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Otraparte Museum

Otraparte Museum

A preferred place to visit and an excellent opportunity to discover about the Colombian culture, its literature and its writers, the Otraparte Museum, located in the nearby municipality of Envigado, is one of our favorite things to do in Medellin. The Fernando Gonzalez – Otraparte Corporation was created on April 10th, 2002 after the initiative […]

“Rafael Uribe Uribe” Culture Palace

“Rafael Uribe Uribe” Culture Palace

The Palace of Culture is now a National Monument and it’s headquarters of all the cultural programs of the department of Antioquia and is the center of tons of activities and things to do in Medellin. Built in 1925 by Belgian architect Agustin Goovaerts, who imposed the Flemish Gothic or Gothic Revival architecture, Rafael Uribe […]

Museum of Modern Art of Medellin, MAMM

Museum of Modern Art of Medellin, MAMM

A cultural icon in Medellin’s downtown Built inside a historic construction and in the middle of a parque, a hub of culture and dozens of things to do in Medellin, The Museum of Modern Art (MAMM), dedicated to research, conservation and dissemination in the field of modern and contemporary art and the cultural development of […]

Medellin Churches II

Medellin Churches II

Visiting a number of churches and religious monuments is one of the preferred things to do in Medellin by thousands of visitors every year. Senor de las Misericordias Church Located in the Eastern Part of the city in the Manrique neighborhood and known as well as the Manrique Church, the Senor de las Misericordias (Lord […]

Medellin Churches III

Medellin Churches III

Visiting a number of churches and religious monuments is one of the preferred things to do in Medellin. Nuestra Senora de Los Dolores church The Nuestra Señora de Los Dolores (Our Lady of Sorrows) church is a temple dedicated to the Virgin Mary under the title of Our Lady of Sorrows, located in the La […]

Medellin Churches

Medellin Churches

Visiting a number of churches and religious monuments is one of the preferred things to do in Medellin by thousands of visitors every year. Basilica of Our Lady of Candelaria The Basilica of Our Lady of La Candelaria was the first parish in the city. Church of La Candelaria, as it’s more popularly known, is […]

Santo Domingo Library

Santo Domingo Library

Nestled on top of one of the Eastern hills of Medellin, the Santo Domingo Library has become an important icon in the cultural development of the city and a preferred destination among the many things to do in Medellin. Santo Domingo Savio neighborhood has been for decades one of the most depressed areas in the […]

Aguila Descalza Theater

Aguila Descalza Theater

One of the preferred things to do in Medellin by locals and visitors is going to watch a play in one of the city’s theater locations. The Aguila Descalza Corporation is a non-profit organization that promotes the performing arts, audiovisual production, the creation of their artistic theater group, created by Carlos Mario Aguirre and Cristina […]

La Macarena Entertainment Center

La Macarena Entertainment Center

Opened since 1945, La Macarena Entertainment Center was built as a bullfighting arena. Nowadays, it’s a major scenario for many things to do in Medellin, and where a number of shows are presented the whole year. La Macarena underwent a major reform in 2003 that enabled its transformation in a multiple stage, covered with sunroof […]

Parque de los deseos and Planetarium

Parque de los deseos and Planetarium

One of the favorite things to do in Medellin by locals and visitors is visiting the Parque de los deseos and Planetarium that are located right at the bottom of the University station of the metro, in the same area as Jardin Botanico, parque Explora and Universidad de Antioquia. Medellin’s planetarium offers its visitors a […]

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Colombian Food

Colombian Coffee

Colombian coffee is famous worldwide for being soft and rich in aroma. Coffee has been a way to highlight the good things that happen in Colombia. Probably each person that enjoys having a cup of hot coffee has heard or read about Colombian coffee and has had the curiosity for knowing a little bit more about […]