FREE TOUR BARRANQUILLA

The best option to discover the city in an economical way.

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What does the Free Tour Barranquilla consist of?

Possibly your best option to get to know Barranquilla in a fun and authentic way.

Free Tours in downtown Barranquilla, Colombia

A moment of culture and fun for everyone.

Enjoy your free tour of Barranquilla as a couple, with friends or in a group!

Free tours Barranquilla are the perfect excuse to take some time to learn more about Colombia’s cultural heritage.

The free tours Barranquilla are free tours organized by guides that show the most emblematic tourist sites of a town or city. These tours are usually done on foot.

Although there are several options and types of free tours in Colombia, most of them are tours that include approximately 10 to 12 people. and last between 1 and 3 hours depending on the planned itinerary.

In any case, always check the detailed information we provide to know all the details of your free tour: schedules, cancellation policy, meeting point and all the information you need to make the most of your experience without having to worry about anything.

What to see and do in Barranquilla?

Barranquilla is a vibrant and energetic city located on the northern coast of Colombia. Known as the “Golden Gate”, this metropolis has become an important economic and cultural center. Barranquilla’s rich and diverse history is reflected in its architecture, where colonial buildings coexist with modern skyscrapers.


Barrio Abajo
Barrio Abajo, located in the charming city of Barranquilla, is a cultural jewel that captivates visitors with its rich history and vibrant atmosphere. This picturesque neighborhood is characterized by its cobblestone streets and colorful colonial houses that evoke the splendor of the past. Strolling through its narrow streets, one can immerse oneself in the traditional Caribbean music that resonates in every corner thanks to the talented local musicians.


Temple of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
The Temple of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, located in the city of Barranquilla, is a majestic construction that represents one of the main places of worship and religious veneration in the region. With its imposing neo-Gothic architecture and tall towers that soar skyward, this temple stands as a living testimony to the Catholic fervor rooted in this community.


Carnival Museum
The Carnival Museum in Barranquilla is a cultural jewel that immerses us in the rich history and traditions of this emblematic festivity of Colombia. Located in the heart of the city, this museum invites us to explore the roots of Barranquilla’s carnival through its colorful exhibits and fascinating displays.

Description

At the appointed time, we will meet in front of the Carnival Museum to start this
free tour of Barranquilla
. Are you ready to discover what it’s like to live in
one of the most important cities in Colombia
? Let’s go there!

We will begin to walk through the area known as the
Barrio Abajo, epicenter of the popular culture of Barranquilla.
. We will see the typical colorful houses and talk about the importance and deep-rooted tradition of the carnival. and deep-rooted tradition of the carnival in the city. Did you know that this festival has been declared
Intangible Heritage of Humanity
?

During the free tour, we will contemplate the façades of different churches, such as the temple of the Sacred Heart of Jesus or the Mary Queen Cathedral. We will also see the
Edgard Rentería Baseball Stadium
the customs building and we will talk about some of the illustrious characters of this city, such as the writer Gabriel García Márquez or the singers Joe Arroyo and Shakira.

In addition, we will make some stops where we will make contact with artisans, plastic artists, dancers, cooks and
artisans, plastic artists, dancers, cooks or historians of the area.
of the area. It will be most enriching!

After an hour and a half of sightseeing, we will end the free tour of Barranquilla at the Plaza de la Paz or in a central area of the city.

Meeting Point and Duration

The meeting point for the Free Tour Barranquilla is the Carnival Museum. It lasts approximately one hour and a half.

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