Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Barranquilla is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Barranquilla a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Barranquilla.
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Best of Art and Cultural Places to Visit
Discover the local culture and art of Barranquilla.
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a 13.5 Km de Barranquilla y 3 de Puerto Colombia, Barranquilla, Colombia
11:00 am - 11:59 pm
A military fortification built in 1848 on the ruins of a previous fort San Antonio. Castillo Salgar has served many purposes since then. Some of them being a military fortification, a prison, an institution for disabled and a university of arts. Its architecture is distinctively colonial with vast corridors and archways. The construction is mainly ...
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Cra 54 No 53-122, Barranquilla, Colombia
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The Cathedral of Virgin Mary is a modern Cathedral whose construction took almost 30 years and was finished in the 80’s. Its unique modern architecture distinguishes it from all other cathedrals in terms of its sheer size and style. It can accommodate upto 4000 people with a plot of about 12,261 sqmt. The cathedral is 92 mts long, 38 mts wide...
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Via 40 #36 - 135, Barranquilla, Colombia
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Old customs house is a cultural centre of the city and houses libraries and archives. The building looks like a classic republican colonial building with a bright yellow shade and a brilliant view of the Atlantic. The building is home to Historical Archive of Atlántico, the Pilot Library of the Caribbean, the Caribbean Pilot Library Chil...
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Cl 70 Cra 56 y-57, Barranquilla, Colombia
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
A beautiful church located just minutes away from Hotel Del Prado. The church is dedicated to dogma of the Immaculate Conception by Mary, freeing her from all sins. It was constructed in late 40’s and was inaugurated by Bishop Carlos Valiente and has since then become one of the favourite places of worship for the local catholics. The beautif...
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race 42 No. 33-45, Center district, Barranquilla
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Located at the heart of the city St. Nicolas church has been under construction since the 17th century. A beautiful church with a strong Neo Gothic architecture it contains an invaluable relic, a piece of bone of St. Nicolas is embedded inside the altar. The San Nicolas Plaza is located just outside the church and is an important location for festivities and celebration.
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36-135, Barranquilla, Atlantico, Colombia
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
One of the best & biggest library in Barranquilla, the place is home to not just books but movies and music as well. It has a total of 173,000 items among which about 40,000 are bibliographies. Covering a wide range of topics such as literature, music, art history, urban planning, history, sociology, finance, legal sciences, philosophy, social ...
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Boyacá #36, Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Built after a turbulent time when the city of Barranquilla was hit by cholera epidemic, the townspeople gathered an image of San Roque and prayed for the end of the epidemic. Finally when it ended a church was built on the place to honour the saint in 1881. The church has a very Gothic Florentine to it and has a lot of relics inside. It’s one...