Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #3 in Medellín, Colombia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 3.7 km
Ascend 84 m
Descend 67 m

Experience Medellín in Colombia in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in MedellínIndividual Sights in Medellín

Sight 1: Basílica Metropolitana de Medellín

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Basílica Metropolitana de Medellín

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)

202 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Lido

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The Teatro Lido is a Colombian theater located 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)

666 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 3: Museo de Antioquia

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The Museum of Antioquia is an art museum in Medellín, Colombia. It houses a large collection of works by Medellín native Fernando Botero and Pedro Nel Gómez.

Wikipedia: Museum of Antioquia (EN)

1049 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 4: Parque de San Antonio

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San Antonio Square is located in the central area of ​​Medellín, Colombia, between Maturín, San Juan and Eastern Avenue. It is also known as San Antonio Park because its southern zone is armed. It has an area of ​​32,690 square meters and within its furniture it has works by Fernando Botero. It is integrated with the San Antonio de Padua Church, built between 1884 and 1902, which has one of the largest domes in the country. In 1995 he was subject to a terrorist attack in which 29 people died.

Wikipedia: Plaza de San Antonio (Medellín) (ES)

590 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 5: Iglesia de San Ignacio

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The Church of San Ignacio is a religious temple of Catholic worship that has San Ignacio de Loyola as its title, it is closely related to the San Ignacio Building and Cloister, which were part of the original set of buildings started by the Franciscan Order in 1803, being its promoter Fray Rafael de la Serna.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de San Ignacio (Medellín) (ES)

1148 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 6: Museo Casa de la Memoria

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The Museo Casa de la Memoria is a museum in Medellín that commemorates the drug and civil wars in Colombia since 1948 in a large permanent exhibition.

Wikipedia: Museo Casa de la Memoria (DE), Website


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