Medellin Destination Guide
Why Medellin, Colombia
Medellin Travel Directory
10 Reasons to Visit Medellin
The flora of Medellín includes more than 196 families and 1106 genera of plants, being numerous orchids with 235 species, legumes with 172, asteraceae or composites with 170 species and pastures with 107 species . Medellín is incredibly bio diverse, 77 species have been recorded endemic to Medellín, Antioquia Colombia
The paisa's have a peculiar characteristic because of their kindness, they are always willing to help foreign people, they are hardworking people and above all highly special, good salesmen, it is a spectacular culture. The peasant humor of the inhabitants of Medellín, which is reflected in the antioquenian trovas (verses songs), the regional dances and in general the Paisa culture, is mixed with the modern life of the metropolis.
This city is characterized by fashion and good fashion taste. Shopping centers, chain stores, boutiques and outlets are inexpensive and always have the latest collections from national and international designers. In Medellín "the night has life", it is one of the most “partying" cities in the country with a variety of night life areas, full of bars and nightclubs, the most popular are: the pink area of Lleras Park, Las Palmas, Colombia neighborhood, the 33 and the pink zone of the 70.
Medellín have one of the best transportation infrastructure in Latin America, there are Metro, Metrocable and buses articulated with the Metro system, which are clean, safe and very economical, in them you can take a tour throughout the city or if you prefer you can see it from the air in the Metrocable.
Medellin is an innovative city, it has rhythms and dances such as the pasillo, the carrilera music and the Paisa trova. Every year the Rey de Reyes de la trova festival is held in Medellín, a Regional event that attracts a large local and international visitors; is organized by the Colombian Troubadour Association.