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  • Location:Medellín, Colombia
  • Duration:4 hours (approx.)

Medellín by Metro: Botero Plaza, Botanical Gardens and Santo Domingo Savio Library

Explore the sights of Colombia's second-largest city like a local by Medellín Metro. See how Medellín has grown into a global city as you travel with a guide on Colombia's premier eco-friendly public transportation system, to visit the city's distinct neighborhoods and cultural districts. Enjoy Medellín’s lovely botanical gardens and central Botero Plaza. The day ends on a high note with the Metro’s gondola-style ride above the Medellín valley. It’s largely considered the first cable-car transit in South America, and it’s part of your Metro experience!


  • Experience city sights on a guided Medellín Metro tour
  • Feel like a local as you navigate the eco-friendly Metro public transportation system
  • Enjoy a walk around the botanical gardens
  • Take in the sights of Medellín on a cable car
  • Revel in ice cream and art at Botera Plaza
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Visit Medellín's different neighborhoods and gain insider tips from a local guide. It’s amazing to think that the Metro’s scenic cable car ride is part of the public transportation system! Choose from two departure times, with hotel pickup and drop-off for extra convenience.

What You Can Expect

Medellín by Metro: Botero Plaza, Botanical Gardens and Santo Domingo Savio Library

Ride the gondola in Medellin!

Meet your guide at your hotel to start sightseeing around Medellín by Metro and on foot.

Hear how business people, politicians and visitors from around the world use Medellín's environmentally friendly Metro network, the only system in Colombia specially designed to be pollutant-free.

Hop on the train to join the locals on a ride along the Metro rail system to the beautiful botanical gardens. Stroll through the landscaped grounds and then travel to central Botero Plaza for its lively atmosphere, ice-cream stalls and the giants sculptures by the world-famous Colombian artist Fernando Botero.

Your Metro tour includes rides on Medellín's aerial cable car system, one of the only gondola networks in the world connected to a mass transit system. Ride the cable car up the valley to the Santo Domingo Savio Library, for aerial views over the city below. Consider what it would be like if your daily commute was along rails and wires on the way back to your hotel.
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Tour code: 6033METRO


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