Sabaneta is a countryside village with a glimpse of the future on it’s horizon. If Envigado is often cited as the real Medellín – not tainted by dreams of being Latin America’s very own Miami – then what of Sabaneta – a few miles further south – and a few years less developed.
Chef Burger serves up burger brilliance with a touch of bohemian. With all the retro charm of a burger bar, but with grander aspirations – there’s little mystery as to why Chef Burger has caught on.
Avenida Oriental is El Centro’s main thoroughfare for buses and pedestrians alike. Recent attempts have been made to breath life into Avenida Oriental – including mosaic tiled pyramids which add a spattering of colour to the pedestrian island.
Milla de Oro is a financial and hospitality hub in the heart of El Poblado. Milla de Oro lacks the hum of an international financial bees nest, but assuming it continues to strut like a well groomed horse on parade – it will only be a matter of time.
Hotel Nutibara is an old-fashioned, unashamedly proud, hotel that once was. The genuine charm of the Nutibara’s faded beauty cannot be explained in terms of the normal bells and whistles of hotel swankery.
Blanco is an all-white experience reminiscent of heaven itself. The restaurant’s moderate prices allow normal earthlings to enjoy a swanky meal without fear of a financial meltdown.
Universidad de Antioquia is Medellín’s oldest public institution of higher education. The university’s main campus is itself an Architectural Heritage Site and also home to many important works of art.
Plazuela San Ignacio has been a historical centerpiece in Medellín for decades. Plazuela San Ignacio is flanked by beautiful historical buildings and centuries-old ceiba trees while it is also a thriving centre for recreational activities.