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Cerro El Volador

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Great Views of Medellin

Besides the great views of Medellin from the summit of the Cero Volador, there is also a collection... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2015
Karl G
Fresh air and a pretty good view

Good place to visit if u are mot in a rush, you can go jogging, running, biking, mtbiking or... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2015
Medellin, Colombia
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“upper loop”(2 reviews)
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Carrera 65 No. 67-51, Medellin, Colombia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place for the serious birder (30 species in an afternoon). However, staff there warned us not to leave the roadway due to thieves along the paths (which are dirt & very steep) that approach you looking innocent, but then grab your binocs, camera,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mcburtness
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the Laureles Stadium neighborhood and were so pleased to have the Cerro El Volador close by for our morning run. We ran from our hotel for about 7 minutes to one of the parks closest paths up. After a good climb up...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BikeWalla
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Living near Estadio, I was lucky to be very close this wonderful mirador. I visited once or twice every week. You can take a taxi or walk all the way up to here. Walk is a little challenging but it is worth it. It is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Harun K
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Don't miss to visit this intact, quiet, cool piece of nature. Enjoy the birds and butterflies, fresh air and view of the city.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bojana T
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Why do I rate the attraction as Excellent but title my review as I do? Simple! I don't want foreigners coming here on the regular and blowing up my spot! Simply put - Cerro El Volador has some of the most spectacular views in Medellin...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Arivoyager
Reviewed January 21, 2018

We have ventured to Cerro El Volador several times and each time has been a wonderful experience. Our entry point is usually off Carrera 70. There is a little jaunt through a less affluent area, but folks have been friendly. There are many steps to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank GekoPablo
Reviewed November 16, 2015

it is a nice place to go hiking, do some exercise and have a nice view of the city. The entrance is for free.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank mapu_128
Reviewed September 4, 2015

Besides the great views of Medellin from the summit of the Cero Volador, there is also a collection of exercise equipment along the upper loop for the many athletes who climb to the summit as part of a workout. You are bound to see plenty...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Karl G
Reviewed May 31, 2015

Good place to visit if u are mot in a rush, you can go jogging, running, biking, mtbiking or birding, have a fruit salad or walk the dogs but beware, the surrounding are not very safe, go with company if u can.

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank ranchoruedalibre
Reviewed March 26, 2013

I live in the Estadio neighborhood of Medellin and really enjoy my proximity to Cerro Volador. I can walk from my house (near Obilisco) to the top of the hill in less than 30 minutes.`It's really good exercise and when you get to the top,...More

Date of experience: February 2013
5  Thank MedellinGringo
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