Plaza Botero de Medellín
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Home to 23 impressive bronze sculptures created by Fernando Botero, a renowned Colombian artist
Museo de Antioquia
Getting Something To Eat
Location Hours & Fees
Monday to Saturday from 10:00am to 5:30pm
Travel Tips / FYI
Getting There & Parking
Metro Line A: The Parque Berrío station on Line A of the Medellín Metro is the closest station to Plaza Botero, only 300m away and needing no longer than 3 minutes on foot. For those coming from El Poblado or anywhere south of El Centro there are no changes required.
Metro Line B: Alternatively, if you are taking Line B of the Metro (west to center) as you would from Estadio then you can simply hop off at San Antonio station. From there it is also a walkable distance of 700m and should take you 8-10 minutes at a leisurely pace. This may be quicker than changing lines at San Antonio to get to Parque Berrío station.
MetroPlus: If you’re closer to the MetroPlus or familiar with taking that city’s first Electric Bus system. You can take the bus to La Playa stop. Once you get off the station, look for the Coltejer building which is the largest building you see as you look up and head that way. About 3 Blocks you will be at the Parque Berrío station which is where the Botero Plaza is.
Taxi / Uber: Although distance will vary, its location within the city center makes Plaza Botero within quick reach of most destinations heavily frequented by tourists. El Poblado is one such barrio, with an average distance of 7.5 km from the Plaza. An Uber will cost approximately $17,500 COP or $3.90 USD (2023). Likewise, from the heart of Laureles (Second Park) it is 4km; an Uber ride should cost around $12,300 COP or $2.74 USD (2023).