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Parque El Poblado, Medellin

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Watch life go by from a central location at Parque El Poblado. Built on the location of the original settlement in Medellin, the park sits in a central location for everything locals and travelers need and often serves as a meeting location. Visitors like to take photos with the statue centered in the square, while locals use the park to exercise, walk their dogs, and go about their day. From the square you can quickly get to restaurants, shopping centers, bus stops, and the city's best nightlife scene. Plan your Parque El Poblado visit and explore what else you can see and do in Medellin using our Medellin trip itinerary builder.
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  • It is a great place to spend the night with friends, enjoying drinks and pleasant conversations. It is also good place to meet people
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  • This park when there are crafts, or events is very good, we are already getting used to count on it. This type of offer, with so much imported thing it does not disappoint and the worst Chinese, is a rest
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  • Overrated Park Full of foreigners... not cool for a perspective traveller, there are better parks in Medellin  more »

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El Poblado, an upper-class neighborhood south of the city center, offers the widest range of options. Sticking to this area allows you to enjoy the city's nightlife and food culture, although you'll likely pay above average prices. The neighborhoods of Laureles and Estadio, in the city's inner-west, are known as safe, family-friendly areas to stay, while the city center offers the best range of luxury accommodations.
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