Must-see attractions in Barichara

  • Parque para las Artes park in Barichara village, Colombia.

    Parque Para Las Artes


    A lovely little park decorated with impressive water features (although they were out of service when we visited), statues carved by local sculptors and…

  • Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepción


    This 18th-century sandstone church is the most elaborate structure in Barichara, looking somewhat too big for the town’s needs. Its golden stonework …

  • Taller Centro Dia


    Inside the courtyard of the Museo Aquileo Parra, this collective of 24 senior citizens weaves bags and other artisanal products from fique fibers using…

  • Iglesia de Santa Bárbara


    Atop a hill at the north end of town, Barichara's oldest church was carefully reconstructed in the 1990s (only the facade survived). The floor has quite a…

  • Capilla de Jesús Resucitado


    This humble pale-yellow chapel has a fine baroque mahogany altarpiece. The original bell tower was damaged by lightning but has since been restored. Do…

  • Capilla de San Antonio


    Capilla de San Antonio is the youngest of the town’s churches, dating from 1831.

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