Medellin

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    Top Descriptions

    Made internationally famous by the notorious cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar, Medellin is striving hard to create a new image for itself. Though probably most popular for its history of narcotics, Medellin today is a welcoming and forward thinking city that has a promising future ahead of it. Once dangerous barrios such as are now seeing tourists on a daily basis thanks to the wonderful Medellin Metrocable, which now also connects the casual tourist to destinations on the city limits like . Indeed, it would seem that Escobar’s lost fortunes have not been put to waste. But while the city does have some very modern elements to it, crime and poverty are still sadly quite high on an international standard. – Daniel
     
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    Top Tips

    A good place to start exploring would be around the . It’s unique, central and there are a few other attractions nearby.
    If you’re looking for something free to do, the is quite recommended. Take a picnic and you could make a good half day of it.
    While you might be tempted to find accommodation in the hip part of the city, you’ll get a more authentic (and more affordable) experience if you don’t.
    Make good use of the metro system. It’s clean, cheap, efficient, and covers most areas of interest around the city, and the metrocable affords some great views of the city. This public transportation system really is something to be proud of.
     
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    The Location

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      Name in local script:Medellín
      Also known as:Municipality of Medellín
       
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      Environment type:hill, forest, mountain, woods
      Location type:city, town, urban
       
      Religion type:Catholicism

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      How much will it cost us?

      Currency:Colombian Peso (COP)
      Average daily budget:COP138,000

      When should we go there, and for how long?

      Average time taken:3 nights
      High season:December, January, June, July
      Low season:March, April

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        Language(s):Spanish
        Timezone:UTC-05:00
        Country calling code:57

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          Number of attractions visited:6
          Travel time to attractions:35 minutes
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          Altitude:1,495m
          Population:3731447
          Size:1,152km2

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