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88% Avg. city rating Rated by 263 customers

Activities / excursions 89%

Restaurants / eating out 88%

Shopping 83%

Chilling out / relaxing 84%

Getting around / public transport 93%

Sightseeing 87%

Culture 88%

Nightlife / partying 92%

Value for money 84%

Customer Travel Tips for Medellin

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80% Avg. rating
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  • Value for money - 80%
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  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


26 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Go on the free walking tour

Liked: I liked the atmosphere, the botanical gardens, and the shopping (good place to pick up essential items, such as headphones, charger, etc., for good prices)

Disliked: Lack of sightseeing/things to do for backpackers

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
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  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


20 Mar 2014

Customer Travel Tip: Get to know the real Medellin far away from Poblado

Liked: Everything i actually live here now so i guess enough said. I fell in love with this place!!

Disliked: nop!! I love it here

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
64% Avg. rating


16 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: your time would be better spent in the coffee axis, but if you do go, check out parque Arvi and the botanical garden.

Liked: It has great history, and the Real City Tours are fantastic

Disliked: it's super smoggy and overall not that unremarkable.

96% Avg. rating
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  • Value for money - 100%
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  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
96% Avg. rating


10 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Visit the city center, go around Medellin: Guatape

Liked: The people inMedellin are very nice.

Disliked: Nothing

89% Avg. rating
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  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


08 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: A good base to be around in the area.

Liked: Botero.

Disliked: The rainy weather each day.

100% Avg. rating
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100% Avg. rating


01 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Events / festivals Partying / nightlife Relaxation / spa Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: No idea.

Liked: Fun

Disliked: Na

89% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
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  • Shopping - 100%
89% Avg. rating


25 Feb 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: none

Liked: The weather is phenomenal

Disliked: no

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


25 Feb 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Family Holiday Partying / nightlife

Customer Travel Tip: Bring money and make sure someone you are with speaks spanish

Liked: The atmosphere was very nice and most shops and places to dine were in close proximity to one another.

Disliked: Travelling was a pain and few drivers wanted to or knew where you were asking to go. Communication was difficult and everything was priced high to higher.

80% Avg. rating
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  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


19 Feb 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: A

Liked: A

Disliked: A

100% Avg. rating
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100% Avg. rating


14 Feb 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: preguntar en su albergue antes de salir a recorrer la ciudad, en paisa city hostel me ayudaron mucho con toda la información turística de la ciudad y recomendaciones sobre la seguridad.

Liked: Hermosa, su gente es increible

Disliked: no es una ciudad perfecta pero tiene mucho que ofrecer.

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


11 Feb 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference

Customer Travel Tip: Use the subway (metro) if possible

Liked: Organized city, good public transport system, friendly people, clean city, variety in sightseeing

Disliked: Not so many green areas inside the city

96% Avg. rating
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  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 100%
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96% Avg. rating


03 Feb 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Do the free walking tour with Real City Tours! Amazing guide!

Liked: Interesting and the Zona Rosa with the bars is quite nice.

Disliked: no

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
89% Avg. rating


24 Jan 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Get out of Poblado--if you have the time, rent an apartment in one of the other safe areas and enjoy the city.

Liked: Good place to rent an apartment and enjoy city life.

Disliked: The city can be a bit noisy well past midnight, but I'm a night owl, so there is no problem

96% Avg. rating
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  • Value for money - 100%
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  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
96% Avg. rating


06 Jan 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: stay in poblado. go out around parque poblado. ride the cable cars.

Liked: everything. such a trendy innovative city. had a wonderful time.

Disliked: n/a

96% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
96% Avg. rating


05 Jan 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Não perca o parque explora.

Liked: Amei cada pedacinho da cidade, tudo muito lindo e inovador. Lindas construções, arquitetura maravilhosa. A cidade tem muito a oferecer.

Disliked: Nada.

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
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91% Avg. rating


04 Jan 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Explore outside of Poblado

Liked: Verdeo restaurant hands down best veg food in Colombia

Disliked: Too many gringos!

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


02 Jan 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Go on a walking tour - guide explains unique Medellin culture. Also cable cars - cheap and interesting way to see the city.

Liked: Modern city with a really interesting culture.

Disliked: Not particularly!

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
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  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


26 Dec 2013

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: There's a system of small bus running frequently for the 45 min ride to town from the airport. Ask at info, it's right outside at curbside. Don't be discouraged by the lines, there are only 2 routes. Costs approx $8 US instead of $40 US by cab. Learn the metro system first off. I didn't get around to the connecting buses, but could have saved many steps. You buy a reloadable card (ask for reduced price if over 65) which can be shared by multiple users. Taxis are also very reasonable, except for long distances when you might get stuck in traffic. Best to do the long stretches by metro and grab a bus or taxi for final destination.

Liked: We came to see the light displays (Alumbrados) in Dec-Jan and enjoy the sunny climate. Add to that, there are countless parks, a very manageable metro system, with cable car extension to the large hilltop wilderness (Arvi Park). Upscale shopping centers. The outdoor Botero sculptures, plus his paintings in the museum of Antioquia.

Disliked: Nothing. On Christmas day when the traffic decreased dramatically, the air was almost clear, despite the valley location, surrounded by tall hills.

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


18 Dec 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Ninguno en especial, estar preparado para disfrutar

Liked: De Medellin me gustael clima,las personas el transporte es barato y es una ciudad segura.

Disliked: No

100% Avg. rating
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
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  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


09 Dec 2013

Customer Travel Tip: go on both cable carts and come to Medellin to see Christmas decorations and Light 'festival' on the 7th of December.

Liked: metro and cable carts. lights festival (7th of December) and christmas decorations.

Disliked: pickpocketers

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88% Avg. city rating Rated by 263 customers

Activities / excursions 89%

Restaurants / eating out 88%

Shopping 83%

Chilling out / relaxing 84%

Getting around / public transport 93%

Sightseeing 87%

Culture 88%

Nightlife / partying 92%

Value for money 84%

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