Medellín History and Religious Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Medellín
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Tour description

Due to their historical and socially important value to the city, Medellin is home of several places of National Patrimony. These places will amaze you with their stunning architecture that is filled with history. Stops include The Old Railroad of Antioquia Building, Coltejer Building, Carré Building, Veracruz Church, San Pedro Museum Cemetery and Saint Ignacious of Loyola Church, among others. Fall in love with the originality, aesthetics and authenticity that characterize Medellín.

Once our bilingual driver has met you at the hotel or the location you have suggested for pick up, the tour heads north on a customized journey by an air-conditioned car.First stop takes place at Government Center where the first important buildings were built. Feel free to stop anytime to purchase extra drinks while you make yourself comfortable and take pictures or ask questions to the guide. There are convenient facilities where to grab snacks at any time so is recommended to bring Colombian pesos since not every store takes cards. As you leave this area with you guide narrating the history of our founders, the tour gets deep into downtown for a look at San Ignacius Chapel and its majestic architecture which is now cultural heritage of the country. Continue to the oldest cathedral in Medellin which took almost 40 years for completion, a great way to understand the early days of the city. After having discovered this fascinating gem of architecture, tour heads to the marvelous San Pedro Cemetery Museum, another great piece of heritage that holds mausoleums for the wealthiest families in the city including former presidents, writers and celebrities.It has already been a pleasure to show you the historic and religious heritage of Medellín and our team definitely looks forward to welcoming your family and friends in the near future so feel free to ask your guide for info and special deals as you are heading back. After approximately 3-hour of a fantastic journey, you should be already familiar with Medellín and how it was built as your private driver/guide takes you back to your hotel or any other location you feel like.

What's included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entry/Admission - Cementerio Museo de San Pedro
  • Entry/Admission - Iglesia de la Veracruz

What's not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Step back in time on a history tour