Iglesia de Santa Bárbara

Caribbean Coast

Dating from 1613, this unusual riverside church is undoubtedly the most striking building in Mompós, with its wide-eyed lions and griffins, its strange balcony-ringed bell tower, and its population of bats and swallows that stream in and out during evening mass. You can climb the bell tower (COP$2000) for a sweeping view of the river and the surrounding countryside.

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