Barranquilla

Spontaneous, happy and riverside, this is Barranquilla and its people.

LOCATION

Barranquilla is the capital of the Atlántico department. Located north of the Caribbean Region of Colombia, north of South America, on the shores of the mouth of the Río Grande de la Magdalena and the Caribbean Sea.

BOUNDARIES

East: Magdalena River and the department of Magdalena

North and Northeast: Caribbean Sea in an approximate extension of 90 km

South, Southwest and West: Department of Bolívar from Calamar to the Salinas de Galerazamba.

POPULATION

Barranquilla has a population of 1,206,319 inhabitants

AIRPORT

Located in the municipality of Soledad, 7 km from the center of Barranquilla in the Department of Atlántico, in the Caribbean Region of Colombia.

IATA code: BAQ

ICAO code: SKBQ

30th Street, 3rd Floor, Soledad, Atlántico – Colombia.

Telephone: +60(5) 3160900 Customer service: 018000181048

Email: info@aeropuertobaq.com

Website: www.aeropuertobaq.com

TRANSPORT TERMINAL

Central axis of land passenger mobility at an interdepartmental level in Barranquilla and its metropolitan area.

It is located in the municipality of Soledad, it is connected to Barranquilla through 45th Street or Murillo Avenue.

Carrera 14 No 54 - 186. Soledad - Atlántico

PBX: 3930043 - Whatsapp 304 532 9102

Gran Malecón

Gran Malecón

A unique space where sports, nature, gastronomy and culture come together, without leaving the city.
March 01, 2022 — Ven Vive Barranquilla
Monumento La Ventana al Mundo

Monumento La Ventana al Mundo

It is the tallest monument in Colombia, with 48 meters high. La Ventana is a structure of two columns of 2,000 square meters of laminated glass in red, yellow, green, blue and white.
February 28, 2022 — Ven Vive Barranquilla
Monumento "Ventana de Campeones"

Monumento "Ventana de Campeones"

Located in the Isla de la Loma sector, which in the future will connect with the Gran Malecón, it was built in homage to Junior de Barranquilla (local soccer team).

February 28, 2022 — Ven Vive Barranquilla
Museo del Carnaval

Museo del Carnaval

Cultural scene dedicated to the preservation, diffusion and exhibition of the manifestations and traditions of the carnival of Barranquilla to preserve the memory and celebrate during the 365 days of the year this festival Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.
February 28, 2022 — Ven Vive Barranquilla
Zoológico de Barranquilla

Zoológico de Barranquilla

Calle 76 Carrera 68 Corner. It houses more than 500 animals belonging to 140 species from different continents, in functional habitats. There will be a complete recreation program in which participants learn about the magic that the wild universe entails, as well as a family farm type space where children and adults can interact with some wild animals.
February 28, 2022 — Ven Vive Barranquilla
Estadio Metropolitano "Roberto Meléndez"

Estadio Metropolitano "Roberto Meléndez"

Av Murillo with ring road. Inaugurated on May 11, 1986. The stadium officially received the name of Roberto Meléndez, at the initiative of the journalist Chelo de Castro, from March 17, 1991 in honor of the player Roberto "El Flaco" Meléndez, a great soccer player (forward). history of Colombia at the time of non-professional sport. It is currently the home stadium of the Colombian National Team
February 28, 2022 — Ven Vive Barranquilla
Estadio "Romelio Martínez"

Estadio "Romelio Martínez"

Cra. 46 #72-155. Mythical scene of Barranquilla. For decades, the city's soccer fans gathered there to witness the best moments of the local professional soccer team, Junior, as well as the Atlántico Departmental Selection and the Colombian Selection. It was inaugurated in 1934 for the National Sports Games the following year and hosted the Central American Caribbean Games in 1946.
February 28, 2022 — Ven Vive Barranquilla
Estatua Ecuestre de Simón Bolívar

Estatua Ecuestre de Simón Bolívar

Made by the French sculptor Emmanuel Frémito, it is located on Paseo Bolívar donated by Don Gregorio Obregón to the city on the occasion of the first centenary of the Battle of Boyacá in 1919, previously it was located in the now-defunct Vallejo park, but because of the name change from Paseo Colón to Paseo Bolívar, the work was relocated there in 1940.
February 28, 2022 — Ven Vive Barranquilla
Monumento a las Mariposas Amarillas

Monumento a las Mariposas Amarillas

Public area of ​​5,000 square meters that connects the Plaza del Parque Cultural del Caribe and the Plaza de la Intendencia Fluvial. It has pedestrian accesses and landscaping with low vegetation and grass; as a central attraction, the homage to Gabriel García Márquez with the sculpture Mariposas amarillas, by the artist Henry Alvear, with dimensions of 5.5 meters high on a pedestal 1.2 meters high and 2.5 meters wide, made in steel.
February 28, 2022 — Ven Vive Barranquilla
Estadio de atletismo "Rafael Cotes"

Estadio de atletismo "Rafael Cotes"

Located next to the Metropolitan Stadium. It is the first specialized scenario for the practice of base sport that Barranquilla has, with regulatory facilities that will allow the dispute of national and international athletics tournaments in the city.

February 28, 2022 — Ven Vive Barranquilla
Monumento a Joe Arroyo

Monumento a Joe Arroyo

Carrera 46 between Calles 72 and 74. Joe kept his promise and stayed in Barranquilla, his adoptive city. Today the statue designed by the plastic artist Yino Marquez is located in the traditional Parque de los Músicos, with the touch of the clave in his hands, one of the most remembered images in presentations and concerts in the city.
February 28, 2022 — Ven Vive Barranquilla
Barrio El Prado

Barrio El Prado

Declared a National Monument, it was a model of urbanism and architectural avant-garde and imposed a new way of conceiving modern cities and their residential areas.
February 28, 2022 — Ven Vive Barranquilla