Top Historical Places in Medellin

Are you looking to explore the history of Medellin through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Medellin including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Medellin. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Medellin ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Medellin, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Medellin for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Medellin with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Metropolitan Cathedral Of Medellin

    Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    The Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica is the main cathedral of the city surrounded by chaotic streets that give way to the gorgeous Romanesque building built in the late 19th century- early 20th century. The small church museum has a collection of 40 paintings that belong to the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries and sculptures that date back to the 18th and 19th centuries. The architecture of the pla...Read more
  2. Museo Cementerio San Pedro


    Established in 1842, the Cementerio Museo de San Pedro was declared a museum in the late 20th century. Exquisite collection of national art peices are kept here and are the highlight of the place. The place also hosts some of the best live shows, dance and plays in Medellin – a ‘crowd-puller’ for art lovers. The Cemetery itself is the resting place of renowned writers, archite...Read more
  3. Cerro El Volador

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    Cerro El Volador

    Park, Archaeological Site , Nature

    Spread across 106 hectares, the Cerro El Volador is the largest natural park in Medellin along with being an archaeological site. With rustic pathways that twirl around trees and occasionally meet old ruins dating back to the Christian Era as well as ruins dating back form the 14th to the 16th centuries, you are left with a stunning historic experience wrapped up in soothing natural scenery. Re...Read more
  4. Edificio San Ignacio

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    Edificio San Ignacio

    Historical Site, Architecture , Heritage Building

    Accommodating the University of Antioquia, the Edificio San Ignacio preserves the history of Medellin. The building was constructed in the early-mid 19th century in Colonial style and later remodeled in the early 20th century. The stunning canary yellow building with grey hints, stands out even from a distance and exudes their subtle, timeless charm in the city’s ever-growing spaces. Take...Read more
  5. Centro Administrativo La Alpujarra

    Architecture , Heritage Building

    Centro Administrativo La Alpujarra is an historical building with amazing surrounding and atmosphere around it attracting number of tourists from around the world. This beautiful architecture was built in the time of 1980 is exclusively nestled in the beautiful city of Antioquia in Colombia. Beautifully designed with all the latest amenities and furnishings in the center! The surrounding will m...Read more