.

It's then time to check out Comuna 13, which earned ignoble renown during the height of the drug wars. Built in large part by the late cartel bosses, the area is now a prime example of how Medellin has transformed, with new cable cars and escalators connecting libraries and meeting centers along the steep slopes of the mountains that surround the city. Admire the thriving art scene and get a feel for the city's past and present before you return to your hotel.


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Medellin

  • 1 bottle of water

  • Roundtrip transport to and from select Medellin hotels

  • Live tour commentary provided in English and Spanish


Know Before You Book

  • Roundtrip transport is available from hotels in select areas of Medellin, including Poblado, Downtown, Laureles, Envigado, and Itagui. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel foyer 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.


Half-Day Pablo Escobar & Comuna 13 Tour ratings based on 10 verified reviews

Expedia-verified reviews

4.8 out of 5

5/5 24 Nov,2019

Hector our guide made this experience unforgettable! His story telling and attention to detail kept us wanting more. I highly recommend this tour but you must insist on Hector!!

4/5 13 Nov,2019

Similar to other Comuna 13 tours but with a bit of Pablo in there. You see his grave, and the house he was killed at from the street. Then there is a commune 13 tour. If you are more into the graffiti and street art aspect, a dedicated tour about that would be better.