Barranquilla is one of the main cities of Colombia. It is located in the estuary of the Magdalena River, so it has one of the most important harbors of the country.
The city is known because of the Carnival of Barranquilla, where you will enjoy carriages and dresses dancing on the Caribbean music.
One of the greatest reasons to visit Barraquilla is it delicious gastronomy. Even if you are national or international tourist, you cannot miss the delicious dishes combining local and Caribbean flavors. Enjoy the sancocho de guandú con carne salada (soup of pigeon peas with salty meat), the bollos de yucca or the drinks made of fruits like corozo, tamarindo, sapote and loquat.
Parks and gardens
If you are looking for a moment of disconnection with the city and integration with nature, in Barranquilla you will find the famous Natural Park Isla de Salamanca, declared as Nature reserve by UNESCO. An island of nature where you can see a great number of birds and declared as Ramsar site of world importance.
Remember to follow the recommendations to walk through the paths without altering the environment.