Iglesia de San Nicolas de Tolentino, Barranquilla
(4.4/5 based on 50+ reviews on the web)
Head to Iglesia de San Nicolas de Tolentino, a cathedral of Roman Catholic denomination and a storied building of Gothic tradition that attracts scores of tourists every year. It took a staggering 300 years to build, from the early 17th century to the late 19th century; today, it presides over the square with its intricate yet grandiose architecture. A successful renovation in 2009 transformed the building into a local treasure. Do some research beforehand, as the church sometimes closes for cleaning and there is no public access on these days. Make Iglesia de San Nicolas de Tolentino a centerpiece of your Barranquilla vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Barranquilla trip itinerary planner.
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  • A historical place of the city of Barranquilla, Colombia, and also a very beautiful building located in the center of the historic old town of Barranquilla. The downtown area has a square recently ren...  more »
  • This architectural gem, recently restored, is neo-Gothic style and dates from 1932, is very beautiful to observe their many internal and external details.
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  • It is a beautiful restored Church recently time is located in a central area of the city and there is that beware because you have surrounding hazardous area still so worth it.
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  • A beautiful and magic place, you can make great photographs or have fun around the square
  • Located in the Centre of the old town of Barranquilla, was core social and commercial activity of the city until the middle of the 20th century.
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  • It looks spectacular, it is a great place to visit
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  • After it was recovered by the Mayor's Office, this place is very beautiful, makes that you one trip a day in which she was built, beautiful
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  • The Church was spectacular after remodeling, an extreme change gave your sector.
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