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ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Medellin: From violence to innovation

Rated 4.96 out of 5 from 89 reviews.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

* 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 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 urb…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Download Zoom for free on a 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 ﺩ.ﺇ310.
From ﺩ.ﺇ62
/ person
Wed, Oct 28
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)
ﺩ.ﺇ62 per person
ﺩ.ﺇ62 per person
Wed, Oct 28
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (EDT)
ﺩ.ﺇ62 per person
ﺩ.ﺇ62 per person
Wed, Oct 28
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (EDT)
ﺩ.ﺇ62 per person
ﺩ.ﺇ62 per person

Meet your host, Sebastián

Host on Airbnb since 2016
  • 89 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 4.96 out of 5 from 89 reviews.

Andreea
October 2020
Quiero empezar por dejar claro el hecho de que Sebastian es un anfitrion maravilloso, muy bien preparado. Si estas mirando esta experiencia, no dudes en reservarla. Si tienes idea sobre la historia de Colombia, o en particular Medellin, o simplemente quieres conocer mas sitios para visitar, o bien simplemente quieres pasar un buen rato, no dudes en juntarte a este tour. Es increible como una ciudad se ha desarollado despues de una historia tan ensangrentada. Es un ejemplo a seguir para todos los paises.
Quiero empezar por dejar claro el hecho de que Sebastian es un anfitrion maravilloso, muy bien preparado. Si estas mirando esta experiencia, no dudes en reservarla. Si tienes idea…
Shivani
October 2020
We explored Medellin with Sebastian as a birthday activity for my husband! During Covid times, it is practically impossible to plan travel as during pre-covid. We would still personally love to visit South America but AirBnb experience with Sebastian exposed us to beautiful and modern , thoughtful city of Medellin. Sebastian was very professional, well prepared and very engaging through out the experience. His knowledge and love for his city shone through his stories - they were very informative and it was an exciting journey! Definitely recommend it!
We explored Medellin with Sebastian as a birthday activity for my husband! During Covid times, it is practically impossible to plan travel as during pre-covid. We would still perso…
Marta
October 2020Private booking
Organized this session for my workteam and it was amazing to hear the stories and for one moment imagine that you are travelling across the world :) Sebastian takes you along in a very interesting city and its history, in a very exciting way. Only bad thing is that you cant be there yourself (for now).
Organized this session for my workteam and it was amazing to hear the stories and for one moment imagine that you are travelling across the world :) Sebastian takes you along in a…
April
October 2020
I really enjoyed learning about a city whose inhabitants and government have turned adversity into creativity. I loved seeing the kindergarten buildings and the surprises in District 13. Thanks for the introduction to and immersion in Medellin, Sebastian!
I really enjoyed learning about a city whose inhabitants and government have turned adversity into creativity. I loved seeing the kindergarten buildings and the surprises in Distri…
Alexandre
October 2020Private booking
Sebastián was an incredibly knowledgeable and friendly host who took us on a virtual tour of his hometown. We booked a private event for our family which allowed us to really get to know him, ask questions about the city and overall personalize the experience. Would definitely recommend as a cultural family-friendly activity to learn more about Colombia and the transformation of Medellin over the last 30 years!
Sebastián was an incredibly knowledgeable and friendly host who took us on a virtual tour of his hometown. We booked a private event for our family which allowed us to really get t…
Luisa
October 2020Private booking
Sebastian's tour was spectacular. This was the first virtual experience I have done and I wasn't sure how it would translate online. Sebastian was so warm and friendly and his knowledge was second to none. Even though the tour went for 2 hours there was never a dull moment and Sebastian is an expert story teller who knows how to keep a crowd engaged. I highly recommend trying this expereince if you're looking for a unique and engaging experience or if you're just missing being able to travel.
Sebastian's tour was spectacular. This was the first virtual experience I have done and I wasn't sure how it would translate online. Sebastian was so warm and friendly and his know…

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