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Medellin: Taste exotic fruits and explore local markets

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Discover the soul of Medellín through its most vibrant market. Explore the Plaza Minorista, taste exotic fruits, understand its stories and explore the culinary diversity of this hidden gem.


  • Taste exotic fruits and learn about the history and culture behind each morsel
  • Reveals hidden market secrets while interacting with traders
  • Feel like a local and learn how your main market works.


Embark on an unforgettable experience in the heart of Medellin, exploring the iconic Plaza minorista. This exciting tour will take you to discover the vibrant world of exotic fruits and the secrets of the local market, while immersing yourself in the gastronomic culture that drives this city. Delve into the Plaza minorista, the epicenter of Medellín's agricultural trade for more than half a century. Here, the energy is palpable as you explore the stalls filled with an amazing array of exotic fruits. From guanabana and passion fruit to papaya and lulo, every corner invites you to taste unique flavors that will transport your senses to faraway tropical lands. But this tour is not only limited to the tasting of exotic fruits. Accompanied by our expert guides, you will discover the secrets of the local market and its importance to the city. Plaza minorista is a vital economic engine for Medellín, where small and medium-sized merchants find a space to offer their fresh and quality products. In addition to exotic fruits, you will also explore other local agricultural products, such as fresh vegetables, meats and fish, that supply the city and beyond. As you interact with the passionate traders, you will discover the stories and traditions that are woven into this bustling market. You will understand how the dynamics of the market, from harvest season to demand, influence prices and the lives of those who engage in this activity. You will learn about the dedication and effort it takes to offer fresh, quality produce to the community. Plaza minorista is more than a place of commerce, it is a cultural meeting point where the stories of the city intertwine. Since its founding in 1958, it has witnessed the evolution of Medellín and has left a mark on the identity of its inhabitants. As you explore this emblematic place, you will discover how culture and tradition merge at every corner, generating an authentic and vibrant atmosphere. Join us on this immersive tour and enjoy a gastronomic experience that will allow you to learn about and appreciate the importance of the Plaza Minorista to Medellín. Delight in the flavors, learn about the properties and benefits of exotic fruits, discover the secrets of the constantly moving market and immerse yourself in the authenticity of the culture and gastronomy of this fascinating city. Prepare to be captivated by the Plaza Minorista, a true treasure that leaves a lasting impression on your palate and in your heart!


Historical explanation of the place Tasting of 8-10 (according to harvest season) Fruit juice Personal spoon for fruit tasting Napkins and hand cleaning items Fruit cleaning supplies

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