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  1. Colombia
  2. Antioquia
  3. Medellín
  4. Pablo Escobar Mural

Medellín: Pablo Escobar Tour

Product ID: 227887
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Explore Medellín city and learn about the notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar. Learn about the cities' tragic past and current revitalization from a local guide.
About this activity
Duration 3.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Spot some of the most notorious landmarks associated with the Colombian drug lord
  • Gain an insight into the complex history of the city of Medellín from a local guide
  • Take advantage of some excellent photo opportunities
Full description
After being picked up from your hostel or residence, you will first be taken to the housing block where the narcotrafficker met his end in the west of the city.

Following this you will venture to the cemetery where Escobar himself is buried, as well as some of his family members, including the grave of his cousin, Gustavo. Next stop is at the ruins of the jail Escobar built for himself to be interred, as part of a deal with the government of the time. Known as La Catedral, this site overlooks the city and provides an excellent photo opportunity. The jail contained a party room, pool tables, a football field, and numerous other ameneties that would be expected of a five star hotel. 

Back in the city, your final stop will be at the remains of the Monaco building, which the goverment demolished in February 2019 to build a memorial of the victims of the violence that raged in Colombia during Escobar's lifetime.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Bilingual tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drink
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Product ID: 227887