Julio Flórez House Museum

Barranquilla - The joy of Barranquilla

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Barranquilla

The joy of Barranquilla

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House of the poet Julio Flórez, Barranquilla

Photo by: Viceministerio de Turismo de Colombia.

Julio Flórez House Museum

 

Traces of one of the great poets of the country can be seen in the town of Usiacurí, where travelers can visit the Julio Flórez House Museum. This artist, regarded as the most popular poet of Colombia, was born in Chiquinquirá (Boyacá) on May 22, 1867 and died in this house on February 7, 1923. Artisans sell products made from the Iraca palm nearby.

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.