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Medellin

Mar 31, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Medellin architecture gems: Egyptian Palace

posted by Alexandra Jolly

Built in 1928, the Egyptian Palace or Egyptian House is an unlikely gem within a typical line of ordinary Medellin houses. 

Medellin

Mar 28, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Medellin architecture gems: Palacio Cultural Rafael Uribe Uribe

posted by Alexandra Jolly

Built in 1925 as the then-home of the Antioquia state government, the “Palacio de la Cultura Rafael Uribe Uribe” (or Rafael Uribe Culture Palace if you prefer English), has hosted  Full Article »

Medellin

Mar 26, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Medellin architecture gems: The Carre Building

posted by Alexandra Jolly

The Carre Building, with its remarkable architecture and rich history, is a key heritage site for the city of Medellin and gives a glimpse into the city’s colorful past.

Medellin

Medellin metro reopens
Mar 25, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Medellin metro reopens

posted by Connor Paige

Medellin announced on Monday afternoon that the city’s mass transit system was running its full course once again, after ten days closure for maintenance.

Medellin

Mar 19, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Belen Park: traditional vibe in modern Medellin

posted by Maren Soendergaard

Belen park has become a meeting point for one of the oldest neighborhoods in Medellin — offering a traditional vibe in a bustling metropolitan city.

Medellin

Downtown walking tour becomes Medellin’s top tourist activity
Mar 13, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Downtown walking tour becomes Medellin’s top tourist activity

posted by Luke Horswell

One of Medellin’s hottest attractions for tourists has become a walking tour through the city’s center, which in spite of its history and thriving culture is generally ignored by visitors.

Medellin

Mar 7, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Bello Park, a Medellin hangout for day and night

posted by Camilo Mejia Giraldo

Just a short 10-minute walk from the Bello metro station lies Bello Park, officially known as Parque Santander, in the heart of the municipality on the northern extent of the  Full Article »

Antioquia

Feb 28, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Itagui Park

posted by Connor Paige

Itagui Park can be described as both the geographical and cultural heart of Medellin’s southwestern neighbor, Itagui, and has become a lot more attractive after a recent renovation project.

Culture

Sunday is ‘No Pants Day’ in Medellin
Feb 6, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Sunday is ‘No Pants Day’ in Medellin

posted by Alexandra Jolly

Hundreds of young people are expected to descend on a local park in Medellin on Sunday in nothing but their underwear as a statement of free expression and nonconformity. 

Medellin

Jan 27, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Medellin’s Bicentennial Park: Urban symbol of reconciliation

posted by Maren Soendergaard

Bicentennial Park, set on the edge of Medellin’s downtown area, offers sprawling green scenery with an impressive view of the surrounding hillside valley–a great urban space for social and cultural  Full Article »

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