The city is surrounded by mountains, offering plenty of nature spots to explore, as well as housing a vibrant art scene, spectacular nightlife, and bustling parks.

While Medellin rose to fame because of its crime, it has significantly cleaned up its act and is now a hot spot for tourists from all over the world.

Best Things to Do in Medellin

Now you know a little bit about why you should visit Medellin, here are all the top attractions to add to your list!

Take One of the Pablo Escobar Tours

One top tourist attraction on the tour is Escobar’s former home, where he hid his family and where enemies tried to take him out with bombs. Now, the site has been turned into a memorial park for the victims of the drug war.

Check Out The Pueblito Paisa Model Village

The Pueblito Paisa Model Village was built to recreate the traditional style of architecture and living in the Antioquia region and offers a glimpse into how locals lived over 100 years ago.

See Works of Art at the Museo de Arte Moderno

The Museo de Arte Moderno is world-class with a remarkable collection of modern and contemporary art from Colombian artists.

Learn About Colombian History at Museo Casa de la Memoria

Through its interactive exhibits, detailed multimedia displays, and an impressive collection of artifacts, the Museo Casa de la Memoria brings to life some of the most important events in Colombian history.

Take a Comuna 13 Tour

The streets are lined with graffiti, and to connect Comuna 13 with other neighborhoods, the city has built a series of open-air escalators to help bridge the divide between communities.

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