Barranquilla, the golden gate of Colombia

GENERAL INFORMATION

Destination Barranquilla, surface area 124 square kilometers

AIRPORT

Ernesto Cortissoz international Airport

LANGUAGE

Spanish

CURRENCY

Colombian peso

WEATHER

Max 27ºC/80ºF 
Min 13ºC/55ºF

TRANSPORTATION

Buses, mini-buses, Taxi, Transmetro Barranquilla

SURFACE AREA

124 km²

PLACES TO VISIT

ROMANTIC MUSEUM

This museum evokes passion and love for the Barranquilla Carnival, including the typical costumes that have leaved a trace in this traditional celebration.

Estimated distance from the airport

17 km (11 miles)

BOCAS DE CENIZA

The name (ash mouths) comes from the water color due to the mixture of the Atlantic Ocean and the Magdalena River, and it stand out for its view.

Estimated distance from the airport

25 km (16 miles)

SALGAR’S CASTLE

Located in Puerto Colombia, this national heritage is a distinguished cultural center for its art gallery and library.

Estimated distance from the airport

35 km (22 miles)

BARRANQUILLA ZOO

Celebrated for the conservation of species in danger of extinction, is a space filled with life and learning.

Estimated distance from the airport

17 km (11 miles)

What to eat in Barranquilla?

Try Barranquilla's cuisine

FOOD

  • Arroz de lisa
  • Butifarra
  • Stew of guandú with salty meat

BEVERAGES

  • Juices of mango
  • Sapot
  • Corozo
  • Loquar with milk
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