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ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Medellin: From violence to innovation

Medellín, ColombiaPart of Airbnb Online Experiences

Online experience hosted by Sebastián

90 mins
Up to 10 people. Private groups available for up to 30
Join from your computer, phone, or tablet
Hosted in English, Spanish

What you'll do

Medellin, a city that until a few years ago nobody recommended, much less thought to visit, is today a destination recommended by The New York Times and National Geographic, for being a city that has been reinventing itself from an extremely violent past, to being today one of the leading cities in terms of urban planning and social innovation.

In this ONLINE EXPERIENCE we will redefine the way to discover a city and it's culture; you will learn which are the most relevant places in Medellin and also you will be fully prepared to move as a local when you decide to visit our city.

To develop our dynamic, we will use a map of Medellin as a board game, where you will find all the public transport lines with their respective stops drawn. We will use photographs to take a virtual tour, in which YOU will be in charge of navigating, moving around the city and discovering each of the places that marked different events in the history of Medellin.

Check out the ratings on our experience in Medellin:

- Comuna 13 + Downtown: From violence to innovation ---> https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/199665

* PLEASE NOTE THAT TICKETS ARE PER PARTICIPANT, NOT PER HOUSEHOLD

- GREAT FOR GROUPS
- GREAT FOR TEAM-BUILDING
Medellin, a city that until a few years ago nobody recommended, much less thought to visit, is today a destination recommended by The New York Times and National Geographic, for being a city that has been reinventing itself from an extremely violent past, to being today one of the leading cities in terms of urban planning and social innovation.

In this ONLINE EXPERIENCE we will redefine the way to discover a city and it's culture; you…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book a private group
    Sebastián can host private groups of any size, up to 30 guests. Private group rates start at R1,364.
From R273
/ person
Book for a private group
Thu, Mar 4
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EST)
R273 per person
R273 per person
Thu, Mar 4
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (EST)
R273 per person
R273 per person
Thu, Mar 4
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (EST)
R273 per person
R273 per person

Meet your host, Sebastián

Host on Airbnb since 2016
  • 148 Reviews
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We are a great team made up of two brothers, we are Sebastian and Julian, both born and raised in Medellin. I'm 28 years old, I'm an architect, urban planner and passionate about Medellin, with my brother we have been fortunate to experience first hand the fascinating transformation of our city and go through all it's neighborhoods, that until a few years ago it was impossible to access. It's incredible to see how Medellin went from being the most violent city worldwide in 1991, to being today one of the reference cities in terms of urban planning and social innovation worldwide.

In the last two years we have received more than 2000 people in the experiences that we develop, always obtaining very good ratings, now through technology, we want to reach more places and show the inspiring history of Medellin.
We are a great team made up of two brothers, we are Sebastian and Julian, both born and raised in Medellin. I'm 28 years old, I'm an architect, urban planner and passionate about Medellin, with my brother we have been fortunate to experience first hand the fascinating transformation of our city and go through all it's neighborhoods, that until a few years ago it was impossible to access. It's incredible to see how Medellin went from being the most violent city worldwide in 1991, to being today…
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Rated 4.95 out of 5 from 148 reviews.

Rani
February 2021
Amazing insight into the history of Medellín and what places to visit. Julián was really knowledgeable and happy to answer any questions I had.
Eric
February 2021
Sebastian was a great host. Very knowledgeable in his city. He was very friendly with us and the others in our tour. I would definitely recommend this tour to others. Fantastic!!!
Mat N' Jen
February 2021
We had a great time learning about the city and its transformation. Sebastian was very knowledgeable and invited guests to ask questions. He included great photos to illustrate what he was talking about.
Tulia
February 2021
Great experience! Sebastian's presentation and story-telling were very engaging, making for a very enjoyable and at the same time educational evening. Highly recommended as a virtual get-together with family and friends!
Ritu
February 2021
Sebastian changed our complete perspective about the city of Medellín! With an interactive map covering all the important points (hotspots reflecting the drastic development); he kept us engaged with interesting facts and visuals. I highly recommend it as a social activity at the end of which you also end up learning a little bit about the marvelous city of Medellín.
Sebastian changed our complete perspective about the city of Medellín! With an interactive map covering all the important points (hotspots reflecting the drastic development); he k…
Bastian
February 2021
Sébastiàn really showed how Medellín developed in the past years. My view of a struggling city was completely changed and hopefully in a few years I can make it there myself to see what Sebastiàn showed in his lovely presentation.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.