On a visit to Barranquilla you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Barranquilla. These places are what Barranquilla is all about. These must see places in Barranquilla will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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at Parque Cultural del Caribe | Calle 36 Nº 46-66, Barranquilla, Colombia
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Caribbean museum is located within the Caribbean cultural park and was opened to public in 2009. Being the first regional museum it houses a lot of collections which describe the evolution of Caribbean as a society. All the elements relating to social, cultural, economic, political dimensions are exhibited there. Besides this they have many exc...
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Calle 77 68-40, Barranquilla, Colombia
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
An interesting place to visit to see different kind of animals and trees. The Zoo has about 500 animals and 140 species. From a humble beginning in 1952 as a small nursery to a full-fledged zoo with a lot of species, it has a great deal of variety. All kinds of animal species from Asian, African and American continents are present in the zoo along ...
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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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Calle 106 con Carrera 89, Barranquilla, Colombia
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Bocas de Cenizas is a canal that starts at the mouth of River Magdalena where it joins the Caribbean sea and is quite famous for its boating. The view from the pier as well as on route is breath-taking. There’s a small traveller train here that takes you till the very and comes back. It looks more like a hand wagon actually and accommodat...
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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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Avenida la Paz, Calle 33B, Barranquilla, Colombia
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The Plaza San Nicolas is located at the heart of the city and was, in many ways, the heart of the city. The plaza is right in front of the cathedral of San Nicolas. A large open space where cultural gatherings and festival celebrations takes place. Also a favourite place of the military parades on July 20th or November 11th. The lights at the cathe...
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Calle 98 Cra. 52-115, Barranquilla, Colombia
10:00 am - 08:00 pm
A shopping mall sprawling over 12000 sqft that has everything you can think of under its roof. From famous foreign brands such as Gucci, addidas, marks and Spencer and a lot more to accessories, jewelleries, appliances etc the mall has it all. It has a lot of restaurants for refreshments as well as kid’s play area and cinema hall for recreati...
Strategically located at the centre of the city of the city of Barranquilla Plaza de la Paz a huge open public square. The square was mainly constructed to accommodate the huge crowd who came to see Pope John Paul II on his Columbian visit in 1986. Other than that the Plaza is a regular favourite for festivities, celebration and sometimes protest t...
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Cra 54 No 49B-39, Barranquilla, Colombia
09:00 am - 05:30 pm
Casa Carnival is small but efficient museum displaying many carnival related stuff like costumes, masks and props. It’s an interactive museum which shows Audio visual content and explains the rich carnival history of Barranquilla. The carnival here throughout its evolution has grown as the second most popular in the world behind Rio’s c...
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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...