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Pablo Escobar History Tours in Medellin

By Viator, February 2018

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Under the reign of notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar and his cartel, Medellin endured a reputation as the most dangerous city in Colombia. To understand today’s cosmopolitan Medellin, it’s helpful to understand rise and fall of Escobar. Here are your options for Pablo Escobar history tours in Medellin. 

Highlights
  • Explore Medellin neighborhoods such as El Poblado, La Paz, and Comuna 13, as well as Barrio Pablo Escobar, where many houses were built by the drug lord.
  • See the Monaco building, known as ground zero for the war between Pablo’s Medellin cartel and the rival Cali cartel, on a guided tour.
  • Listen as a knowledgeable tour guide narrates Escobar’s life, from trafficking drugs and smuggling cocaine into the United States to his assassination attempt and death.
  • Visit the cemetery where Escobar is buried; see La Catedral, Escobar's hybrid “jail vacation home;” or eat at one of Escobar’s favorite restaurants.
  • Combine an Escobar tour with other Medellin sights such as Pueblito Paisa, Botero Plaza, and Parque de las Luces.
  • Enjoy a more personalized experience with a small-group or private tour.

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Private Half-Day Pablo Escobar Godfather Tour in Medellin, Medellín, null
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Private Half-Day Pablo Escobar Godfather Tour in Medellin

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 26 Reviews

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Pablo Escobar Historical Tour of Medellín, Medellín, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Pablo Escobar Historical Tour of Medellín

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 54 Reviews

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Pablo Escobar and La Comuna 13 Sightseeing Tour, Medellín, Half-day Tours
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Pablo Escobar and La Comuna 13 Sightseeing Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 6 Reviews

Experience the social and cultural transformation of the city of Medellín, and home of Pablo Escobar, who made Columbia one of the most dangerous places ...  Read more

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Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

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Private Tour: The Life of Pablo Escobar, Medellín, Half-day Tours
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Private Tour: The Life of Pablo Escobar

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 6 Reviews

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Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

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Medellín Helicopter Flight with Optional City Tour

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Private tour: Medellín City – Pablo Escobar and Food Tour, Medellín, Helicopter Tours
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Medellín History and City Experience Walking Tour, Medellín, City Tours
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Location: Medellín, Colombia
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

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The Dark Days: Pablo Escobar and The New Medellín Tour, Medellín, City Tours
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The Dark Days: Pablo Escobar and The New Medellín Tour

You would be hard pressed to read an article, blog entry or forum anywhere in the world that did not mention Pablo Escobar`s association with Medellín ...  Read more

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