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Neat plaza - with Botero Statues

This is a neat plaza that has 4 Botero statues in it. The most famous or infamous is that of the... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2017
Derby, United Kingdom
A Park of Tragedy and Hope

As with so much of Colombia's tragic history, so went the bombing of a concert in this park... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2017
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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| Between Calle 45 & 47, Carrera 46 & 49, Medellin, Colombia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The park itself is a bit rough, but the symbolic presence of the exploded statue is the true reason to visit. Read up on it and go take a look as a reminder of where the city has come from.

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Reviewed October 26, 2017

This is a neat plaza that has 4 Botero statues in it. The most famous or infamous is that of the pigeon that was blown up by the cartels and subsequently replaced by a twin. As well as the statues I also liked the grafitti...More

Thank Honisoiquimalypense
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

As with so much of Colombia's tragic history, so went the bombing of a concert in this park. However, with the support of the mayor given a stiffer spine by Francisco Botero, the sculpture that was used as shrapnel now sits alongside a new sculpture...More

Thank DB-Raw
Reviewed December 4, 2016

This was part of our city tour , not really worth a separate trip as there is so much to see in Medellin

Thank michaelsV7116SV
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Parque extenso y con triste historia , big square with sad story about terrorism bombing and statues

Thank Alexander O
Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

There is not much to do and see here compared to the other parks of Medellin. Near by are the San Antonio Metro Station and the Artisans Market. Visit if you're in the area, no need for special efforts to reach it.

Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed December 31, 2015

The park is not that spectacular, but there is the Botero Bird sculpture exploited during a terrorist attack in 1995. 20 people went to death because of the attack. The exploited bird is still there so you can see how hard that explosion was. A...More

Thank EduOak
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