Sites to see:
shows, El Pueblito Paisa, and latin dance
clubs Medellin has plenty to offer.
Day trips to villages (pueblos):
La Pintada, El
Ceja, Giradota, Copacabana, Sabaneta, Bello,
San Jeronimo, Llano Grande, Las Palmitas, San
Cristobal, Santa Rosa de Osos, Santa fe de Antioquia,
- Guatapé, and Rio Negro are very popular.
(Click on links for Pueblo Photos)
Latin Dance Classes:
Latin Dance are the best ways you can emerse your
self in the latin culture. We can refer you to
personal instructors or Dance Acadamies. Some
popular Colombian dance styles include; Villanato,
Salsa, Tango, Merengue, Puro, and Cumbia.
Intense Spanish courses in Medellin are offered
to Foreigners at 2 local Univesities in Medellin.
located in El Poblado, and UPB
which is located in Laureles both have excellent
Restaurants & Bars:
Restaurants & Bars guide is now available.
Parque Lleras Bars and restaurants with pictures.
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Public Transportation in Medellin.
rides are much cheaper than more
developed countries. Taxis are used by many to
tour pueblos as they are very cheap here. Where
the typical ride to the supermarket costs about
3,5000 pesos, (about 2US dollars). A ride across
town in the US would cost about 30 bucks and here
it will run you around 6 bucks on the extreme.
Drivers that speak English are available.
is the name people use to refer to the local subway
/ metro rail. This is one of Colombia's pride
and joys. Amazingly clean and secure. 1,200 pesos
each way. This is the preferred way to travel
if you can find a station near your origin and
destination points. It's a great way to see the
city! Click here for a map of the Medellin
Metro Stations.The metro runs on
electricity and is one of the reasons Medellin
has cleaner air than the other larger cities.
2 extentions of the Metro system are made up of
Buses are the most relied upon
transportation for many who travel in and out
of the city. Many foreigners are using the buses
to explore the nearby pueblos, and travel from
city to city.
If you are leaving the city you will need to know
which of the 2
Medellin bus terminals you need to
depart from. Just remember that shortt distances
on a Colombian Highway take much longer than in
the USA. The highways are very secure today, although
it's best not to travel at night time.