Medellin is transforming towards a modern capital with spaces for citizens integration, where education, culture and respect are evidenced as part of a new scenery which foreign and natives adopt as their own. A place with scenery that evokes the drive of a settler’s race, which with perseverance and tenacity was able to conquer the mountains and establish what today, is a growing industrial metropolis.
Medellin has the title of the second most important city in Colombia after Bogota, its capital, and it is considered a commercial, industrial and technological development center in the country. With a denoted leadership in the area of finances, banking, politics, arts, culture, communications, fashion, and entertainment, it is achieving an important role in Latin America and becoming a center for development not only for this continent but for the world as well. It is important to highlight that this is the first city in Colombia to have an integrated transport system that runs through the city in its metropolitan area.
For all these reasons, it is the headquarters of organizations, institutions and regional, national and international companies and, for the last few years it has become a reference point for health tourism, convention tourism and sports tourism.
Among its people it is known as the City of Eternal Spring, The Silver Cup, The Mountain Capital, Botero City and Flower Capital; names that can be confirmed once you walk its streets and have contact with its people.