8 Sights in Medellín, Colombia (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Medellín, Colombia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Medellín, Colombia.

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1. Parque de Los Pies Descalzos

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Barefoot Park is a zen-inspired public park in Medellín, Colombia. The park was funded by EPM and designed by architect Felipe Uribe de Bedout. The park includes a green area with gardens and bamboo, a sand area, and an area with water fountains. As suggested by its name, the park is playful in nature. Children and adults are encouraged to play in the park barefoot.

Wikipedia: Barefoot Park (EN)

2. Basílica Metropolitana de Medellín

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The Metropolitan Cathedral of Medellín, officially the Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception is a Catholic cathedral dedicated to the Virgin Mary under the title of the Immaculate Conception. It is located in the central zone of the Medellín (Colombia) in the Villanueva neighborhood on the north side of Bolívar Park. Additionally, the temple was formerly called and it is still known but to a lesser extent, as Villaneuva Cathedral, especially during its construction to distinguish it from the Basilica of Our Lady of Candelaria, which was the seat for the Episcopal see at the time.

Wikipedia: Metropolitan Cathedral of Medellín (EN)

3. Cerro Nutibara

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Cerro Nutibara Jorge Gomez (Kroyf) / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Nutibara Hill is a rocky hill formation located in the Colombian city of Medellin, in the geographic center of the Aburrá Valley and on the west bank of the Medellín River. It is one of the few ecosystems that is conserved in Medellín and is considered one of the city's seven "guardian" hills. The hill has a sculpture park, the open-air Carlos Vieco Auditorium, and the Pueblito Paisa a reproduction of the traditional Colombian township, amongst other sights. The hill is 80 meters tall and has an area of 333,300 m2. It is named after the indigenous Chief Nutibara.

Wikipedia: Nutibara Hill (EN)

4. Parques del Río Medellín

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Parques del Río Medellín is a linear park located in the central area of the Colombian city of Medellín (Antioquia) that integrates both banks of the Medellín River, which crosses the city from south to north. This work contemplates in its design the improvement of infrastructure, landscaping and vegetation, with the aim of becoming a metropolitan mobility corridor, and main environmental axis and public space to favor the meeting of citizens.

Wikipedia: Parques del Río Medellín (ES)

5. Museo Interactivo EPM

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The Interactive Museum EPM is in Medellín, Colombia. It is part of the Barefoot Park and receives about a 1,000 visitors a day, mostly students. The museum provides an educational tour of 22 rooms spread over four buildings with technology explained in an entertaining way and guests interacting with the physical principles of water, energy, gas and telecommunications. It is funded and managed by Empresas Públicas de Medellín.

Wikipedia: Interactive Museum EPM (EN)

6. Parque Berrío

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Berrío Park is an urban plaza located in the geographical heart of Medellín, Colombia. It is popular as a meeting place for local residents and as the main reference of the city for visitors, as there are several attractions nearby. The park is named after Pedro Justo Berrío, who was a conservative politician and governor of Antioquia.

Wikipedia: Berrío Park (EN)

7. Lido

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The Teatro Lido is a Colombian theater placed at the southeastern coast of Park of Bolívar, in Medellín. The theater began operating in 1945 and in 2007, after a methodical restoration was reopened, and is administered by the Mayor of Medellin. It has capacity for 1,100 spectators and offers a variety of programming throughout the year.

Wikipedia: Teatro Lido (EN)

8. Nutibara Sculpture Park

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Sculpture Park is a sculpture garden at the foot of Nutibara Hill in Medellín, Colombia and the first of its kind in the country. The park contains 10 modern and abstract sculptures by famous Colombian and international artists such as Edgar Negret (Colombia), Otto Herbert Hajek (Germany), and Sergio de Camargo (Brazil).

Wikipedia: Nutibara sculpture park (EN)

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