We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Parque de la Luz

Plaza Cisneros, Medellin, Colombia
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Full-Day Private Medellín City Tour
More Info
and up
Medellín City Tour Including Metro Cable and Food Tour
More Info
and up
Medellín Combo City Tour Including Street Art and Food Tour
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good37%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
Plaza Cisneros, Medellin, Colombia
Write a Review
Reviews (189)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 14 September 2017

Know always as Cisneros Park in honor to the Cuban engineer who built the Antioquia railroad last century, this park used to be the perfect spot for social protest nearby the City Hall in downtown Medellin. (Guayaquil neighborhood). Surrounded by the Vasques and Carré buildings...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017

The park is more of a paved plaza. There are two areas of bamboo that provide shade. There is plenty of scattered seats and park benches, and plenty of vendors along the edges of the park. The most noticeable aspect of the park is the...More

Thank Nevyntoo
Reviewed 2 August 2017

On my night walk in Medellin I got hit on this wonderful park . It looks really amazing . I believe after dusk much better. If you like to walk you should visit this nice park

Thank Flman1
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Make sure you visit at night when the lights are on. The area is somewhat dangerous, so don't go on your own.

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Interestesting I guess but the 20 or so photos there were well worth the stop here. The lights themselves are-well-just lights.

Thank Neil A
Reviewed 7 March 2017

In the day time many to stores to shop. you can spend a couple days in this neighborhood for shopping very inexpensive.

Thank Hector F
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...More

Thank SandBAtlanta
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...More

Thank tikismom
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...More

Thank Josh F
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.

Thank Joei S
Nearby Restaurants
589 reviews
1.04 km away
Hacienda - Junin
310 reviews
.91 km away
Restaurante Hatoviejo
95 reviews
.87 km away
Cafe Botero
101 reviews
.84 km away
Nearby Attractions
Metro de Medellin
2,049 reviews
.35 km away
Museo de Antioquia
1,549 reviews
.82 km away
Plaza Botero
3,537 reviews
.82 km away
Plaza Mayor
226 reviews
.56 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Parque de la Luz staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines