This is the real story beyond Narcos. Hear from multiple standpoints of locals how Medellin has endured through its dark times, the factors that supported its rebirth, and how the cocaine boom has conditioned politics, armed conflict, social norms and even fashion.
Plot twist alert! This tour was designed to bring to light the B side of the narcos story that was never told by popular TV series, grounded in actual facts of the story of the narco phenomenon of Colombia. This tour is not like the regular Pablo Escobar tours - the narrative and the stops that are visited focus on bringing you on a journey through the whole context of the narco era, the impacts on the environment and society and how that deep wound has been defining for the resiliency and the whole social transformation that has made Colombia internationally known for.
This four-hour tour will take place in the center-east of Medellin. The Medellin’s Memory Museum is currently under maintenance and we cannot access the second floor. Intead, we will walk through multiple stops that will help us show different narratives of the story, like the memorial park Parque de la Inflexion, Miraflores station, El Pinal, use the cable car system to visit comuna 8 then the tram to reach Ayacucho.
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This experience can be cancelled up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund.
This was an amazing tour! I learned a lot. We did a lot. The tour guide went out of his way to make this a great experience.
I took several of their tours in Medellin. Excellent guides, fascinating experiences, lots of opportunities to meet and talk with local people. The Pablo Who tour was my favourite; you'll learn a lot about Medellin's history.
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