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Medellín | Moving stairway at Comuna 13

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The hillslope settlements of San Javier (Comuna 13) had the reputation as one of the most dangerous places in the World in the outgoing 20th Century, suffering from drug-related gang wars. Still populated by economically challenged people, Comuna 13 has undergone a dramatic improvement in safety, and quality of life in general, and some of its roads and moving stairways - built in 2006 to facilitate the access to the higher parts of the neighbourhood - have evolved to popular tourist destinations.

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on Thursday 11 August 2022 by Martin Mergili
Visits and license
1091 visits, CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 DEED license