Barranquilla Tour

As the fourth largest city in Colombia, Barranquilla stands out for its vibrant activities and iconic landmarks. If you want to visit this city with your friends and family, book a Barranquilla tour and don’t miss out on the beautiful locations that attract more tourists every year.

About Barranquilla

Barranquilla is a port city in the North of Colombia, located at an equal distance between Cartagena and Santa Marta. Also known as Sandy City, Barranquilla has a population of about 1.2 million people and is famous for its Caribbean-influenced food, catchy music, and unique architecture.  

Barranquilla is also the home of a four-day carnival, with parades, dancing, colors, and music that reflect the country’s joyful culture. Since it’s the second biggest carnival after the one in Rio de Janeiro, UNESCO has declared this event a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. 

About the Tour

The tour across Barranquilla lasts eight hours, and you’ll visit the modern parts of the city. Our guide will take you to monuments like Venavitana al Mundo, a colorful 45-meter art piece built in 2018 that showcases the creativity and growth of the city. You’ll go to the Aleta del Tiburon, a construction honoring the city’s football team. The tour also includes the following locations:

  • Malecon del Rio Magdalena, a promenade near the river

  • Museum of the Barranquilla Carnival

  • Puerto Colombia, a coastal town with beaches and buildings

The tour includes a lunch in Barrio Las Flores, where you’ll try traditional dishes.

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Did You Know…

  • Shakira was born and raised in Barranquilla.

  • Cumbia is the city’s most popular music and dancing genre.

  • Barranquilla’s carnival has a colorful character known as Marimonda, a mix of a monkey and an elephant representing the city’s people.

Do You Want to Take a Barranquilla Tour?

If you want to see beautiful spots in Barranquilla, book our tour and come alone or with your friends and family. Contact us today!

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