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Medellín: Comuna 13 Neighborhood Tour
  • Medellín: Comuna 13 Neighborhood Tour

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Medellín: Comuna 13 Neighborhood Tour

Learn how one of the poorest and most dangerous neighborhoods in Medellín has changed into a lively neighborhood full of beautiful street art through a host of innovative social projects.

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  • Explore the former slum neighborhood of San Javier
  • Learn about the innovative projects that have transformed the Comuna 13 district
  • Travel by new Metrocable chair-lift and a typical small Colombian bus
  • Get panoramic views from the new electric escalators
  • See amazing street art and sample authentic street food sold by the locals


Discover why Medellín was named the world's most innovative city in 2013 on a fascinating tour of one the city's poorest neighborhoods. Take the Metrocable chair-lift to Comuna 13 (also known as San Javier) and get panoramic views as you glide up the hill. Then, continue by local bus to the electric escalators, built in 2011 to replace 530 concrete steps and transform the former slum for the better. Look at the street art and painted roofs as you stroll the narrow streets and chat to the locals about how their lives have changed. Go to the San Javier Library Park and learn how Comuna 13 now helps to inspire children to be creative in the arts and sports. 


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English or Spanish-speaking guide
Food and drinks
Personal expenses
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  • Please note that the order of the tour may be modified due to the weather conditions

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