Medellín - Medellín - Hip Hop Atmosphere at Comuna 13

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Medellín - Hip Hop Atmosphere at Comuna 13

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(88 reviews)
Comuna 13 escalators, west Medellín, Medellín, Colombia
50 mins

About the tour

Once the most violent neighborhoods of Medellin, Comuna 13 is now the scenario for Hip Hop artists. Also get to travel up the hills on the first public/outdoor escalators built in the city to amazing views of Medellín. Come and see how locals have transformed their homes and lives around art that involves dancing, painting, music, and lots more! (You may even get to meet some of the artists as we visit their galleries or get a private rap or hip hop dance performance.) DISCLAIMER: This tour includes political and violent history.

Meet Santi Lopez

Santi Lopez

Santi is a natural traveler and always curious about other culture's lifestyle, respectful of differences and a nature lover. Being a professional in Architecture and a Certified Tour Guide, he mixes his passion for art, design, nature, history and urbanism during his tours while walking the streets of a city or a path in the mountains of his beloved Colombia. Come explore the beautiful city of Medellin and surrounders with him before you book a flight to Colombia! Follow him on Instagram too: @guacamayatrips

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Medellín with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 50 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Medellín. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Madison A.

16 June 2021


Sally Washington State B.

13 June 2021

I enjoyed it very much. Keep going.

Crystal B.

13 June 2021

I joined this tour in progress and was greeted immediately which was pretty cool. The art and information was really cool, I hope to catch this one again in its entirety - fingers crossed!

Miriam D.

12 June 2021

Comuna 13, a neighborhood that ripped itself out of a violent, dark past into a bright, expressive, artistic future ... at the heart of this transformation are the people, those you see every day who bring light with a smile that, not long ago, was impossible. This place is the heart of human resilience, the home of hope denying fear its due. When the brush and the beats replaced the dark arts of violence, new life emerged. Thank you, Santi, for showing us these beautiful people and allowing us to share in their joys and sorrows. 5++++

Abe L.

12 June 2021

What an absolutely extraordinary tour and tour guide. Santi, thank you for showing us the wonderful and inspiring transformation of the people, and the power of hope. I learned so much!

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