Aburrá Valley (in Spanish Valle de Aburrá), is the natural basin of the Medellín River and one of the most populous valleys of Colombia in its Andean Region with near 4 million inhabitants in its biggest urban agglomeration: The Metropolitan Area of the Aburrá Valley.
El aeroparque Juan Pablo II, es el parque acuático más grande de la ciudad, con espacios diseñados para el disfrute de toda la familia. Contamos con amplias zonas verdes dispuestas para el descanso y la recreación, además tenemos una espectacular pista múltiple apta para caminar, trotar, patinar y montar en bicicleta.
Barefoot Park The sand park, Zen garden, the forest of bamboos and water sources are some of the most visited areas of Barefoot park, a public place where you can walk along trails in bare feet. Here people come to relax and attend public events that are occasionally organized in the central square.
The Basilica of Our Lady of Candelaria or simply La Candelaria Church, as it is more popularly known, is a Roman Catholic temple dedicated to the Virgin Mary under the title of Virgin of Candelaria. It is located in the center of the city of Medellín, Colombia, on the eastern side of Berrío Park.
I agree with you, Belen and Laureles and nearby areas are best Ive seen in Medellin. Reasonably cheap and a very local feel that I havnt seen in Poblado, Centro or Envigado. Cant wait to get back, but unfortunately I have to wait until end of this year.
Berrio Park is a public space in the heart of Medellin. In the centre stands the statue of Pedro Justo Berrio, an important nineteenth-century politician. This, the main city park since 1860, is near a metro station and the Basilica of Candelaria (the first parish of Medellin), and is located a few blocks from La Alpujarra Administrative Centre.
A good place to take the pulse of Medellín is Bolivar Park, opened in 1892 and named in honour of the Liberator Simón Bolívar. Passers-by enjoy the repertoire of the Symphonic Band at the University of Antioquia on the first three Sundays of each month, while the first Saturday of the month they can attend the traditional market of San Alejo.
The Medellin Botanical Garden is almost 40 acres of outdoor space dedicated to orchids, plants, botany and nature in general. With an enormous wealth of flora native to Colombia, the botanical garden boasts more than 5000 individual plants with contributions from more than 1000 different species.
A rooftop sauna, a gym and a Turkish bath with panoramic views of Medellin can be enjoyed in Hotel Botero Medellin, 2 blocks from Bolivar Park. A rooftop sauna, a gym and a Turkish bath with panoramic views of Medellin can be enjoyed in Hotel Botero Medellin, 2 blocks from Bolivar Park.
Cerro El Picacho Cerro Pan deAzùcar Cerro Santo Domingo Cerro El Volador Cerro Nutibara Cerro La Asomadera Cerro El Salvador 6 Noroccidente de Medellín Altura base: 1818 m.s.n.m. Altura cima: 2108 m.s.n.m. Extensión: 34 hectáreas Barrios del entorno: El Triunfo, El Progreso No.2, El Mirador del 12, Picacho, Picachito, Sector Casa Fincas y vereda El Picacho.
Santafé mall. Centro Comercial Santafé is the largest shopping mall in Medellín with over 2.1 million square feet of space. The mall opened in May 2010. Santafé is located in El Poblado along Avenida Poblado just south down the road from the Oviedo mall.
And in Medellin, the city of eternal spring, the sun shines all the time. The castle itself is a mock-gothic homage to rustic French châteaux. An aristocrat called Diego Echavarría Misas lived in the home with his family for half a century before donating it as a museum.
El Volador The Metropolitan Regional Natural Park Cerro El Volador is the largest natural park located within the metropolitan area of Medellín, Colombia. The park comprises 106 hectares and also is one of the seven so-called "guardian hills" in the city.
The Casa Museo Pedro Nel Gómez was established on November 15, 1975 by the Gómez family in order to preserve the cultural heritage of the scholar and artist as well as his important works of art. Maestro Gómez is one of Latin America’s most famous and well known artists and is widely considered a pioneer of modern art in Colombia.
Iglesia de la Veracruz is one of the oldest churches in Medellín, as it dates back originally to 1682. This colonial church located in El Centro could potentially be added to our recommended tourist itinerary for a day in Medellín while visiting the nearby Plaza Botero and Museo de Antioquia.
