Comuna 13 Graffiti Tour and Street Food

3 hours
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket


Comuna 13 is currently the most visited site in all of Medellin and our company has the title of those qualified to make this tour.

What does the tour include?

- Local guide in Spanish or English,
- Delicious Church Empanadas
- Patacon with Hogao
- Sausages
- Mango ice cream with salt and lemon
- Visit the neighborhood with the most graffiti in all of Medellin. (We will know the history behind many of these graffiti),
- Visit the escalators of Comuna 13,
- Visit an art gallery in Comuna 13,
- Artistic Shows in Comuna 13 We will also go to a viewpoint where the entire city of Medellín is displayed,
- Visit Independencia 2: this is another place full of graffiti and history,
Learn about the history of the largest urban mass grave in the world, which is in Commune 13.


  • Snacks - INCLUDES: Delicious Empanadas, Patacón with Hogao, Butifarras, Mango ice cream with salt and lemon
  • Speaker, (In case the group is large, the guide will have a speaker to amplify your voice).
  • It also includes: Getting to know the escalators, artistic shows, viewpoints, graffiti and more...
  • Local guide: All our guides in Spanish or English are local

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Cl. 38a #108-74, Veinte De Julio, Medellín, San Javier, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

First we will take the bus to go to the Barrio called 20 de Julio, then we will go up the mountain called Independencia 1, which is the Barrio with the most graffiti in all of Medellín, and we will be explaining the history behind many of those graffiti.

Then we will enter my grandmother's house to try a special and typical mango ice cream with salt and lemon which is included in the tour, and inside my grandmother's house I will explain everything about the painful past of Comuna 13, Our personal stories, just like the stories of the locals of this commune.

Then we will take the electric stairs that lead to the top of the mountain and I will show you an incredible viewpoint to see the entire city of Medellin.

Then we will go to Independencia 2 to see more about the second part of the story, We will be explaining to you about the largest urban mass grave in a neighborhood in the whole world, Just like the Present and Transformation of Commune 13.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Escaleras Electricas De La Comuna 13, Carrera 110, Medellin Colombia

We will talk about the electrical stairs of the commune 13, the change and transformation of this commune through this innovative construction, We will talk about why they built these escalators, and why in the now benefit a Commune with more than 150, 000 inhabitants .

Duration: 1 hour

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Visit Medellin Tours Complies with all Biosafety protocols against Covid19, For us, the health of our clients and guides is essential for a good service.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
May 2023

Alex was amazing! Knows the area so well and planned such amazing performances along the way. Sam and Alex were great! Comuna 13 is full of vibrant art, delicious food, and really welcoming people

May 2023

Alex is a fantastic tour guide, very funny and very well informed. His personal story is also incredibly inspiring. He took us around the most important parts of comuna 13, allowed us to experience the culture in its fullest despite the time constraints, and there was enough opportunity to rest a...

May 2023

Esteban was an amazing tour guide. The tour is definitely worth! There is quite a lot to learn about the history of this community!

May 2023

This was one of our best days in Colombia. We were a group of 7 (5 adults and one 4 year old). A few in our group are more comfortable in English so we decided to go with an English speaking guide. Kevin was AMAZING, fluent English, great attitude, super knowledgeable (he grew up in the neighborh...

May 2023

The experience with Kevin was incredible, from the history of the neighborhood and significance of the murals, to the energy, music, and wonderful food, you could really feel the sense of community of Comuna 13. Highly recommend for a full Medellin experience

May 2023

Kevin fue el mejor! Era un tiempo tan marveilloso. Los empanadas eran tan Buenas. Y el helado de mango era muy deliciosa tambien. Kevin was the best tour guide! He was very personable and kind. It was a very eye opening tour as well. The food was so good. The empanadas were cooked fresh and del...

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