The "not polite to use his name" City Tour

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This cultural tour provides a real glimpse into his life and tells the story impartially, by demonstrating 4 points in the city. (including the jail he built and escaped from) Understand the basis and history that made Medellin an award-winning, innovative city!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Top !0 Tours in Medellin

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Stop At: Parque Memorial Inflexion

Visit the site of Escobar’s former home, where he hid his family and had enemies plant bombs to kill him. Learn about the transformation of this site into a memorial park for victims of Colombia's drug war.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Monasterio Santa Gertrudis La Magna

Next, head to “la cathedral”, a jail Escobar built for himself in an agreement with the government, from which he later escaped.

Duration: 45 minutes

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Afterward, visit the soccer field Escobar built, known for its visionary design, where he gave speeches in an attempt to make a foray into Colombian politics.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Cementerio Jardines Montesacro

To cap things off, make your way to the cemetery, where Escobar is buried along with his family and other members of his gang, including Griselda Blanco. By the end of the day, leave the tour with a better understanding of the negative impact that Escobar had on the country and the lives of the Colombian people.

Duration: 30 minutes
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