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Barranquilla, known as the Puerta de Oro de Colombia, is the main sea and river port of the country and the fourth most populated city in the Colombian territory. Its economic activity is dynamic and is mainly focused on industry, trade, finance and fishing.
Barranquilla is a top level corporate destination where culture, business and entertainment merge to create unforgettable experiences.
This city is the core of the Colombian Caribbean and offers a significant variety of hotels, restaurants and clubs, where Caribbean music revives every night the most expected event of the city: the Carnaval de Barranquilla.
This Carnival, declared by Unesco as a Master Work Piece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity, is representative due to its cultural diversity, dances, choreographies, folkloric groups and amazing costumes, which make it a unique show worldwide.
Each year, Barranquilla becomes the venue for large events, such as the jazz festival - Barranquijazz, which attracts renowned exponents of this musical genre from La Habana, New York, Los Angeles and San Juan. Furthermore, the Festival de Cuenteros and Sabor Barranquilla, are other events that fill the city with magic and culture.