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ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Medellin: From violence to innovation

Medellín, ColombiaPart of Airbnb Online Experiences

Online experience hosted by Sebastián

90 mins
Up to 10 people. Private groups available for up to 30
Join from your computer, phone, or tablet
Hosted in English, Spanish

What you'll do

Medellin, a city that until a few years ago nobody recommended, much less thought to visit, is today a destination recommended by The New York Times and National Geographic, for being a city that has been reinventing itself from an extremely violent past, to being today one of the leading cities in terms of urban planning and social innovation.

In this ONLINE EXPERIENCE we will redefine the way to discover a city and it's culture; you will learn which are the most relevant places in Medellin and also you will be fully prepared to move as a local when you decide to visit our city.

To develop our dynamic, we will use a map of Medellin as a board game, where you will find all the public transport lines with their respective stops drawn. We will use photographs to take a virtual tour, in which YOU will be in charge of navigating, moving around the city and discovering each of the places that marked different events in the history of Medellin.

Check out the ratings on our experience in Medellin:

- Comuna 13 + Downtown: From violence to innovation ---> https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/199665

* PLEASE NOTE THAT TICKETS ARE PER PARTICIPANT, NOT PER HOUSEHOLD

- GREAT FOR GROUPS
- GREAT FOR TEAM-BUILDING
Medellin, a city that until a few years ago nobody recommended, much less thought to visit, is today a destination recommended by The New York Times and National Geographic, for being a city that has been reinventing itself from an extremely violent past, to being today one of the leading cities in terms of urban planning and social innovation.

In this ONLINE EXPERIENCE we will redefine the way to discover a city and it's culture; you…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book a private group
    Sebastián can host private groups of any size, up to 30 guests. Private group rates start at $91.
From $19
/ person
Sun, Jan 17
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (EST)
Join 5 other guests
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Sun, Jan 17
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EST)
Join 2 other guests
$19 per person
$19 per person
Sun, Jan 17
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (EST)
$19 per person
$19 per person

Meet your host, Sebastián

Host on Airbnb since 2016
  • 124 Reviews
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We are a great team made up of two brothers, we are Sebastian and Julian, both born and raised in Medellin. I'm 28 years old, I'm an architect, urban planner and passionate about Medellin, with my brother we have been fortunate to experience first hand the fascinating transformation of our city and go through all it's neighborhoods, that until a few years ago it was impossible to access. It's incredible to see how Medellin went from being the most violent city worldwide in 1991, to being today one of the reference cities in terms of urban planning and social innovation worldwide.

In the last two years we have received more than 2000 people in the experiences that we develop, always obtaining very good ratings, now through technology, we want to reach more places and show the inspiring history of Medellin.
We are a great team made up of two brothers, we are Sebastian and Julian, both born and raised in Medellin. I'm 28 years old, I'm an architect, urban planner and passionate about Medellin, with my brother we have been fortunate to experience first hand the fascinating transformation of our city and go through all it's neighborhoods, that until a few years ago it was impossible to access. It's incredible to see how Medellin went from being the most violent city worldwide in 1991, to being today…
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Rated 4.94 out of 5 from 124 reviews.

Julia
January 2021
Sebastian did such a great job in virtually guiding us through Medellín! He asked us for preferences on what we should take a look at next and took time to make conversation with us. We definitely learned a lot and cannot wait to actually travel to Colombia when COVID is over!
Sebastian did such a great job in virtually guiding us through Medellín! He asked us for preferences on what we should take a look at next and took time to make conversation with u…
Helgi
January 2021
Fascinating & hopeful insights about how a city embroiled in conflict has been reinventing itself. Eye opening learning experience. Very engaging and well worth your time.
Debra
January 2021
Given Sebastian’s background in architecture and urban planning, it was no surprise that his presentation was interesting and chock full of historical nuggets and fascinating details. At almost 2 hours long, we absolutely got our money’s worth. I highly recommend this experience.
Given Sebastian’s background in architecture and urban planning, it was no surprise that his presentation was interesting and chock full of historical nuggets and fascinating detai…
Caro
January 2021
Great insights, very informative and interesting, presented by a real pro. Exceeded our expectations, beyond the clichée!Sebastián answered all of our questions profoundly. A perfect first step towards the live experience/tavelling. Highly recommended!
Great insights, very informative and interesting, presented by a real pro. Exceeded our expectations, beyond the clichée!Sebastián answered all of our questions profoundly. A perfe…
Kyle
December 2020
A true story teller and expert with transportation, geography, and demographics of Medellín! Made us feel right at home throughout our 90 mins together- went out of his way to answer all of our questions!
Rachel
December 2020
We really enjoyed the experience and felt like we saw a lot of both the different regions of Medellin and the surrounding areas. It’s clear that Sebastián has a passion for his country, urban planning and community awareness, and the environment. It took a blah Monday and made it a fun, interactive getaway. Sebastián welcomed questions and definitely knew the history, culture and land.
We really enjoyed the experience and felt like we saw a lot of both the different regions of Medellin and the surrounding areas. It’s clear that Sebastián has a passion for his cou…

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.