Pablo Escobar tour and Colombian history (just history, we don't glorify)

Beyond visiting the iconic places in the life of the drug lord, we focus on discussing different points of view around the country and the problems related to drug trafficking. Our purpose is the understanding of such scourge and its impact in our country, and the process Medellín has gone through in order to become an innovative and safer city.  We do not glorify Pablo or see him as a hero, we simply seek to understand the political, social and economic context of that time.

From the place where  you are staying, we go to:
- The Cathedral (a former customized and luxury jail)
- The cemetery (where we will discuss on his family and the closest people)
- The memorial square (where we will talk a little about some versions and points of view around Pablo).

Optionally we can stop to grab some snacks

Daily tours at 9:00 am or 1:45 pm

per adult from

$54

NZD

Duration

3 to 5 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Professional guide
    • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
    • Transport by private vehicle
    What's excluded :
    • Drinks
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Monasterio Santa Gertrudis La Magna, Envigado, Antioquia, Colombia

    Here we discuss the political and economic context of what was one of the most violent countries in the world, of all the facts that led the Colombian government to accept this agreement and how its development was

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Cementerio Jardines Montesacro, Carrera 42 25 51, Itagui 055413 Colombia

    Here we talk about many perspectives and points of view about Pablo's history, we try to make people understand the context in which Pablo grew up and why he was that person with such a particular personality

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Parque Inflexión, Medellín, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia

    Finally, we visit the memorial square, formerly his residence, his residence, an icon for pablo escobar demolished by the government to build a memorial square, intending to rebuild the memory and preserve the history that caused lot of damage and many thousand of victims

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Sabaneta, Sabaneta, Antioquia Department

    finally, a stop to visit one of the towns frequented by Pablo, where we will visit a church that curiously became a pilgrimage site for hitmen and all kinds of favors for people related to crime. Further, we will talk about the idiosyncrasy and culture of many young people who grew up without opportunities, who saw drugs as the only way to get ahead.


    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    The pick-up is at the place where you are staying, as long as it is in Medellín or Envigado
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Comfortable clothes and the best attitude
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • 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 Discovering Medellin

Activity ID: V-112814P2

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