El Castillo Museo y Jardines, Medellin

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Charming El Castillo Museo y Jardines features a wealth of artifacts exhibited in an early 20th-century mansion. Built in the 1930s in the Gothic style of French medieval castles, the building was the home of Diego Echavarria Misas and his family until his death in 1971, when the home and many of the objects in it were donated to the state. The permanent collection occupies nine rooms and features a large selection of paintings and other objects. Temporary exhibits display the work of local artists within the impressive building. For El Castillo Museo y Jardines and beyond, use our Medellin day trip planning tool to get the most from your Medellin vacation.
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  • I was impressed with with the quantity and quality of pieces of art in this museum. They were not collected from other locations and placed in this home. It is a well-preserved step back in time of....  more »
  • What a Beautiful and Stunning place. Each room was a work of art. The grounds are well maintained and the fountain is the shining star. Our guide was well informed and gave so much interesting...  more »
  • Gorgeous place! Full of experiences, history and so many other things. I loved it. The place itself is perfect for a photo shooting. The panoramic view of medellin 😍😍😍. It's a must.
  • This is more modern history than most castles! Worth the trip to hear the story and see the home.

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