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Address: Plaza Cisneros, Medellin, Colombia
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A beautiful park in the center of the city. Many violent, terrible things happened in this park during the dark, drug infested days. City leaders knew that by shining light on... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 December 2016
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Atlanta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

A beautiful park in the center of the city. Many violent, terrible things happened in this park during the dark, drug infested days. City leaders knew that by shining light on dark places, you begin to bring out the best. Now this is an area that is treasured with lots of families enjoying the area, riding bikes, having an ice... More 

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San Carlos, Panama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

I wish we had seen this at night but it is still a neat place to visit as its historical background is interesting. It was once a place of corruption and crime and the city of Medellin rebuilt this park to represent light/hope for the future... the bamboo trees set a nice complimentary touch to the area as well

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We starting watching the Netflix TV series Narcos, based on the rise and influence of drug traffickers in the late 20th century with a focus on Medellín’s own Pablo E. (the infamous criminal). Being amongst the now very modern city it was insane to think within our lifetime of the chaos that once consumed Medellín. The story of this park... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

its lovely, but not much happening, but the tall lights are awesome. great for picture taking and admiring. but was very quiet, few people walking or relaxing.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

The square of crime is transformed into the square of hope. With tall poles with lights on them. This place looks really good at night when light up.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

It has long torches or lights , located between two busy streets. It also has some bamboo trees that provide some ambience to the park This area used to be haven for drug dealers, now is for public use and for tourists to visit. Tip: Visit the library located near this attraction. Entrance is free. It has a small museum... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

It is a beautiful park with thin long concrete columns of light. I went there during the day and I think it still looked beautiful. I would suggest not to go there at night because it isn't in the safest area of the city but if you are willing to take a chance, I'm sure that it is beautiful at... More 

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trenton,nj
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

The idea behind many of Medellin's public spaces is to recover and rehabilitate dangerous areas. This was a success. Now a plaza with the theme of recovering the area from darkness, this square is very symbolic and you can take excellent photos as well.

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Medellin, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

It's a beautiful park, it has a monuments like sticks or pipes vertically located, and look so good! The park has sits public toilets, and offers a relaxing space in the middle of the city and the commercial zone called "El Hueco". It's near by San Antonio's metro station.

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Pretty cool to see...Not the best not the worst. Giant Star Wars light sabers for you to snaps some photos with.

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