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Medellín: The Pablo Escobar History Tour

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Discover the history behind Pablo Escobar and hear the true stories of Medellín's dark past during his time. Visit the main spots of Escobar's life and find out curious information about him that few people know with your knowledgeable guide.


  • Learn the real, painful, and bloody history behind the drug lord Pablo Escobar
  • Visit the site of his former house and the prison he made for himself, La Catedral
  • See Escobar's grave and the place where he was killed
  • Discover the football field he built when he tried to become a politician


After pickup from your hotel in Medellín, begin your 4-hour tour by visiting the site of the former Monaco building where Escobar hid his family. Hear stories about his main house and how it has now been transformed into a renewed space that reconstructs history through art and culture. Next, make your way to the cemetery where Escobar is buried along with other members of his gang, and to the cathedral he built as a jail for himself in an agreement with the government of the time. While locked up in the prison, Escobar still ran his business and managed his “empire.” Later on, head to the rooftop where Escobar was killed and the neighborhood where the pursuit took place. Last but not least, visit the football field Escobar built where he gave speeches when he was trying to become president of Colombia. By the end of the day, you will have a better understanding of the hard facts about Pablo Escobar, which by no means glorify him.


Hotel pickup and drop-off in Medellín, if option selected Knowledgeable bilingual guide (English and Spanish-speaking) Insurance
Gratuities Food and drinks Personal expenses

Important Information

  • La Catedral, the prison Escobar built for himself, is closed on Mondays
  • At checkout, please provide full names, passport numbers, and a phone number with country area code so the local partner can reach out and coordinate pickup

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