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Best things to do in Medellín

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Cosmetics Shop
“Fun mall on Avenida El Poblado ( Carrera 43). Some parts are open-air. Banks and shops here. ”
78 locals recommend
Theme Park
“ It is an incredible theme park, about animals, astronomy, and many other things, great to also go with children. Es un parque temático increíble, sobre animales, astronomía y muchas otras cosas, ideal para ir también con niños.”
83 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Museum of Antioquia (Museo de Antioquia) is an art museum in Medellín. It houses a large collection of works by Medellín native Fernando Botero and Pedro Nel Gómez. It was the first museum established in Antioquia department and the second in Colombia. The museum is located in the center of Medellín on the Botero Plaza near the Berrío Park metro station.”
88 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Botanical Garden. Perfect for a Picnic or a pacefull walk. Walking distance or a very short taxi ride.”
85 locals recommend
Plaza
“Here you can find anything you would love doing for fun, dancing classes available!!”
122 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“Pueblito Paisa located at the top of Nutibara Hill. Nice spot for a good view of the city, get some refreshments and eat some local delicacies. It's a traditional point of interest for national tourists.”
96 locals recommend
Museum
“Nice museum that also has cinema, good cafes and its in a good area to hang out”
75 locals recommend
Plaza
“To visit one of the best open museums in the world. Get to know the art of Maestro Botero”
73 locals recommend
Bar
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“Some tourist like this place because it is very alive at night with plenty of nightclubs, restaurants, bars hostels and people around. In my case, I prefer "Provenza" just two block from here.”
72 locals recommend
Accessories Store
“Uno de los mejores centros comerciales de la ciudad / One of the best shopping malls in the city”
42 locals recommend
Museum
“Is a Gothic-style castle. beautiful gardens and an amazing view of Medellin city. The museum preserves art by colombian masters. the museum also offers a small cafe for refreshments and snacks”
46 locals recommend
Athletics & Sports
“Going to a football match is a very good experience, or if you like doing excersice you can enjoy the running track or outdoor gym”
45 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“All kind of shops, an Exito supermarket, some restaurants and cafés. It also has a Cinema. A 5-10 minutes walk from Casa TAMAYO.”
42 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A very special molecular gastronomic experience of Colombian food but quite expensive for Colombia it is about 100.000 COP ”
32 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Recently renovated museum. It includes a permanent collection by feminist Medellin-born artist Debora Arango. It has a movie theater usually for independent movies, free outside cinema, nice museum shop...”
27 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
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“Traditional Colombian food. EXQUISITE, NICE and CHEAP :D Ask for Mondongo, Bandeja paisa o Ajiaco.”
43 locals recommend