Attractions

Museum in Barranquilla

Museo del Caribe

A very smart, modernistic, multimedia-heavy permanent exhibition detailing the culture, history, nature and people of Colombia's Carribbean. You're advised by staff to start on the upper floor and work your way down…
Museum in Barranquilla

Museo Romántico

The confusingly named Museo Romántico is actually a museum of the city's history, featuring quirky exhibits relating to Barranquilla's past, its famous carnival and some of the greats of history who have passed thro…
Museum in Barranquilla

Museo de Arte Moderno

Barranquilla's best art museum fills its space with rotating exhibitions from its larger permanent collection, which includes nationally renowned painters such as Alejandro Obregón. There are also temporary visiting…
Museum in Barranquilla

Museo de Antropología

On the 1st floor of the building of the Universidad del Atlántico, this museum displays a small collection of pre-Columbian pottery from different regions, including pieces from the Calima, Tumaco and Nariño culture…
Church in Barranquilla

Catedral Metropolitana

This modern cathedral was completed in 1982. Don't be put off by its squat, heavy, somewhat bunkerlike exterior – go inside. The beautiful interior features a number of impressive and large stained-glass windows.
Church in Barranquilla

Iglesia de San Nicolás

This mock-Gothic church halfway along Paseo Bolívar is worth entering for its main altarpiece and pulpit.