St. Nicholas’ Church

Barranquilla - The joy of Barranquilla

Photo by: Alcaldía de Barranquilla 

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Barranquilla

The joy of Barranquilla

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St. Nicholas’ Church - A jewel in the historic center

Photo by: Alcaldía de Barranquilla

St. Nicholas’ Church

 

The construction of the neo-Gothic church of Saint Nicholas of Tolentino dates from the second decade of the 17th century. The temple, located in the historic center of Barranquilla, dominates St. Nicholas square on the eastern side of Bolívar Walk. This church is one of the symbols of the city and was declared a National Culture Site by the Ministry of Culture in 2005.

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.