This little club has wicked salsa nights on Tuesdays and Thursdays with live music. I saw a flute player who ripped up that little instrument like an angry bird, and other brass players who tore it up equally well. As inspiring as the musicians are the dancers. It's totally democratic and...more
Incredible art museum with an excellent Botero collection and this work, la danza del cafe, which incorporates two of my favorite things in the world. Don't skip the Colombian contemporary and 19th century art, which is also beautiful. One of Medellin's best afternoons....more
Tango, salsa and old school shenanigans. This is where to go to see tango on a Saturday night. The people watching is great - Medellin residents over 50 slowly draining bottles of rum and singing along to all the songs. They also offer lessons.
The highlight of these free gardens is the orchidarium, with its soaring ceilings and architecture that recalls a geometric rain forest. Perfect for strolling, hanging out and contemplating nature. There are a couple charming cafes as well.