04 Feb 14 Ways to See Medellín, The World’s Most Dangerous City
Medellín, pronounced as “me-de-jin” with a very subtle “j” on the last syllable.
Once declared as the most dangerous and violent city in the world, it has undergone a major transformation within the past two decades making it almost unrecognizable to residents who grew up during the notorious era. It is fast becoming a top pick in the traveling community and a comfortable haven for digital nomads as well.
Here’s how to experience the new Medellín like a pro:
Ride the train across the city, Metro de Medellín, the only one in the country!
Sign-up for a free walking city tour 1.5 days ahead of time with Real City Tours
See the pueblos from a bird’s eye perspective from the Metrocable for free!
Discover traditional and modern architecture in one place
See butterflies (and lots of couples making out) at Jardín Botanico Medellín
Try the signature Colombian dish, Bandeja Paisa
Burn off the extra calories at Parque Arvi
Appreciate vibrant street art all around you
Learn the real story of Fernando Botero’s sculptures
Let the escalators take you all the way to the top of Comuna 13
Wine, dine and salsa at Poblado, the city’s premier area
Learn to speak Spanish at a fraction of the cost
Have yoga classes en Español, or better yet, learn to teach yoga in Spanish
Get acquainted with the two major bus terminals that connect to any point of the country!
North and South Bus Terminals