places to visit on your next trip to Medellín

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Escalators

Carrera 110

In the higher part of the city, in the district of Comuna 13, a 426-foot [130 m] long escalator goes up the mountain in just six minutes. There you can enjoy the view and also explore the streets filled with graffiti art.

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Museo de Antioquia

Cl. 52 #52-43

It was the second museum to be built in Colombia. Its collection has around 5,000 pieces and includes everything from archaeological artifacts to contemporary art. There you can find several works by sculptor Fernando Botero.

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Miradores de Las Palmas

Vía Las Palmas # 1 a 99

The two panoramic overlooks have a spectacular view of the city.

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Parque de los Pies Descalzos

Cra. 58 #42-125

An oasis in the city center, it has a forest of guaduas (a bamboo species), a Zen garden and guided tours.

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Sixttina

L-719 #26, Cl. 6Sur

It’s one of the best nightclubs in the city. The high-ceilinged building has modern design and lively music.