Barranquilla travel guide

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You're Going to Love Barranquilla

Barranquilla is a busy, cosmopolitan city on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. It is most famous for its Carnaval de Barranquilla, held on the four days before Ash Wednesday in February. It is an important sailing port and a renowned party town.

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When to Visit Barranquilla

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Barranquilla has a tropical savanna climate with high temperatures all year round. Cooling winds from April to November make it a pleasant time to visit.

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How to Get to Barranquilla

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Where to Stay in Barranquilla

Hotel Villa Giron on Carrera 38 has good basic accommodation in a reasonable area, while Hotel Barranquilla Plaza on Avenida Alberto Assa offers luxury in the city's most upscale neighborhood.

Popular Neighborhoods in Barranquilla

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How to Get Around Barranquilla

The Cost of Living in Barranquilla

Shopping Streets

Barranquilla's main shopping malls are CC Villa Country BAQ and Centro Comercial Buenavista, both in the north of the city. Local crafts are sold from stalls on 72nd Street and 46th Avenue.

Groceries and Other

A quart of milk in Barranquilla costs COL$2,375 and a loaf of bread is COL$2,000.

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Where to Eat in Barranquilla

Narcobollo on Carrera 43 offers hearty local fare at budget prices, while Cocina33 on Carrera 52 features fine Colombian dining with a focus on seafood. A meal in a casual restaurant will cost COL$10,000, with mains in a high-quality restaurant costing COL$25,000.