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

Medellin: Private 3-Hour Pablo Escobar Godfather Tour

Product ID: 87962
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Learn the story of Colombia's most notorious Godfather on a private 4-hour Pablo Escobar tour of Medellin. Visit sites from his infamous history, including the house where he was murdered. Enjoy lunch at one of his favorite restaurants!
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Wheelchair accessible

Pick-up service

Complimentary hotel or apartment pick-up provided for guests staying in the main Poblado area of Medellin and Laureles area in Medellin. For other locations please get in touch with the local provider after booking.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn the story of the Godfather of the Medellin Cartel on a Pablo Escobar tour
  • Choose from a morning or afternoon departure
  • Get insider tips and information from a local guide
  • Investigate the remarkable history of one of the world's most notorious criminals
Full description
Take part in one of the most controversial tours of Medellin and learn the history of Pablo Escobar and his Medellin Cartel. Learn how he went from being a common car thief to the world's second richest man, even offering to pay Colombia's external debt of $13 billion at one point!

Revered by many for his work building hospitals, churches, soccer fields, schools and a barrio for the underprivileged, he was also feared and hated by politicians, the Los Pepe vigilante group, the rival Cali Cartel and the families of his thousands of victims.

Benefit from the option of hotel pick-up at 09:00 or 13:30, and then travel in comfort by modern and spacious vehicle exclusive to your party. Take an emotional roller-coaster ride as your guide reveals privileged information that brings the turbulent period to life. Visit a church sanctuary where Escobar and his murderous hit men would go to mass to have their bullets blessed and pray for "perfect hits." 

See the Monaco building (known as the "Building of Terror") where the war between the Cali Cartel and Medellin Cartel started. Stand on the same ground where 2 massive bombs exploded, visit the house where he lived and was murdered, and go to the cemetery where he is buried on the city's outskirts. Stop for lunch at one of his favorite restaurants.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Pick-up and drop off at hotels and apartments in the main Poblado area of Medellin and Laureles
  • Private tour
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Not allowed
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• This tour is operated by a multi-lingual guide
• Please provide your detailed hotel or accommodation details, including the correct address. If you're staying in an apartment complex, please give the name of the building with the address, and wait outside for your pick-up at the designated time
• Please be on time for the tour so that it can start promptly without delay
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 25 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.9/5
Value for money
4.1/5
Safety
4.8/5

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Medellin Travels

Product ID: 87962