Barranquilla Vacations & Travel Packages!
A city and municipality located in northern Colombia, Barranquilla is located near the Caribbean Sea. It is the largest city and port in the northern Caribbean Coast region of the country. The city strategically lies next to the delta of the Magdalena River. Barranquilla is a home to one of the most significant folk and cultural festivals of the country- the Carnival of Barranquilla, declared as a National Cultural Heritage by the Congress of Columbia and also recognized UNESCO. Tourists can discover several important aspects of Barranquilla which can offer wonderful sensations of beauty of this immense and lovely city.
Places of Interest in Barranquilla
Amira de la Rosa Theater
Located between the areas of Abajo del Rio and El Prado, Amira de la Rosa Theater is where the rich culture of the city gets displayed. It is a lovely theater boasting one the most modern infrastructures where concerts, plays, theater shows, art exhibits, and shows of a lot of artistic impressions are performed all round the year.
A popular museum in Barranquilla, Museo Romantico boasts an assortment of things like a replica of the old street called Camellon Abello, different dresses of the Queen of Carnaval, and the old Alfonso Fuenmayor typewriter that was used by the Noble Prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez to write his novel 'Leaf Storm'. In addition, there are a lot of letters from Simon Bolivar as well as old newspapers, records, and photographs.
An excellent place to visit for nature lovers and those who are seeking serenity, Climandiaro Beach is located near Barranquilla. It is a great place to enjoy nature walk or surfing. Tourists can relax in the midst of a calm seaside landscape surrounded by the mountain charm of the nature.
Located under the shade of colossal and old trees, Barranquilla Zoo offers tourists a chance to explore several exotic habitats of animals from all round the globe, especially those from the Caribbean. This beautiful zoo boasts more than 550 animals of 140 distinct species such as the eagle, flamingo, manatee, South American condor, manatee, lions, toucans, and more.