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Introduction to Medellin

Browse American Airlines flights to Medellin, Colombia, and plan a trip to the capital of Antioquia. You'll find there are many interesting things to do in Medellin, from relaxing in one of the city's many pretty parks to exploring museums and admiring architecture, not to mention stopping to smell the orchids.

Things To Do In Medellin

Start off your trip with learning about Colombia's history and heritage through visiting one of the city's museums, of which there are more than a dozen. Museum hopping is one of our favorite activities in Medellin, and the Museo de Antioquia is one of the most popular. The plaza that sits directly in front of the museum features bronze sculptures by acclaimed Colombian artist Fernando Botero, and many of his works are also inside the museum. The museum houses over a dozen exhibition halls, containing an impressive collection that spans periods from pre-Colombian to contemporary. At The Medellin Museum of Modern Art, you'll be able to see paintings, sculptures and photographs, among other mediums, by Colombian and international modern artists. In addition to its permanent collection, it often hosts fascinating temporary exhibits.

After spending time indoors appreciating art, head outside to one of the city's many parks, one of the most enjoyable things to do in Medellin. A great place to soak up the city's flora and temperate climate is at the Botanical Garden, located near the University of Antioquia and Planetarium. In addition to housing a stunning array of plants, trees and flowers, the garden is also a wildlife refuge. Don't miss the orchid garden, where the seemingly delicate flowers thrive in their native environs.

Since you're so close, stop by the Planetarium, another one of our top activities in Medellin. There are telescopes, of course, along with a spacious projection room, permanent exhibitions and a library.

To discover the many interesting sides of this Colombian metropolis, fly to Medellin with American Airlines. We've made it easy to visit, and you can plan your trip with just a few clicks!

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