Photos: Drug Lord Pablo Escobar’s Colombian Mansion, Which is Now a Quirky But Dilapidated Theme Park

Main Gate

Escobar’s first drug trafficking plane, Piper, hangs at the main gate of El Parque Temático de la Hacienda Nápoles.

Our friend Pete Hottelet of Omni Consumer Products shared photos with us of his recent visit to Hacienda Nápoles, the mansion of the late Columbian drug lord Pablo Escobar. The estate is now open to the public as a quirky theme park (it’s called, El Parque Temático de la Hacienda Nápoles). Escobar died in 1993 and, in 2007, the 7.7 square mile estate, located in Puerto Triunfo (100 miles east of Medellin, Colombia), opened as a very unique tourist attraction by the Municipality of Puerto Triunfo.

Pool

Pool at the first house past the entry gate

Sculpture

Pterodactyl sculpture over the lake

Hippo

Pink hippo sculpture – (Pete says, “Why not, right?”)

Birds

Parrots

Defunct hovercraft

Defunct hovercraft

Tower

Dilapidated guard tower

Bullfighting Ring

Escobar’s private bullfighting ring

Airstrip

Escobar’s private airstrip

Airstrip

Escobar’s private airstrip

Helicopter

Helicopter and guard tower

Butterfly

Butterfly conservatory

Tennis Courts

Tennis courts

The Main House

The main house, now destroyed

Guest

Guest house near the helipad

View

Medellin seen from above

photos by Pete Hottelet

Thanks Pete!

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