It is not for nothing that Barranquilla is said to be the best city to eat in the Colombian Caribbean. And the variety of cuisines fused with elements of our immigrants make each dish a delicacy worth trying during your visit. Here are some places and dishes that you can't miss.
As every April 23rd is celebrated the World Day of the Spanish Language, on this occasion we want to pay tribute to our Nobel Prize in Literature: Gabriel Garcia Marquez, also known as 'Gabo'. Barranquilla was a place that influenced the life and work of this renowned writer, to the point of being inspiration for some of his best known books.
As a famous Colombian saying goes: "he who sins and prays draws", after a great season of celebration and excesses with the festivities of the Barranquilla Carnival - declared Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO - we bring you this guide of emblematic churches that you will not want to miss if you visit the city.
If you are wondering what to do near the city of Barranquilla you came to the right place, in this space you will discover places in the department of Atlántico that are charming, full of color, with lots of gastronomic variety and also full of history and culture.
Every place indeed has its charm but Usiacurí enchants all its visitors with the peace that is breathed, the tranquility that is lived, with its green hills and lush trees. Julio Flórez, the Colombian poet, is an example of that, he came to the municipality looking for a cure for his illness and found the love of his life, Petrona Moreno, with whom he had 5 children and the greatest happiness in the last years of his life.
When we talk about Barranquilla, those who have visited it make their mouths water. And the fact is that in this city where Arab, German, Italian, Chinese immigrants and people from all latitudes arrived, if there is something that can be done well is to eat. Having a gastronomic offer for all tastes.
Barranquilla is known worldwide, among other things, for hosting the most important festival in Colombia: the Carnival of Barranquilla, an event that brings together thousands of tourists between February and March each year, and has positioned itself as one of the most important events in Latin America.
Surely when you think of the Colombian Caribbean the first thing that comes to your mind is Cartagena. Don't worry! This beautiful colonial city has a natural charm with its great walls and stories of times of conquest, however, few know that just two hours from there it is possible to visit places of interest.
In these dificult times for all of us that have been working with passion and devotion for the tourism in Colombia, it is very ironic that now we are closing our doors to travelers in who we have invested a lot of time, convincing them to visit our country.
Barranquilla, also known as Colombia's golden gate, is recognized as the city with the first railway line in the country, also for having the first olympic stadium in Colombia, and the first commercial aviation company in the american continent. Without taking into account that it was the first city to create, 100 years ago, the second most consumed beer in the nation.