Botero City Tour Medellin

One of the greatest characters of Medellín is the master Fernando Botero, who donated an extensive collection of sculptures for the city. Not only his sculptures but also his paintings found in the Museum of Antioquia. This wonderful exhibition shows satires in front of Colombian society; his fervent passion for bulls; a tribute to the classics and the virgin of Chiquinquirá. On this tour, we will be visiting: San Antonio Park and its church, Barrio Boston with its main park. Panoramic on La Playa Avenue and the "Bellas Artes" Palace (it is the enclosure that Master Botero donated for the dissemination of art in the city) We will walk through Botero Square, Palace of Culture and enter to the Museum of Antioquia.

per adult from

$165

NZD

Duration

6 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Guide (bilingual Spanish - English)
    • Private transport
    • Medical aid
    • Hydration
    • Entrance to Antioquia´s Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Museo de Antioquia
    What's excluded :
    • Feeding
    • Unspecified expenses
    • Tips
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Parque San Antonio, Cra 48 numero 63-04 Between Calle 45 & 47, Carrera 46 & 49, Medellin 050012 Colombia

    On this tour, we will follow the steps of the famous Colombian artist Fernando Botero. He created and donated the abstract bronze sculptures that you can find all around the city center. The sculptures, which are created in the form of giant bodies, body parts or animals, are a popular tourist attraction. To start the tour, we will pick you up from your hotel. Our first stop will be San Antonio Park. In this park, you can find 23 sculptures of Botero. But without a doubt, the most known sculpture is a broken bird. In June 1995 a terror attack, which occurred in San Antonio Park, destroyed the bird and killed 30 and injured more than 200 people. Today the bird functions as a monument for the victims and is supposed to embody the resilience of the city.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Plaza Botero, Medellin Colombia

    we will cross the Botero Square, where we will see more of Fernando Botero’s sculptures. Also, we will pass by the Palace of Culture, which is one of the most photographed buildings in Medellín.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Museo de Antioquia, Calle 52 #52-43, Medellin Colombia

    But Fernando Botero not only donated the sculptures to the San Antonio Park and Botero Square. He also donated paintings to the Museum of Antioquia, which shows an exhibition about the artist. In general, the exhibition shows and explains his life and what he has been wanting to express with his art.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Colombia Travel Operator SAS

Activity ID: V-12060P36

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