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Witness the transformation of Comuna 13!
A must-do experience through a vibrant and resilient neighborhood with a significant evolution thanks to street art, music and dance. Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and stories of the local people!
Comuna 13 is a local neighborhood in Medellin that has undergone a dramatic transformation over the past few years. Once known as one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in the city, Comuna 13 is now a vibrant and colorful community that has become a hub for street art and tourism. Taking our walking tour with knowledgeable local guides is the perfect way to explore this unique and inspiring community and will lead you through the narrow alleys and steep staircases that wind through the hillsides.
As we make our way, you'll be treated to a colorful and vibrant display of street art, with murals and graffiti covering almost every surface. The artwork is a testament to the resilience of the community, with many of the pieces reflecting the struggles and triumphs of the people who live there. Be part of the stories and feel the anecdotes about its history including its past as a hotbed of gang violence and drug trafficking.
Either at the beginning or the end of Comuna 13 experience, you will take the Aurora cable car. This state-of-the-art cable car system was built to provide safe and efficient transportation for the residents of the area, and it offers stunning views of the surrounding hillsides and the city below. As you soar above the rooftops, you'll be able to appreciate the beauty of the community from a whole new perspective, with panoramic views that stretch all the way to the horizon.
It's an experience that is sure to leave a lasting impression, and one that should not be missed by anyone visiting Medellin!
Find us at San Javier metro station exit
At San Javier metro station exit
Schedule: From Monday to Sunday at 09:00
Duration: 4 hours
Language: English & Spanish
Comuna 13 complex history, troubled past and evolution
The cultural significance of street art in the neighborhood: scene, meanings, artists and impressive murals
The Escaleras Eléctricas, the most iconic landmark of Comuna 13
Important social movements and initiatives that impact the community
The significant development and transformation and ongoing challenges
Local economy and social structure after cartels
Music, hip-hop, dance, transportation, crafts and cuisine. Recommendations for places to experience firsthand
And much more!
An open mind to comprehend all our history.
Water or your preferred form of hydration. This is a walking tour, and you may feel thirsty.
Comfortable shoes and sunblock. You’ll walk about 7 km while also making some stops to listen to the guide.
Comfortable clothes. No pressure to look amazing, feel free to wear what makes you feel better.
Keep your friends close, and your belongings even closer. We’ll visit some crowded areas, so don’t give papaya!
*This is a shared tour available only on demand with a minimum of 2 people. If you are only 1 person, fill out the Form below and wait for our Booking Manager reply to let you know if we already have an existing group tour that you can join.
English-speaking tour guide
Accurate and objective knowledge of local history. We promise not to take sides.
Aurora Cable Car ticket entrance
Refreshing local snack
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