Parque Lineal Ciudad del Rio

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Parque Lineal Ciudad del Rio
Parque Lineal Ciudad del Rio
Ciudad del Rio
Ciudad del Rio

The Parque Lineal Ciudad del Rio is a swath of public green space that runs behind the buildings of the Ciudad del Rio apartment complex.

In addition to residents, the park has become an increasingly popular destination for paisas from around the city.

They come to walk and play with their dogs, have picnics, skateboard, bicycle, hang out with friends, and just relax.

Weather permitting, late Saturday afternoons and evenings, as well as Sundays are the most popular days to visit.

Walking through the park during the weekends, you may also catch a whiff of marijuana, but don’t let that scare you off. There’s always plenty of police walking the length of the park, keeping an eye on everyone.

A few times each year, concerts and events are held in the plaza behind the art museum, which draw even bigger crowds.

For those that don’t bring their own food, there are vendors selling snacks and ice cream throughout Parque Lineal Ciudad del Rio.

Several water fountains can also be found, including ones that are near the ground for canine friends.

Adjacent the museum is Bonuar, which offers some of the best burgers in the city. And in front of the museum, you’ll find several smaller restaurants and cafes, in addition to an ATM machine.

Parque Lineal Ciudad del Rio
Parque Lineal Ciudad del Rio
A section of Parque Lineal Ciudad del Rio viewed from an apartment above
A section of Parque Lineal Ciudad del Rio viewed from an apartment above
Dog lovers from all around the city visit the park every weekend
Dog lovers from all around the city visit the park every weekend
Graffiti in the park
Graffiti in the park
Skate park
The skate park attracts a regular crowd of skateboarders and BMX bike riders
The Modern Art Museum of Medellin
The Modern Art Museum of Medellin
The plaza in front of the Modern Art Museum is also popular with skateboarders
The plaza in front of the Modern Art Museum is also popular with skateboarders
Bonuar Restaurant offers the best food in Ciudad del Rio
Bonuar Restaurant offers the best food in Ciudad del Rio
A few southeast toward the rest of Poblado. The park can be seen at the bottom, in the foreground
A few southeast toward the rest of Poblado. The park can be seen at the bottom, in the foreground
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  1. It’s a very cool park to visit and have picnic with friends. I see a lot of Couchsurfing events taking place there. Imagine, when all of that construction is finished it will probably be one of the most desired parts of town to be in (especially for expats).