One of the most popular places to visit in Medellín is Plaza Botero, home to several bronze sculptures by Fernando Botero. It sits in the city center next to the Museo de Antioquia.
The city center of Medellín has a lot to keep a visitor busy for a day or two. The things to see might not be of a world class standard, but it’s good to see some of the city’s important landmarks.
El Poblado is Medellín’s richest neighborhood and upscale entertainment district. This is where you will find many of the city’s best hotels, hostels, bars, clubs, and restaurants.
There is a plethora of good restaurants in Medellín to choose from. Most of them are situated in El Poblado, the city’s upscale entertainment district. I try to get to a new restaurant every time I’m in town.
The best area for hotels in Medellín is El Poblado. It’s the city’s entertainment district and has the majority of good accommodation. There are several options for every budget, from hostels and budget hotels to business class and luxury hotels.
The image of Medellín has suffered internationally from stories of the drug cartels and Pablo Escobar. Not too long ago, it was the most dangerous city in the entire world and completely off limits to tourism.