Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Medellín, Colombia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 2.5 km
Ascend 156 m
Descend 95 m

Explore Medellín in Colombia with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in MedellínIndividual Sights in Medellín

Sight 1: Parque de Los Pies Descalzos

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Parque de Los Pies Descalzos

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)

394 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 2: Teatro Metropolitano José Gutiérrez Gómez

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The José Gutiérrez Gómez Medellín Metropolitan Theatre is the most important and biggest theater in Medellín, Colombia.

Wikipedia: Medellín Metropolitan Theatre (EN), Website

459 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 3: Parques del Río Medellín

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Parques del Río Medellín is a linear park located in the downtown 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 the main environmental axis and public space to favor the meeting of citizens.

Wikipedia: Parques del Río Medellín (ES)

1266 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 4: 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)

389 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 5: 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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