The EPM Interactive Museum (Museo Interactivo de EPM) in Medellin is a magical world of science and technology. Through playful activities, children and adults alike have the opportunity to understand how the services provided by your public utility company work.
Families have in the J. Emilio Valderrama North Park in Medellin a fun place with 25 rides distributed among four squares: Extreme, Adventure, Expedition and Fantasy. This public space, which features a canopy over a lake, is built on an area of 160,000 square meters and offers catering services and parking, among others.
The Parque Lineal Ciudad del Rio is a swath of public green space that runs behind the buildings of the Ciudad del Rio apartment complex. In addition to residents, the park has become an increasingly popular destination for paisas from around the city.
Medellin’s House of Memory Museum, dedicated to creating historic memory of Colombia’s ongoing armed conflict, opened its doors to the public for the first time this week. The night featured exhibits presented by Colombia’s 7th Annual Memory Week, which commemorates the ongoing and decades-long armed conflict between the Colombian government and various rebel groups.
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.
Museum of Antioquia. The Museum of Antioquia (Museo Antioquia) is probably the most ambitious urban and cultural enterprise in Medellin. It has become a revitalizing element in the city center (El Centro), which for decades languished because of population expansion into surrounding communities (suburb effect).
Medellín Museum of Modern Art Founded in 1978, the Museum of Modern Art of Medellin has 233 works of the painter Débora Arango, star of mid-twentieth century Colombian art and some 600 pieces of Cali master Hernando Tejada, including sculptures, engravings, woodcuttings, drawings and notebooks.
Officially founded in 1974, Parque Norte in Medellin is a traditional amusement park akin to your hometown fair or carnival. The amusement park is perfect for families and kids of all ages. The area is located in the northern sector of the city and encompasses 160,000 square meters.
Nutibara Hill (Spanish: Cerro Nutibara) 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 Orquideorama pays homage to José Jerónimo Triana, a Colombian botanist, naturalist, physicist, chemist and researcher who was born in Bogota on May 22, 1828. In fact, the Catleya Orchid is considered emblematic of Colombia and its scientific name of Catleya Trianae was named after José Jerónimo Triana in honor of his memory and discoveries in the world of science and biology.
The Parque de Los Deseos (Park of Wishes) in Medellin is an open-air public gathering space and another example of the city’s expressive rejuvenation and commitment to learning. Sitting adjacent to the Music House and located amongst other attractions in the area including the planetarium, North Park, Explore Park and the University of Antioquia.
The Piedras Blancas Hotel and Ecological Park is the perfect mix between comfort, nature, and exceptional service. It has 24 rooms, a restaurant with diverse gastronomic options, a spa overlooking natural landscapes, disabled guest service and auditoriums to host corporate events.
Medellin, Colombia was the first city in South America to have a computer controlled planetarium. Since first opening its doors to the public on October 10, 1984, the Medellin Planetarium has entertained more than a million people in the city of eternal spring.
Each metal pole is 78 feet in height and the plaza contains an additional 2100 spotlights and 120 in-ground lights. Built in one of the most history rich spots in the city, Cisneros Plaza has become a new and modern public area for Medellin and is part of the renovation effort being carried out across the entire city.
Pueblito Paisa (Little Town) is located on the top of Nutibarra Hill (Cerro Nutibarra) in Medellin. This replica of a typical turn of the century Antioquia town comes complete with its traditional stone fountain in the middle of the town square and is surrounded by the church and rectory, the mayor’s office, a barber shop, and a one-room school house.
Rafael Uribe Uribe Palace of Culture: Medellín’s Palace Posted by Jeff | Sep 26, 2017 | Attractions | 3 Rafael Uribe Uribe Palace of Culture (Palacio del la Cultura Rafael Uribe Uribe) is a very distinctive building located in El Centro in Medellín.
Inaugurated on December 14th, 1994, it is one of the most important recreational and culture venues in the city of Medellin. It was built on a 340,000 square feet of terrain. There are both commercial and service areas for locals and visitors/travelers alike to enjoy and use.
In the Santa Fe Zoo in Medellin visitors can see 922 animals of 238 species. Some of the animals that live there are otters, zebras, anteaters, lions, needle alligators, the Andean condor, the eagle owl and the anaconda. This place, which was opened in 1960, has a butterfly garden and a farm that operates as a museum.