Symbols of the city such as the first phone in Colombia, coronation dresses worn by the Barranquilla Carnival queens, and even letters and manuscripts by Simón Bolívar are preserved in the Romantic Museum, a house in the heart of the El Prado neighborhood that belonged to the Freund family. Barranquilla’s significance in the country’s history can be seen here.
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.