Medellin is the second-largest city of Colombia. Long ago this place has become very popular among travelers who are ready to enjoy the beauty of the city at the fullest. The city has managed to keep numerous old quarters that look very colorful and unusual for a modern person.
In Medellin old neighborhoods are interspersed with spacious squares, the most famous of which are Plaza Botero and Plaza de Toros la Macarena. You will also find here numerous architectural attractions, including beautiful churches Basilica Metropolitano and Basilica de la Candelaria. In order to get acquainted with the history of the city and see the priceless exhibits it hides, move your feet to two city museums - Pueblo Paisa and Museo de Antioquia.
However, Jardin Botanico Joaquin Antonio Uribe botanical garden remains the most popular and frequently visited place of the city. One of the areas in the garden is devoted entirely to orchids. In his garden you will find a few dozen of types of these fantastically beautiful flowers.
In addition to sightseeing guests of the resort will definitely have a lot of fun. Nightlife lovers will find numerous entertaining programs that are organized on Thursdays and Saturdays. Medellin has become the venue for the annual carnival of flowers Fier de Las Flores. Best florists of the country participate in this festival, so here take place numerous events and incredibly beautiful parades. However, flowers, certainly, remain the biggest attraction and the center of attention on this event. Gourmet travellers are surely recommended to visit local restaurants. The prices in them will become a pleasant surprise, while a wide choice of dishes will satisfy simply any visitor. When it comes to shopping, we advise you to visit such new shopping centers as Unicentro, Tessoro, Oviedo and San Diego. Open-air market El Centro is also very popular. While visiting the markets, do not forget to bargain with sellers as it will help to reduce cost significantly and to support a good tradition.