In recent years the city of Medellin has become one of the most touristic and most visited by foreigners and also by the Colombians, some of the most welcoming places in the city are leaving aside the beautiful towns and landscapes of the department of Antioquia. In this article we list some popular destinations inside and outside of the city limits. Villages near medellin have been secure for some time, and I am sure you wil find the extremely friendly. Bellow is a list of some of the historical places in Medellin city tours. Read on and enjoy. Let us know if your looking for something. Cheers!
Santa Fe de Antioquia:
Located north of the city of Medellin, with a pleasant summer climate in this beautiful village you will enjoy its friendly people and typical foods, some of the sights you could visit are: West Bridge (Monument Nacional), Archbishop's Palace, Plaza Mayor Juan del Corral, Museum of Religious Art, Rio Tonusco in some parts of it, fishing is done, Jewelry. Where parts are made by hand with the art of filigree. Click Here for more information on Santa Fe de Antioquia
Located east of the city of Medellin, this warm town has an excellent tourist infrastructure and the you will enjoy a wonderful holiday and visiting tourist sites: the monastery, the stone on the hill and the historical museum community. Canopy can also enjoy a leisurely stroll or boat. http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guatap%C3%A9
Located east of the city of Medellin, is characterized by cold weather, tourist sites are: Museum of Religious Art, Wood Street, Tutucan, Park Bears, also can meet its beautiful scenery and the joy of its people. Rio Negro Info click here
This city is definately in the top list of the most beautiful cities in all of Colombia. Located southwest of the city of Medellin, is characterized by a warmer climate, Typically, the key plate are freshly caught trout in Las trout, just 5 miles from the headwaters, where visitors can make their own fishery this succulent fish, and do as they please prepare recipes that recommend servers. The trout, in Garden, is a flagship product, Jardin Information click here
*All the villages are full of friendly people, excellent weather and the best near the city of Medellin. Other places of tourist interest located in the city they represent a family entertainment are:
Some Popular Destinations inside the City:
An attractive fusion of nature and architecture designed with generous pedestrian areas, various multiple access possibilities and alternatives for dialogue with science and technology. Within its account with the aquarium structure which is a beautiful stage that contains the most representative species inhabiting different watersheds in Colombia, as well as an important showcase of marine life, the aquarium is a world enriched by the colors of the corals, sea anemones and other elements that invite not only the surprise, but also to the conservation of natural resources.
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Jarden Bontaical of Medellin *(botanical gardens of Medellin)
Museo de Antioquia:
Is the most important museum in Medellín, and one of the best known of Colombia. He first established in the department of Antioquia, the second in the country. The museum is in downtown Medellin, facing the Plaza Botero, near the Parque Berrio metro station. The Plaza Botero has several outdoor sculptures which can be seen at any time of day and enjoy the works of artist Fernando Botero.
Ecoparque Cerro El Volador:
One of the tutelary hills of Medellin, is historic and natural heritage of the nation. During the Acenso the hill, which is only allowed to drive up to a certain point, there are vantage points that offer magnificent views over the city, as well as public spaces where cultural activities take place, as the observation of space in the full moon. This nature area is suitable for outdoor activities.
Santa Fe Zoologico:
It has a thousand species from the Americas in most cases. Among the representatives of the animal kingdom that most attract the attention of visitors are rhinos, lions, Bengal tigers, zebras, spectacled bears, harpy eagles, hippos and chimpanzees. The park also has over five hundred trees and shrubs of different species. Medellín Metro: Station Industrial
Unidad Deportiva Atanasio Girardot:
Especially for visitors and tourists interested in sport, the Sports Unit Atanasio Girardot can offer several new or exclusive. The unit is the only one of Colombia as one urban area integrates complete practice scenarios for more than 50 deportes. It is this integration planning of so many sports into one beautiful area citadina making it very unique, modern and practical. Many consider it as outstanding in Latin America because of their design to their diligent maintenance by local government, and because its large array of stadiums and arenas constitute one of the most complete units concentrated urban links of the continent.
Museo El Castillo:
This Gothic medieval castle surrounded by gardens and French style was built in 1930. Located in El Poblado, southeastern sector of the city, is a museum since 1972 and his collection of fine arts and decorative arts including European paintings and Colombian artists, art objects and antiques from the late nineteenth early twentieth century belonging to the family Echavarria Zur-Nied. In his antiquarian can acquire real artistic and historical gems.
Valley Metro Culture Bore:
Loop Medellin is more pleasant when the trip is in the underground cables and 2 meters, transport systems that facilitate access to major tourist attractions in the city.
In operation since 1995, with 25 stations located in the lines, A and B, comprising the neighborhoods of Medellin and the latter with neighboring municipalities.
From the metro access to two meters cables, air transport, with cabins for 10 passengers flying over residential neighborhoods on the hillsides surrounding the central regions towards the northeast and west of the city. In addition, the system connects with 112 bus routes integrated fare system, expanding coverage and improving access to sights and recreation in the valley of bored.
Parque Lleras (Zona Rosa):
In the nearby Parque Lleras many streets, avenues, parks and public spaces, all looking "small" for many tourists, but full of attractions for the nightlife.
Lleras Park itself is rather a charming small square, which, despite offering the best restaurants, bars, music or prospectors in the area can not offer everything. The longest call Zona Rosa is also home to Parque Lleras, but the Zona Rosa is exceeded in size. In the Zona Rosa Medellin there for everyone. But we need several days exploring its streets and mazes, where the varied entertainment can not be easily explained. The Zona Rosa is literally and as they say in Antioquia, "the verraquera.
Medellin, Milla de Oro:
This area of the village lies the "Golden Mile" of Medellin, beautiful avenue-boulevard of great extension and stunning architectural beauty, full of buildings that are true works of art, shopping centers, buildings business and restaurants. Can be traveled by car, but worth visiting on foot, and not only once, since tourism is very abundant there.