Castillo De Salgar

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  • Address: a 13.5 Km de Barranquilla y 3 de Puerto Colombia, Barranquilla, Colombia
  • Timings: 11:00 am - 11:59 pm Details
  • Phone: +57-53714545
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Landmark, Historical Site, Family And Kids

Castillo De Salgar - Review

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 defence oriented although some minor modifications were added later. Today the place hosts a classic restaurant and an art gallery. There are cultural events that are performed there which can be attended with family and friends.

Castillo De Salgar Ticket Prices

  • Prices depend on the event being attended.

How To reach Castillo De Salgar by Public Transport

  • Located 15 kms north of Barranquilla. Taxi would cost around 20000 to 25000 pesos.

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  • Castillo De Salgar Address: a 13.5 Km de Barranquilla y 3 de Puerto Colombia, Barranquilla, Colombia
  • Castillo De Salgar Contact Number: +57-53714545
  • Castillo De Salgar Timing: 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Castillo De Salgar Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Castillo De Salgar: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Castillo De Salgar

  • 95% of people who visit Barranquilla include Castillo De Salgar in their plan

  • 49.39% of people start their Castillo De Salgar visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Castillo De Salgar

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Castillo De Salgar

People normally club together Bocas De Cenizas and Centro Comercial Buenavista while planning their visit to Castillo De Salgar.

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Castillo De Salgar, Barranquilla Reviews

  • This is beautiful historic monument, with a great view of the neighboring cities and the Caribbean sea. In the castle there is a wonderful restaurant serving typical food, at fair prices. The only down side is that there is no information on the castle, unless you are there with people who know, it might just be a beautiful building.

  • Absolutely breathtaking! Like no other place 8ve been before. The house is not a big deal it's a colonial Spanish home very typical very average but the site that was spectacular. The wind blows hard enough to knock you over and take all of your problems away. There's tons of room to explore but definitely not a place for hyperactive kids the security there is not the best I mean in regards to railings and such.

  • It's a beautiful castle with amazing views. Plus, it has a restaurant and the good is just delicious. It is a romantic place and it is a wonderful plan to know more about Barranquilla s history.

  • Great food, depending on where you are seated you might get a tan. Get there early and you can get a seat inside with A/C. Very good service though all the food is great.

  • Lovely little spot to eat hidden away on the coast just north of Barranquilla. Don't need more than an hour to walk around, but could easily spend a couple of hours out of the wind chilling in the castle

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