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Medellín: The Real Pablo Escobar Tour

1. Medellín: The Real Pablo Escobar Tour

Tour is in English, Begin your tour by visiting 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. Next, head to “la cathedral”, a jail Escobar built for himself in an agreement with the government, from which he later escaped. 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. 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. ..and for a Limited Time: This tour Also Includes a Free Night Stay at the new Amazing: Adrenaline Hostal!! ..just ask to claim your free night!

Medellín: Pablo Escobar Tour with Guide and Transportation

2. Medellín: Pablo Escobar Tour with Guide and Transportation

Get to know the history behind the fiction, on this tour we will visit the most representative places that were related to the famous Pablo Escobar. There you will learn a little about the history of this character and how his actions generated a mark in Colombia due to his harmful actions. You will have the opportunity to visit representative neighborhoods where he had his office, illuminated and created sports fields, the turning park, where the old Monaco building was located. and the Montesacro cemetery where he, his cousin and important people who lived to write the story of this famous character are buried.

Medellin Pablo Escobar Tour

3. Medellin Pablo Escobar Tour

Learn about the life and times of the drug lord Pablo Escobar on a guided tour of Medellin and discover how the city has changed since his death in 1993. Loved and feared by millions, Pablo Escobar’s story is intimately linked to the recent history of Colombia’s second largest city. The notorious drug lord and killer was once listed in “Forbes” magazine as the seventh richest man in the world. He was elected to the House of Representatives, and once offered to pay Colombia's national debt of 26 billion dollars in exchange for immunity from prosecution. He built his own lavish home to serve as his jail cell and put out bounties on Colombian policemen. Travel back to the time of Pablo Escobar's reign over the city, and learn about his extensive cocaine operation. Visit three historical sites with Escobar associations, including the Monaco Building (Edificio Monaco) where he lived and survived a bomb attack by the rival Cali cartel that was designed to kill him. See the house where he was shot dead in a hail of bullets in December 1993, and his grave next to the “Black Widow” drug lord, Griselda Blanco. Learn what life was like during the terrible years when the drug barons ruled and how Medellin has survived to become one of the most innovative and resilient cities on earth.

Medellín: Pablo Escobar Tour incl. museum & transportation

4. Medellín: Pablo Escobar Tour incl. museum & transportation

Discover the history behind the fiction; on this tour, we will visit the most representative places related to the famous Pablo Escobar. There you will learn about the history of this character and how his actions left a mark on Colombia due to his harmful deeds. You will have the opportunity to visit representative neighborhoods where he had his office, illuminated and created sports fields, such as the turning park, where the old Monaco building was located, and the Montesacro cemetery where he, his cousin, and important people who lived to write the story of this famous character are buried. Additionally, you will visit the museum with his most prized possessions, owned by Nicolás Escobar, the drug lord's eldest nephew, where you will find bullet-riddled vehicles, motorcycles, safes, and much more.

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Medellín: The Real Pablo Escobar Tour

Medellín: The Real Pablo Escobar Tour

Tour is in English, Begin your tour by visiting 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. Next, head to “la cathedral”, a jail Escobar built for himself in an agreement with the government, from which he later escaped. 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. 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. ..and for a Limited Time: This tour Also Includes a Free Night Stay at the new Amazing: Adrenaline Hostal!! ..just ask to claim your free night!

Medellín: Pablo Escobar Tour with Guide and Transportation

Medellín: Pablo Escobar Tour with Guide and Transportation

Get to know the history behind the fiction, on this tour we will visit the most representative places that were related to the famous Pablo Escobar. There you will learn a little about the history of this character and how his actions generated a mark in Colombia due to his harmful actions. You will have the opportunity to visit representative neighborhoods where he had his office, illuminated and created sports fields, the turning park, where the old Monaco building was located. and the Montesacro cemetery where he, his cousin and important people who lived to write the story of this famous character are buried.

Medellin Pablo Escobar Tour

Medellin Pablo Escobar Tour

Learn about the life and times of the drug lord Pablo Escobar on a guided tour of Medellin and discover how the city has changed since his death in 1993. Loved and feared by millions, Pablo Escobar’s story is intimately linked to the recent history of Colombia’s second largest city. The notorious drug lord and killer was once listed in “Forbes” magazine as the seventh richest man in the world. He was elected to the House of Representatives, and once offered to pay Colombia's national debt of 26 billion dollars in exchange for immunity from prosecution. He built his own lavish home to serve as his jail cell and put out bounties on Colombian policemen. Travel back to the time of Pablo Escobar's reign over the city, and learn about his extensive cocaine operation. Visit three historical sites with Escobar associations, including the Monaco Building (Edificio Monaco) where he lived and survived a bomb attack by the rival Cali cartel that was designed to kill him. See the house where he was shot dead in a hail of bullets in December 1993, and his grave next to the “Black Widow” drug lord, Griselda Blanco. Learn what life was like during the terrible years when the drug barons ruled and how Medellin has survived to become one of the most innovative and resilient cities on earth.

Medellín: Pablo Escobar Tour incl. museum & transportation

Medellín: Pablo Escobar Tour incl. museum & transportation

Discover the history behind the fiction; on this tour, we will visit the most representative places related to the famous Pablo Escobar. There you will learn about the history of this character and how his actions left a mark on Colombia due to his harmful deeds. You will have the opportunity to visit representative neighborhoods where he had his office, illuminated and created sports fields, such as the turning park, where the old Monaco building was located, and the Montesacro cemetery where he, his cousin, and important people who lived to write the story of this famous character are buried. Additionally, you will visit the museum with his most prized possessions, owned by Nicolás Escobar, the drug lord's eldest nephew, where you will find bullet-riddled vehicles, motorcycles, safes, and much more.

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4.6
(466 reviews)

The guide Juan was excellent, he had a lot of information and the right informations and explains the details along the way. The drive was wonderful. The tour was great! Thank you to Juan 5 star

Amazing people is friendly and very polite it was a great experience, it would be good if you guys have an open bar in the boat even if we have to pay more, that would be great!

Daniel was awesome. Gave us all the best information and handled the tour in a very professional and respectful way while also being super informative

Daniel was very informative and enthusiastic about what he was talking about! Kept us all very engaged, would definitely recommend!!

The tour was very interesting and the tour guide was very knowledgeable!