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I think it's best to go with a tour so you can hear the stories of the neighborhood and what the escalators mean to the community. Without explanations, you'd just see escalators in the middle of a dense neighborhood. When we were there, some kind...More
We went here without a guide and absolutely loved this place. The escalators are, well.. escalators. However, doing some reading beforehand, it’s actually really cool what impact they’ve had for the neighbourhood. Depending on your interest a guide is probably worth it, but we did...More
Amazing graffiti paintings. Vibrant and colourful. If you have the opportunity take a local guide cause they explain the various reasons for art and expressions. Excellent walking tour take lots of pictures! Nice gift shops along the route, something for everyone. Beautiful lookout point at...More
You really shouldn't skip Comuna 13. This is a must-see when coming to Medellín. I've been two times, both times with just friends and no tour group. The first time, I only knew a little about the place and my friend who has lived in...More
It was an incredible 2 hours learning about the history of Comuna 13 and operacion Orion. Our guide was pretty awesome, knew everyone. I even got to meet world famous grafiti artist Chota in is house/bar/painting den. I would highly recommend this as an experience.
Great experience comuna 13 is full of culture and nice people, is really cheap and is a must to go place, they sale souvenirs and you can enjoy with locals the culture of Colombia. I'll definitely coming back.
The art is great and I highly recommend going! My girlfriend and I didn't have time for a guided tour so we took an uber to the Escalaras Electricas De La Comuna 13 on our own. We were dropped off a few blocks from the...More
Yes,I believe they are open every day. The escaleras are used by the residents to access their homes located in a hilly area. During my visit some sections were closed for repairs so I used the steps, not the escalator.