We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Parque de la Luz

Plaza Cisneros, Medellin, Colombia
No entry fee. Enrich your experience with a tour or activity!
Popular ways to visit!
from US$159
More Info
Medellín City Tour Including Metro Cable and Food Tour
from US$159
More Info
Medellín Combo City Tour Including Street Art and Food Tour
from US$159
More Info
Full-Day Private Medellín City Tour
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good36%
  • Average27%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
Plaza Cisneros, Medellin, Colombia
Write a Review
Reviews (166)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 20 May 2017

Make sure you visit at night when the lights are on. The area is somewhat dangerous, so don't go on your own.

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Interestesting I guess but the 20 or so photos there were well worth the stop here. The lights themselves are-well-just lights.

Thank Neil A
Reviewed 7 March 2017

In the day time many to stores to shop. you can spend a couple days in this neighborhood for shopping very inexpensive.

Thank Hector F
Reviewed 16 December 2016

A beautiful park in the center of the city. Many violent, terrible things happened in this park during the dark, drug infested days. City leaders knew that by shining light on dark places, you begin to bring out the best. Now this is an area...More

Thank SandBAtlanta
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I wish we had seen this at night but it is still a neat place to visit as its historical background is interesting. It was once a place of corruption and crime and the city of Medellin rebuilt this park to represent light/hope for the...More

Thank tikismom
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We starting watching the Netflix TV series Narcos, based on the rise and influence of drug traffickers in the late 20th century with a focus on Medellín’s own Pablo E. (the infamous criminal). Being amongst the now very modern city it was insane to think...More

Thank Josh F
Reviewed 21 November 2016

its lovely, but not much happening, but the tall lights are awesome. great for picture taking and admiring. but was very quiet, few people walking or relaxing.

Thank Joei S
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The square of crime is transformed into the square of hope. With tall poles with lights on them. This place looks really good at night when light up.

Thank MadeByVR
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

It has long torches or lights , located between two busy streets. It also has some bamboo trees that provide some ambience to the park This area used to be haven for drug dealers, now is for public use and for tourists to visit. Tip:...More

Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 11 August 2016

It is a beautiful park with thin long concrete columns of light. I went there during the day and I think it still looked beautiful. I would suggest not to go there at night because it isn't in the safest area of the city but...More

Thank NishitaJajodia
Nearby Restaurants
Salon Versalles
519 reviews
1.04 km away
Hacienda - Junin
288 reviews
.91 km away
Restaurante Hatoviejo
90 reviews
.87 km away
Cafe Botero
95 reviews
.84 km away
Nearby Attractions
Metro de Medellin
1,858 reviews
.35 km away
Museo de Antioquia
1,487 reviews
.82 km away
Plaza Botero
3,330 reviews
.82 km away
Plaza Mayor
211 reviews
.57 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Parque de la Luz staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines