Afro tour in Medellín's Comuna 13
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Afro tour in Medellín's Comuna 13

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 4 hours
Do this because
  • Learn about the impressive social transformation of Comuna 13
  • Dance like a pro in no time with the fun method created by Son Bata's dancers
  • Discover your inner musician as you join a percussion group at Son Bata's music studio
What to expect

On this tour, you'll immerse into this inspiring place, visiting three different neighborhoods within the Comuna and learning beyond its history directly from impressive artists who led impactful projects that managed to transform Colombia’s most feared district.

The first stop will be San Javier, Comuna 13’s entry before moving on to the highest part of the Comuna, the Nuevos Conquistadores neighborhood. Here, you can see Medellín’s rural outskirts and have a privileged view over Comuna 13 and the entire city.

Descending through El Corazón, Independencias, and El Salado neighborhoods you'll learn the impressive story of how musical culture helped local youth and led it into a more peaceful context. You'll understand the dimensions of the transformation as you hear the locals narrating the rough context that they had to face years before due to gang wars, para-military groups, and urban guerillas.

Later, you'll visit Son Bata’s music studio where local musicians recorded one of their hits 'Estamos Melos' and learn how to play it with percussions. After this, you can get loose and learn how to dance with one of the best dancers at Son Batá, who will lead you into making great steps, you'll be dancing in no time!

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What's included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off in public transportation
  • Snack
  • Insurance
  • Guided tour
What's not included
  • Unspecified food or drinks

Medellín, Colombia

Meeting point:
  • Pick-up at your hotel
What to remember
  • Changes on the tour may occur due to external factors, these changes will be notified to you with anticipation
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  • Daily at 8.30am and 1.30pm
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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