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Inside The World Of Cocaine Kingpin Pablo Escobar
Charismatic cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar is the subject of one of Medellin’s most unusual tours, which whisks tourists away into his old world.
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The Pablo Escobar Your

When chased, Escobar’s last retreat was this modest apartment. (The much-later street art is an unintentional but ironic commentary.)

(Paul Ross)

The Pablo Escobar Tour

When he was hunted-down, Escobar made an exit through this now-sealed back window. The roof was made famous on the cover of Mark Bowden's popular book, Killing Pablo.

(Paul Ross)

The Pablo Escobar Tour

The long abandoned 5 story apartment bunker called “Monaco” was built as a home fortress for the notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar.

(Paul Ross)

The Pablo Escobar Tour

A swimming pool and nearby tennis court, once exclusively reserved for Escobar henchmen, have fallen into a Xanadu-like state of disrepair.

(Paul Ross)

The Pablo Escobar Tour

The burial place of Escobar, his family and a trusted bodyguard.

(Paul Ross)

The Pablo Escobar Tour

The simple marker of the once mighty Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar.

(Paul Ross)

The Pablo Escobar Tour

Cable cars ride high over the rooftops of a formerly violent area, making transportation accessible and providing spectacular views of Medellin.

(Paul Ross)

The Pablo Escobar Tour

The modern thriving international city of Medellin is a far cry from its wild drug cartel days.

(Paul Ross)

Inside The World Of Cocaine Kingpin Pablo Escobar

Charismatic cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar is the subject of one of Medellin’s most unusual tours, which whisks tourists away into his old world.

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