One of the greatest musicians in the history of Colombia, Álvaro José Arroyo, known as Joe, is remembered with a statue designed by artist Yino Márquez. The 14-foot-tall sculpture is located in the Musicians Park and sits on a pedestal 33 feet high. Joe composed and sang "En Barranquilla me quedo,” “Tania,” and “Mary,” among other popular songs.
NEARBY ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES
Museums, historic squares, and lots of music await those who come to Barranquilla. Beaches and natural havens for relaxation are also found in and around this Caribbean city.