Medellín Sights

Parque Berrío

  • Plaza/Square/Piazza

Published 03/16/2017

Fodor's Review

This small concrete plaza, the city's nucleus since its construction in 1680, is overwhelmed by the city's elevated train, at this writing, the only one of its kind in Colombia. Nearby is the colonial church of Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria. To the south, the Banco de la República building stands next to a huge female torso sculpted by native son Fernando Botero. On the bank's other side, a bronze fountain and marble monument honor Atanasio Girardot, an 18th-century champion of Colombian independence.

Sight Information

Address:

Carrera 50, between Calles 50 and 51, Medellín, Antioquia, 050012, Colombia

Published 03/16/2017

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