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

Pablo Escobar 3-Hour Historical Tour

Product ID: 73951
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Pablo Escobar, once Colombia’s most-feared drug lord, was also popular for the charity projects he sponsored. Learn about his life on this tour.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn the secrets of Colombia’s darkest era and hear the true story of Pablo Escobar
  • Visit his former mansion in Medellin and learn how he used to defeat his enemies
  • Discover why Escobar was a feared but popular figure
Full description
This 3-hour tour takes you back in time to 3 important places in the life of Pablo Escobar: the Monaco Building, which was one of his residences; the house where he was killed; and the cemetery where he was buried.

As the richest man in the world in 1975, Pablo Escobar indulged in expensive cars, houses and airplanes, and still had enough money to ensure he was well liked by millions of people.

An example of Escobar’s wealth is his imposing residence in the El Poblado neighborhood, where the tour begins.

Learn about Escobar’s extensive cocaine operation, and his other residences, including Hacienda Napoles, which is now a theme park. During his life it was a luxurious estate that even featured a private zoo.

See the house where Escobar was killed. Hiding in his aunt’s house he was tracked down and shot dead when he attempted to escape from the rooftop.

At the end of the tour you’ll visit Escobar’s burial place in the south of Medellín, not far from the neighborhood of Envigado where he grew up.
Includes
  • Private transportation from and to your hotel
  • Expert guide in English or Spanish
  • Transportation between various tour sites
  • Tickets to attractions visited
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips/gratuities
  • Optional activity costs

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
Know before you go
• The order of visits on the tour may be modified in the case of inclement weather conditions
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