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Medellin, known as "the city of the eternal spring" ("ciudad de la eterna primavera") and "city of the flowers" ("ciudad de las flores") is the capital city of Antioquia department, and it is located in the north west area of Colombia. A river bearing the same name runs through this city.


Moreover, it is the major center of the metropolitan area of the Valle de Aburra (Aburra Valley) and it has a population of more than three million. Therefore, it is Colombia´s second most important and populated city.


More than just a visually stunning area, Medellin is one of the main industrial and commercial centers in the country and one of the leading centers when it comes to finances and politics as well as communications, entertainment, fashion and arts.


What is more, it is hardly surprising that Medellin is also a tourist destination not to be missed. Two airports, important museums, theatres, galleries, one of the country's main stadiums, and the main train system in Colombia are some of the facilities that can be found here.

View of the City


Medellin Accommodation

Through it is possible to make reservations by phone or on-line for accommodation in Hotels, Apartments, Bed & Breakfast, Apart-Hotels or Resorts located in different spots of the city.

In order to experience an enjoyable and pleasant stay near your area of interest a hotel downtown Medellin can be booked, or in different areas of the locality.

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Accommodation in Medellin


Sightseens & Tours in Medellin

Though only slightly cosmopolitan, the cultural mix is a notable feature of Medellin. In fact a broad variety of local and foreign cultures can be found in this city since it is strategically located and well developed.


Plastic arts, literature, music and other arts are very popular here, turning Medellin into a Mecca for art lovers. Here, events and exhibitions are held all the year round.


Also, there are a wide variety of interesting places to visit such as parks and squares and nightlife is very attractive here. Major events take places regularly including typical parties from religious, art and cultural contexts among others.

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Metropolitan Theatre



Due to the city's location and altitude, Medellin has a humid subtropical climate. According to temperature measurements, annual average temperatures range between 18 and 28ºC (64 y 82º F).


The coldest season lasts from November to March and temperatures fall to 10ºC (50º F). On the other hand, from June until August and even November temperatures rise as high as 30ºC due to the greenhouse effect.


However, the pleasant spring-like climate year round makes it known as 'La Ciudad de la Eterna Primavera' or 'City of the Eternal Spring'.

Lightings of Medellin


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